This is a three year study funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). The research uses historical records and oral history approaches to explore how people have understood, been affected by and have responded to climate variability and extreme events through time.
Specifically we are exploring how and why particular events become inscribed into the cultural fabric of communities and how they have contributed to community change in historical and cultural contexts.
The project will use case study based archival research and oral history interviews in order to:
Here you'll find more information about each member of the research team and our non-academic project partner organisations.
On these pages you can read about our research aims and objectives, methods, case study regions and the TEMPEST database.
This is the place to explore extreme weather events, historical and contemporary. You'll also find links to other weather websites.
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