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UKEOF Monitoring and Modelling webinar

9th July 2018 15:00 to 16:00

The aim of this webinar is to disseminate findings of the workshop held in Birmingham (7th March 2018).

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Purpose of workshop: Foster relations between monitoring and modelling communities within UKEOF partner organisations to promote two way interaction.  In particular, the role of modelling in helping design monitoring programmes will be explored.  

Outcomes: Knowledge exchange over good practice, greater understanding of monitoring/modelling, awareness of the efficiencies and opportunities afforded by innovative monitoring.  Identification of opportunities for enhanced engagement between monitoring and modelling communities, priorities for future activities (including research), and where UKEOF can facilitate.

 Timetable

15:00-15:05 Introduction
(Chair: David Roy; Centre for Ecology & Hydrology)
15:05-15:45

Breakout discussions group feedback
(including scope of discussion; key points raised and next steps)

The risk based approach to monitoring and its implementation
(Lead: Neil Preedy; Environment Agency)

Integration across common measures, including new techniques (eDNA, sensors)
(Lead: David Allen; Natural Resources Wales)

Supporting decisions and policies: dealing with uncertain data from monitoring and modelling
(Lead: Graeme Cameron; Scottish Environment Protection Agency)

Common understanding of the challenge by environmental managers, modellers and monitoring experts
(Lead: Ben Payne; Natural England)

15:45-15:55

Next steps: discussion and feedback
(Gareth Old; Centre for Ecology and Hydrology)

15:55-16:00

Closing comments
(David Roy)

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