Parnassus | A research project funded by the Science and Heritage Programme

Protecting cultural heritage from flood and driven rain

PARNASSUS is an interdisciplinary research project investigating the adverse environmental effects and adaptation measures needed for the protection of cultural heritage from climate change impact. The project is organised in Work Packages.

May 2012




PARNASSUS is implemented under 'The Science and Heritage Programme' , funded by the AHRC (Arts & Humanities Research Council) and EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council). The Academic Project Partners involved in the project are:

University_of_Bath_LogoUniversity of Bath, Architecture and Civil Eng.

logoUni_ofBristol University of Bristol, Civil Eng.

logoUni_ofBristol University of Bristol, Geographical Sciences

University_of_Southampton_logo University of Southampton, School of Humanities

Accoding to UKCP09, greater flood risk on major estuaries is expected by 2020, even under low-emission scenarios.