To provide system-scale understanding of the inter-relationships between climate impacts, the urban economy, land use, transport and the built environment and to use this understanding to design cities that are more resilient and adaptable.
To develop methods for generating of city-scale climate change scenarios that are consistent with UKCP09.
To develop and demonstrate new methods to analyse the interactions between climate impacts and the regional and urban economy.
To analyse the relationship between the spatial configuration of cities and their resilience to climate impacts.
To provide decision support tools for adaptation of urban areas, and to work with stakeholders to demonstrate how these tools can be used to develop strategies for transitions to resilience at a city scale.
Duration: July 2009 - June 2012