Current Research

My main research interests center around the global land surface hydrological cycle and particularly the question of whether the hydrologic cycle is intensifying in response to climate change and global warming. The potential effects of intensification on the environment and society in terms of changes to the availability or absence of water, such as through flooding or drought, is relatively unknown but potentially large and damaging. In an attempt to address these issues my research has looked at a number of inter-related themes: