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Prof Ger Kiely


Background in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Hydrology

Research Interests

Surface hydrology and land-atmosphere interaction; Climate change - extreme events. Soil
hydrology, soil carbon, and soil engineering properties. Flood event analysis, flood
forecasting and flood warning. Environmental engineering. Measurement and modelling of
greenhouse gas fluxes (CO2, CH4, N2O) from grasslands, peatlands and forestry. Coupling of
water, energy and carbon cycles.

Professional Activity

2000-present Associate Professor, Civil & Env Eng Dept., University College Cork
1999-2002 Dean of Graduate Studies, University College Cork
1993-2000 Senior Lecturer, Civil & Env Eng Dept., University College Cork
1989-1993 Lecturer, Civil & Env Eng Dept., University College Cork
1980-1989 Executive Engineer, Cork County Council, Ireland
1978-1979 Graduate Research Engineer, Colorado State University
1974-1977 Structural Eng. John Connell & Associates Consulting Engs, Sydney/Darwin
1973 -1974 Construction Engineer, J.A.Bradshaw, Contractors, Sydney



Prof Ger Kiely

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Hydrology, Micrometeorology & Climate Investigation Centre

Dept of civil and environmental engineering and environmental research institute