Marisa Goulden

University of East Anglia


Role at Tyndall
Marisa is a Lecturer in Climate Change, researching and teaching on topics related to adaptation to environmental change and international development, water security and management of water resources, livelihoods and resilience.

Research Interests
Current research: climate change, human security and conflict; adaptation and resilience to climate change; water resource management institutions; impacts of climate change on human and water security in internationally shared river basins (River Nile and River Niger). Marisa's PhD: Livelihood diversification, social capital and resilience to climate variability amongst natural resource dependent societies in Uganda.


Tolhurst, T., Reid, B., Andrews, J., Giannopoulos, G., Grant, A., Lorenzoni, I., Peake, L., Goulden, M., Waters, J., Donaldson, C., Bremner, J., Dolphin, T., Garcia, C., Kennedy, K. (2015) The December 2013 North Sea storm caused the biggest UK storm surge for 60 years

Giannopoulos, G., Peake, L., Reid, B., Andrews, J., Grant, A., Lorenzoni, I., Goulden, M., Waters, J., Dolphin, T., Bremner, J., Tolhurst, T. (2015) Environmental and social impacts of the 2013 Storm Surge on the North Norfolk coast (Poster)

Zografos, C., Goulden, M., Kallis, G. (2014) Sources of human insecurity in the face of hydro-climatic change Full Text UEA Repository  (Article)

 Goulden, M., Conway, D. (2013)
  Adaptation to floods in the Nile Basin: A case study of the 1997/98 floods in the Upper White Nile UEA Repository (Chapter)

 Goulden, M. C., Adger, W. N., Allison, E. H., Conway, D. (2013) Limits to resilience from livelihood diversification and social capital in lake social-ecological systems in Uganda Full Text UEA Repository  (Article)

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Contact information


Phone: +44 (0)1603 59 2808

Postal Address
Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research University of East Anglia Norwich NR4 7TJ UK