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Dr. Chris Holt

  • Job title: Senior Lecturer in Environmental Science
  • Department: Environmental Science

General information

Graduated from St David's University College, Lampeter (now University of Wales Trinity Saint David) with a 2.i (hons) B.A in Geography, before going on  to complete an MSc in Environmental Management at Stirling University in 1990, and a PhD in Climate Change and Water Resources in Wales, at University College Wales - Aberystwyth (now Aberystwyth University) in 1994.  Lectured at Cheltenham and Gloucester College of Higher Education from 1993-1995 before joining the University of Northampton in 1995.

  • Member of School of Science and Technology School Student Experience Committee (SSEC)
  • Member of School of Science and Technology Quality, Standards and Enhancement Committee (QSEC)
  • Currently supervising two PhD students
  • External examiner for undergraduate geography programme at one university and senior external examiner (both programme and module) at a second university
  • Research grant reviewer for Defra, the Scottish Funding Council, EPSRC, and NERC
  • Reviewed book proposals for a number of publishers (including Oxford University Press, Sage, Routledge, and Wiley)
  • Member of council of the Society for Nautical Research (2011-  )

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society
  • Fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Member of the British Hydrological Society
  • Member of the American Water Resources Association
  • Member of the Society for Nautical Research

Teaching

Course leader MSc Environmental Management
Field Leader for the Postgraduate Field of Environmental Science

Modules

  • ENV1107 - Principles of Physical Geography
  • GEO1013 - Geographical Techniques
  • ENV2111 - Weather and Climate
  • ENV2104 - USA Field Module
  • ENV3005 - Air and Water Pollution  - Applications
  • ENV3110 - Dryland Environments
  • ENV3124 – Water Resource Management
  • GEO3030 – Geographers at Work
  • ENV4106 – Physical Geography Dissertation
  • GEO4008 – Geography Dissertation
  • ENVM001 – Approaches to Environmental Management and Policy
  • ENVM002 - Research Methods
  • ENVM006 - Environmental Restoration
  • ENVM008 - Water Resource Management
  • ENVM011 - Research Thesis
  • ENVM026 - Sustainable Urban Environments
  • ENVM028 – Climate Change and Risk Management

Research

Water resource management, impacts of climate change on hydrology, management of drought and floods, and the application of sustainable urban drainage systems.

Publications

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2016

  1. Ellis, C., McCormick, W. D., Tinarwo, A. and Holt, C. P. (2016) Do domestic rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) show individual consistency in their response to being handled? Seminar Presentation presented to: 5th Postgraduate Research Symposium, Moulton College, Northampton, 15 December 2016.
  2. Tudor, T. L., Holt, C. P., Freestone, N. P., Bhaskaran, G., Suresh, M. and Banga, S. (2016) Sustainability practices and lifestyle groups in a rapidly emerging economy: a case study of Chennai, India. International Journal of Environment and Sustainable Development (IJESD). 15(4), pp. 337-351. 1474-6778.

2015

  1. Ellis, C., McCormick, W. D., Tinarwo, A. and Holt, C. P. (2015) Measuring personality in companion animals. Seminar Presentation presented to: 4th Postgraduate Research Symposium, Moulton College, Northampton, 11 December 2015.
  2. Katampe, B., McCormick, W. D. and Holt, C. P. (2015) The contribution of aquaculture to food security. Seminar Presentation presented to: 4th Postgraduate Research Symposium, Moulton College, Northampton, 11 December 2015.

2011

  1. Holt, C. P. (2011) Presidential address. Invited Keynote presented to: International Seminar on Climate Change and Sustainable Resource Management, Department of Geography, University of Madras, Chennai, India, 25-26 February 2011. (Unpublished)
  2. Crockett, R. G. M. and Holt, C. P. (2011) Standardised Radon Index (SRI): a normalisation of radon data-sets in terms of standard normal variables. Natural Hazards and Earth System Science. 11(7), pp. 1839-1844. 1684-9981.

2010

  1. Holt, C. P. (2010) Climate change and temperature extremes. Seminar Presentation presented to: Amrita University, Kochi, India, 29 March 2010. (Unpublished)
  2. Crockett, R. G. M. and Holt, C. P. (2010) Direct data-transformation calculation of standardised precipitation indices. Poster presented to: European Geosciences Union, General Assembly - Geoscientific Time Series Analysis, Vienna, Austria, 02-07 May 2010. (Unpublished)
  3. Crockett, R. G. M. and Holt, C. P. (2010) Standardised radon index: a normalisation of radon data-sets in terms of standard normal variables. Poster presented to: European Geosciences Union General Assembly - Radon and Natural Hazards, Vienna, Austria, 02-07 May 2010. (Unpublished)
  4. Holt, C. P. (2010) The challenge of water sustainability in India. Paper presented to: International Workshop on Natural Resources and Environmental Management, Chennai, India, 13-14 September 2010. (Unpublished)

2007

  1. Jones, J. A. A., Mountain, N. C., Pilling, C. G. and Holt, C. P. (2007) Implications of climate change for river regimes in Wales: a comparison of scenarios and models. In: Ferreira, J. P. L. and Vieira, J. M. P. (eds.) Water in Celtic Countries: Quantity, Quality and Climate Variability. Wallingford: IAHS Press. pp. 71-77.
  2. Holt, C. P. and Billiald, A. (2007) Water demand, climate and climate change in the Anglian region of the UK – a case study of Hunstanton, Norfolk. In: Robinson, P. J., Jones, A. J. J. and Woo, M.-k. (eds.) Managing Water Resources in a Changing Physical and Social Environment. Rome: Società Geografica Italiana. pp. 47-54.

2000

  1. Holt, C. P., Phillips, P. S. and Bates, M. P. (2000) Analysis of the role of waste minimisation clubs in reducing industrial water demand in the UK. Resources, Conservation and Recycling. 30(4), pp. 315-331. 0921-3449.
  2. Holt, C. P., Phillips, P. S. and Bates, M. P. (2000) Effectiveness of waste minimisation projects in reducing water demand by UK industry. Journal of American Water Resources Association. 36(5), pp. 1013-1022. 1752-1688.
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