Hayley Fowler


Prof. Hayley Fowler is Professor of Climate Change Impacts at Newcastle University.  Her research focuses on improved physical understanding of changing precipitation extremes and providing better projections for climate adaptation.  She is a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union (2018) and a Royal Society Wolfson Research Fellow (2014-19) for her work on understanding climate change impacts on hydrological systems, extreme rainfall and flooding, following a Philip Leverhulme Prize (2011) and NERC Postdoctoral Fellowship (2006-10).  She leads the Global Energy and Water Exchanges (GEWEX) Project Hydroclimatology Panel sub-daily precipitation cross-cut, and is Chief Editor of Frontiers in Interdisciplinary Climate Studies.  She is a Contributing Author to the Water Cycle and Extremes Chapters for the WGI IPCC 6th Assessment Report and Chapter 1 of the UK 3rd Climate Change Risk Assessment (CCRA).  She is co-chairing the Net Zero Task Force – part of Newcastle-upon-Tyne’s Climate Change Convention.  Her research (>110 ISI-cited papers; Google Scholar H-index = 53; citations = >12000) is funded by NERC, EPSRC, GCRF, Defra, EU, ERC, Royal Society, Leverhulme Trust, British Council and UK Water Industry Research (>12M).

Hayley Fowler

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