Mellor Archaeological Trust Seminar 11th December

Drone Mill

In the Eye of the STORM: Climate Change & Heritage in the UK and beyond

The UK partners of the €7.2 Million EU Horizon2020 research project: University of Salford, Mellor Archaeological Trust, and Sparta Digital) will showcase the project in this free seminar on climate change, natural disasters and heritage.

Taking place on Tuesday 11th December speakers from across the STORM project (University of Salford, Mellor Archaeological Trust and our colleagues from Direção-Geral do Património Cultural (Directorate-General for Cultural Heritage) in Portugal, alongside our Austrian colleagues from the Zentralanstalt für Meteorologie und Geodynamik (Central Institution for Meteorology and Geodynamics) - Austria's national meteorological service will come together alongside experts from other important heritage and climate change projects including but not limited to: Cherish, CITIZAN, Historic England and the Derwent Valley WHS.

Seminar to be held at Mellor Parish and Conference Centre, Church Road, Mellor, SK6 5LX

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Provisional Programme

  • 09:00 – Registration and tea
  • 10:00 - Welcome – Bob Humphrey Taylor (MAT)
  • 10:10 - Introduction and overview to the STORM project -Mike Nevell (UoS)
  • 10:40 - Modelling the impact of climate change on North-West England - Rosmarie DeWit (ZAMG)
  • 11:10 - The Mellor Pilot Site - Robert J Williamson (MAT)

11.40 - Break

  • 11.50 - The CHERISH Project - Louise Barker
  • 11.20 - The CHERISH Project - Sarah Davies
  • 11:50 - Citizan project - Stephanie Ostrich
  • 12:20 - Derwent Valley WHS and Flooding - David Knight (T&PA)
  • 12:40 - Climate change and heritage policy - Hannah Fluck (Historic England)

13:00 - Lunch (Free buffet lunch for all guests)

  • 14:00 - Tour of Old Vicarage Site and climate sensors
  • 14:45 - Tour of Mellor Old Mill and climate sensors
  • 15:45 - Return for tea, cake
  • 16:00 - Round table discussion: Influencing policy in the UK and Europe (Direção-Geral do Património Cultural)

17:00 - Finish