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Joshua Peters is a PhD student at the University of Strathclyde investigating multiple perspectives of climate change risks to freshwater ecosystem services within Scotland. Josh has a particular interest in creating decision making tools for stakeholder risk management, these tools aim to highlight water resource services which are vulnerable to the impacts of climate change.
Josh is part of the newly founded exciting cross-Faculty Centre for Doctoral Training program at the University of Strathclyde in Global Environmental Monitoring and Policy (GEMaP). This new centre marks the start of a new international program in environmental monitoring at the University of Strathclyde. The CDT brings together researchers from interdisciplinary research backgrounds and provide a unique training experience in science, policy, economics and metrology.
The interdisciplinary supervisory team includes Dr Jen Roberts (Civil and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering) and Prof John Quigley (Management Science, Strathclyde Business School).
Josh has a research background which focuses on Climate change impacts, whether this be measuring direct impacts to ecosystems or finding the root causes of ecosystem service degradation. Josh’s research has taken him to many places including: Belize, Tanzania, Fiji and The Maldives.
Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals
In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):
Master of Natural Science, University of Akureyri
Award Date: 1 Jul 2017
Bachelor of Science, University of Portsmouth
Award Date: 1 Jul 2015
- Climate change
- Decision making
- Water Resources
- Risk assessment and management
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Global Environmental Monitoring and Policy (GEMaP) Centre for Doctoral Training: Quantifying the risks and impacts of climate change on water resources in Scotland.
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