Ursula McKnight


Ursula McKnight

Role in team

  • Senior researcher
  • Scientific leader in the area of nature-based solutions (NBS)


  • Application of systems thinking approaches to water resources management
  • Aquatic ecohydrology, with focus on multiple stressors impacting freshwater ecosystems
  • Contaminant hydrogeology, including micropollutant fate and transport across the groundwater-surface water interface
  • Nature-based Solutions, with focus on holistic risk management strategies
  • Decision support systems development, to improve science-policy interlinkages along the climate-hydrology-impact modelling chain.

Professional records

  • Current projects: Copernicus Climate Change Service; Destination Earth On-demand Extremes Digital Twin

  • H-index 15 (WoS); 17 (GS)
  • i10-index 22
  • 35 peer-reviewed publications