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Dr Chris Sampson

Dr Chris Sampson

Dr Chris Sampson
MSc(Bristol)

Research Collaborator

Area of research

Uncertainty in future flood risk for the insurance market

University Road,
Clifton, Bristol BS8 1SS
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Research summary

I am currently undertaking a NERC-CASE PhD with the University of Bristol and the Willis Research Network, the aim of which is to critically examine the catastrophe modelling methodology commonly adopted by industry with a particular focus on flooding.

Severe flood events regularly cause damage to homes and businesses, the costs of which are largely borne by insurance and reinsurance companies.  Improved understanding of flood risk over regional scales is required to ensure that such companies adopt robust strategies enabling them to respond to changes in flood risk caused by continued urban development and variations in the frequency of ...

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Biography

MSci Geographical Sciences Graduate (University of Bristol, 1st class honors, 2010)

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Recent publications

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