Keith Beven is Distinguished Professor in the Lancaster Environment Centre and the world’s most highly cited hydrologist. He has published 10 books and over 350 papers. His main research interests are hydrological modelling and the prediction uncertainties associated with environmental models.
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    Total flood defence is a myth

    Professor Keith Beven puts today’s floods into their historical context and argues that perhaps the problem is not so much poor flood defences but the fact we have so many people now living in flood plains.