Professor Tom Coulthard chaired the independent review into the Hull floods and was lead author on the review's influential report.
He has a strong research pedigree in modelling environmental systems, specialising in distributed and cellular modelling of fluvial and landscape systems, and has written more than 50 papers in leading journals including Geology and Water Resources Research.
After his PhD (Leeds), Prof Coulthard worked as a lecturer at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, before being appointed as Professor of Physical Geography at the University of Hull in 2005.
Improving estuary models by reducing uncertainties associated with river flows
Robins, P. E., Lewis, M. J., Freer, J., Cooper, D. M., Skinner, C. J., & Coulthard, T. J. (2018). Improving estuary models by reducing uncertainties associated with river flows. Estuarine, coastal and shelf science, 207, 63-73. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2018.02.015