Catalogue of Environmental Research Expertise in Ireland

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Researcher Contact Details

Research Title: Dr.

Contact First Name: Kieran

Contact Surname: Hickey

Contact Address:

AC 125 School of Geography and Archaeology National University of Ireland, Galway Newcastle Road Galway city Rep. of Ireland

Telephone Contact Number: 00353 91 492128

Fax Contact Number: 00353 91 495505

Email Address: kieran.hickey@nuigalway.ie

Organisation Details

Organisation Type: Higher Education Organisation

Higher Education Organisation Name: National University of Ireland, Galway

Other Organisation Name(s) if appropriate:

Research Organisation or Company/Corporate Website: http://www.nuigalway.ie/geography/staff/hickey.html

Organisation or Individual Expertise:
I am a historical climatologist by training and have an extensive interest in all aspects of historical climatology, extreme weather events, climate history and climate change. I have particularly focussed on storms whether mid-latitude or tropical and have published extensively in these areas. In addition I have and am currently carrying out research on the climate history of Ireland with particular reference to extreme weather events and the Little Ice Age, some of which has been published but much more is to come. I have also researched extensively on flooding both river and coastal and am active in research in the coastal-climate ihterface again with an emphasis on extreme events. Finaly I am very active in research in natural history especially wolves and also the natural history of Ireland.

Organisation or Individual Expertise Keywords:
historical climatology storms hurricanes climate history of Ireland extreme weather events climate change wolves natural history of Ireland

National Research Funding

EPA Research Programme

This researcher or research organisation has expressed interest in the following areas:

 EPA Water Research Pillar
 Climate Change Research

Involvement in Relevant National Expert Groups


EU Research Partnerships

This researcher or research organisation has expressed interest in the following areas of EU Research Partnerships:

Climate Change


Interests indicated in the Climate Change Joint Programming Initiative

 Moving towards Reliable Decadal Climate Predictions

Relevant information in relation to Participation relevant experts groups

No information specified

Details of any previous or current EU-funded projects the individual or organisation were involved in.

No information specified

Water


Interests indicated in the Water Joint Programming Initiative

Details of any previous or current EU-funded projects the individual or organisation were involved in.

Experience of participation in expert groups in this area

Any relevant information in relation to Participation in WssTP or other relevant experts groups

Involvement in EU-funded research projects

Other areas of expertise:


Horizon 2020


Horizon 2020 website

Challenge 5 (Climate Action, Resource Efficiency & Raw Materials)

This researcher or research organisation has outlined their interests in Challenge 5 as follows:

Global environmental observation and information systems

Interest indicated in this area

Focus Areas

 Disaster-resilience: safeguarding and securing society, including adapting to climate change

Societal Challenges 5 Priority Areas

This researcher/organisation has interest(s) in Societal Challenges 5 Priority Areas as outlined as follows

None specified.

Expertise in Societal Challenges 5 Cross-cutting Areas

This researcher has indicated interest(s) and expertise in Societal Challenges 5 Cross-cutting areas as follows:

No cross-cutting areas specified

Details of Participation in European Innovation Partnerships and European Technology Platforms:

The details of any ETPs or EIP this researcher/organisation have participated in or are currently participating in is outlined as follows.

No participation information provided.


Relevant EU Research Experience

Information in relation to Participation in relevant experts groups

Involvement in EU-funded research projects: Please outline details of any previous or current EU-funded projects the individual or organisation was involved in.


LIFE and COST Actions





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Interest in LIFE subprogrammes:

 Biodiversity


COST Actions/LIFE programmes the researcher is currently or has participated in:


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