Johnson, R.M (2016) Assessment of torrent erosion impacts on the eastern flank of Thirlmere Reservoir and A591 (Cumbria) following Storm Desmond 2015. United Utilities.


Confidential client (United Utilities) report on the impact of Storm Desmond (December 2015) on mountain streams and infrastructure in a Lake District mountain catchment. It includes archive analysis of past events, geomorphological assessment of sediment dynamics using sediment budget and GIS morphometric analysis. Results are significant as this is a rare example of extreme event impact in multiple UK mountain streams. Recommendations made to the client provided measures for more effective and sustainable catchment management

Item Type: Commissioned Report

Additional contributions by J. Warburton and M. Kincey.

Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GB Physical geography
Divisions: College of Liberal Arts
Date Deposited: 06 Mar 2017 16:03
Last Modified: 06 Mar 2017 16:03
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