Water Resources and Ecosystems

Led by Graham Jewitt, this department focuses on sustaining inland natural resources by balancing the development, protection and restoration of freshwater ecosystems and increasing substantially the share of renewable energy.

Chair Groups

Aquatic Ecosystems

Creates better understanding of the relationship between the ecological structure, function and integrity of wetlands in the support of livelihoods.

Hydrology and Water Resources

Contributes to a better understanding of hydrological processes, to improve techniques for data monitoring and handling, to improve modelling of processes within the hydrological cycle, and to interpret and present results for implementation of integrated water resources management.

River Basin Development

Investigates processes in the natural and built environment which are determinant for the design and planning of sustainable water infrastructures prepared for global change.


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