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Durham University

Department of Geography

Staff Profile

Miss Cher Bradley-Smith, BSc (Hons), MSc (Dunelm).

Research Postgraduate (PhD) in the Department of Geography

(email at cher.bradley-smith@durham.ac.uk)

Biography

2018- Present: NERC PhD in Geography and Earth Science, Durham University

2017-2018: MSc in Risk, Durham University

2014-2017: BSc (Hons) in GeographyBath Spa University

Current Research

Bare peat patches and carbon loss of upland peatlands. 

Honors and Awards

2017: The Geography Project of the Year, Bath Spa Univesity

Internships

February - July 2016: River Avon Project Intern, Bath and North East Somerset Council (BATHNES)

Memeberships

October 2018- Present: British Society for Geomorphology

Research Presentations and Conferences

December 2018: Bradley-Smith, C (2018) Bare Peat Patches and Carbon Loss in Upland Peatlands. Windsor Workshop, British Soceity for Geomorphology, Cumberland Lodge, Windsor. 

July 2018Bradley-Smith, C (2018) Comparing Fuzzy Logic and the Factor of Safety to assess the Thirlmere-Helvellyn Landslides caused by Storm Desmond, Summer Seminar, Durham University. 

March 2017: The Partnership Dilemma: Have development and relief agencies really embraced collaboration and partnership with local populations? Development and Disaster Conference - communicating development and humanitarian issues, Bath Spa University.

September 2016Warburton J, Johnson RM, Kincey M, Bradley-Smith C (2016) Sediment Delivery & Catchment Impacts from Upland Torrent Erosion During a Record-breaking UK Flood. Presentation at: Fifth International Paleoflood Conference, Rapid City, USA, 13 September 2016.

June 2016: West of England Nature Partnership Conference, Sommerdale Pavilion, Keynsham, England.

Research Projects Undertaken

September 2018: Nepal Landslide Mapping, Durham University.

January 2018-September 2018: Thirlmere-Helvellyn Landslides Analysis, English Lake District.

October 2016- July 2017: Landslide Monitoring, Newton Park, Bath, England.

June 2016- May 2017: Thirlmere-Helvellyn Mountain Catchment Analysis, English Lake District.

October 2016: Periglacial Reconstruction, Pasture Beck, English Lake District.

October 2016: Flood Impact Analysis, Glenridding and Cockermouth, English Lake District.

April 2016: Flood Reconstruction, Kullu Valley, Northern India.

Research Interests

  • Peatlands
  • Geomorphology
  • Upland Environments
  • Upland Floods
  • Landslides