TSUNAMI -- Linking Insurance and Science Science Community

This is a list of links to websites of interest in the scientific community arranged in alphabetical order. If you find other links that are relevant to TSUNAMI please let James Orr know.

Categories: Academic Non-Academic

Academic Links

Research Councils

Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
Economic and Social Research Council
Medical Research Council
Natural Environment Research Council
Council for the Central Laboratory of the Research Councils

Online maps

UK College Map
A clickable image map showing most of the UK academic colleges.
UK Universities
A clickable image map showing the location of most of the UK Universities.
UK Research Map
A clickable image map of most of the UK research institutions. Some may have links with UK academic institutions.

Institutions and academic centres

British Antarctic Survey
British Geological Society
CEFAS - Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science
Centre for Ecology and Hydrology
Centre for Atmospheric Science, Cambridge University

Climate Research Unit, University of East Anglia
One of the worlds leading climate analysis centres and a major source of climate data.
Climate Impacts LINK Project
Funded by DETR the LINK project is the interface between the international climate research community and the Hadley Centre for the provision of the results from their climate change experiments.
IPCC Data Distribution Centre
Established to support the scientists involved in the Third Assessment Report of the IPCC. The DDC provides GCM model results, climate change scenarios, observed climate data and data for non-climatic baselines and scenarios.
Environment Centre, Leeds University
The Hazards Forum
Established in 1989 by the four major engineering institutions, the Institutions of Civil, Electrical, Mechanical and Chemical Engineers.
It aims to improve the public understanding of risk, while developing its work on the analysis of hazardous events, dissemination of lessons learned and the promotion of risk reduction strategies for both technological and natural disasters.
Meteorological Office
The UK national meterological service provider. Also related is the Hadley Centre who carry out climate research studies.
Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory
Royal Meteorological Society
A professional organisation for all atmospheric scientists and meteorologists.

Funding Programmes

UTLS - Upper Troposphere / Lower Stratosphere Research Programme
UTLS is a Natural Environment Research Council programme. It's funded for 5 yrs and is particularly concerned with research into ozone in the upper troposphere / lower stratosphere.

UWERN - Universities Weather Research Network


Non-Academic Links

Institute of Civil Engineers
Society for Risk Analysis
World Meteorological Organisation


Home Page
TSUNAMI funding

Current Issues

Natural Hazards links

Anthropogenic links

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Pacific coast roller

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