Professor Paul Bates

Professor Paul Bates

CBE, B.Sc.(Soton), Ph.D.(Bristol), FRS


Paul Bates is an expert in the science of flooding. He develops simulations models and combines these with satellite and airborne data to advance fundamental understanding and reduce threats to life and economic losses worldwide.

  • Floods
  • Flood risk
  • Uncerrtainty
  • Natural hazards

Current positions


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