Hi, I’m Rochelle. I graduated from Swansea University in 2021, and have since been a research assistant here at FIRE Lab. Last month, I attended a virtual conference, Sector Symbiosis: The Art of Interdisciplinary Working for Ecological Benefit, held by Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM). The conference had a series of talks […]
Where can we find road-river bridges and culverts?
Hello out there??!! We have been quiet on the blog but also busy advancing on our research, creations, and engagement programs with schools and preparing for an exciting arts festival in Bangor (Metamorffosis). Today though we are excited to share a newly published paper based on our ongoing efforts to map road-river infrastructure across Great […]
Exploring your local river on Google Earth
We can learn about and visit our local rivers, but sometimes we might like to learn different things and see more of the river than we can do by visiting it locally. How can we do that? One way is to use tools like Google Earth that project satellite imagery onto our computer screens, allowing […]
Addressing challenges at road-river crossings
Last week, FIRE Lab hosted a one-day workshop with collaborators Maria Pregnolato (Bristol Uni), and Carlos Cabo and Pipo Roces (Swansea Uni). The focus of the workshop was on bridges, particularly those occur where roads cross over rivers (what we refer to as road-river crossings). At the workshop, we shared ideas about methods and strategies […]