Dr Stephen Flood

Geography, ICARUS

Post Doctoral Researcher

Biography

Stephen has over 12 years’ experience in climate change, environmental policy and social science research. His research interests include climate information platforms, serious games, climate adaptation implementation, resilience and systems thinking, coastal management, vulnerability assessment and hazard management. He has worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Climate Change Research Institute at Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand, as an Environmental Social Science Researcher at Landcare Research also in Wellington (2016 to 2018) and as a Senior Postdoctoral Scientist at the SFI Ireland Centre for Energy, Climate and Marine Research and Innovation (MaREI), at University College Cork. He is currently based at the Irish Climate Analysis and Research Units (ICARUS), Department of Geography, Maynooth University, working on a range of projects focused on various aspects of climate change adaptation and resilience.

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2021 'Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation into Planning and Development: A Case Study in Northern Ireland'
Cathy Burns, Stephen Flood, Barry O’Dwyer (2021) 'Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation into Planning and Development: A Case Study in Northern Ireland' In: Stephen Flood, Yairen Jerez Columbié, Martin Le Tissier, Barry O'Dwyer (eds). Creating Resilient Futures. Berlin/Heidelberg, Germany: Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. [DOI] [Details]
2021 'Enhancing Integration of Disaster Risk and Climate Change Adaptation into Irish Emergency Planning'
Peter Medway, Stephen Flood, Dug Cubie, Martin Le Tissier (2021) 'Enhancing Integration of Disaster Risk and Climate Change Adaptation into Irish Emergency Planning' In: Stephen Flood, Yairen Jerez Columbié, Martin Le Tissier, Barry O'Dwyer (eds). Creating Resilient Futures. Berlin/Heidelberg, Germany: Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. [DOI] [Details]
2021 'Introduction: Can the Sendai Framework, the Paris Agreement, and Agenda 2030 Provide a Path Towards Societal Resilience?'
Stephen Flood, Yairen Jerez Columbié, Martin Le Tissier, Barry O’Dwyer (2021) 'Introduction: Can the Sendai Framework, the Paris Agreement, and Agenda 2030 Provide a Path Towards Societal Resilience?' In: Stephen Flood, Yairen Jerez Columbié, Martin Le Tissier, Barry O'Dwyer (eds). Creating Resilient Futures. Berlin/Heidelberg, Germany: Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. [DOI] [Details]
2020 'The Promise and Pitfalls of Ecosystem Services Classification and Valuation'
Stephen Flood, Timothy G. O'Higgins, Manuel Lago (2020) 'The Promise and Pitfalls of Ecosystem Services Classification and Valuation' In: Tim O'Higgins, Manuel Lago, Theodore H. DeWitt (eds). Ecosystem-Based Management, Ecosystem Services and Aquatic Biodiversity. Berlin/Heidelberg, Germany: Springer, Cham. [DOI] [Details]
2012 'Quantifying Impacts of Potential Sea-Level Rise Scenarios on Irish Coastal Cities'
Stephen Flood, John Sweeney (2012) 'Quantifying Impacts of Potential Sea-Level Rise Scenarios on Irish Coastal Cities' In: Resilient Cities 2. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands. [Details]

Edited Books

  Year Publication
2021 Creating Resilient Futures:Integrating Disaster Risk Reduction, Sustainable Development Goals and Climate Change Adaptation Agendas
Stephen Flood, Yairen Jerez Columbié, Martin Le Tissier, Barry O'Dwyer (Ed.). (2021) Creating Resilient Futures:Integrating Disaster Risk Reduction, Sustainable Development Goals and Climate Change Adaptation Agendas Berlin/Heidelberg, Germany: Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. [DOI] [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2022 'Mapping emergent public engagement in societal transitions: a scoping review'
Revez, A;Dunphy, N;Harris, C;Rogan, F;Byrne, E;McGookin, C;Bolger, P;Gallachoir, BO;Barry, J;Ellis, G;O'Dwyer, B;Boyle, E;Flood, S;Glynn, J;Mullally, G (2022) 'Mapping emergent public engagement in societal transitions: a scoping review'. ENERGY SUSTAINABILITY AND SOCIETY, 12 [DOI] [Details]
2019 'Tools for adaptive governance for complex social-ecological systems: a review of role-playing-games as serious games at the community-policy interface'
Edwards, Peter,Sharma-Wallace, Lisa,Wreford, Anita,Holt, Lania,Cradock-Henry, Nicholas A,Flood, Stephen,Velarde, Sandra J (2019) 'Tools for adaptive governance for complex social-ecological systems: a review of role-playing-games as serious games at the community-policy interface'. Environmental Research Letters, 14 (11) [Details]
2019 'Adaptation knowledge for New Zealand’s primary industries: Known, not known and needed'
Cradock-Henry, Nicholas A.,Flood, Stephen,Buelow, Franca,Blackett, Paula,Wreford, Anita (2019) 'Adaptation knowledge for New Zealand’s primary industries: Known, not known and needed'. Climate Risk Management, 25 [Details]
2019 'Towards a heuristic for assessing adaptation knowledge: impacts, implications, decisions and actions'
Cradock-Henry, Nicholas A,Buelow, Franca,Flood, Stephen,Blackett, Paula,Wreford, Anita (2019) 'Towards a heuristic for assessing adaptation knowledge: impacts, implications, decisions and actions'. Environmental Research Letters, 14 (9) [Details]
2018 'Adaptive and interactive climate futures: systematic review of ‘serious games’ for engagement and decision-making'
Flood, Stephen,Cradock-Henry, Nicholas A,Blackett, Paula,Edwards, Peter (2018) 'Adaptive and interactive climate futures: systematic review of ‘serious games’ for engagement and decision-making'. Environmental Research Letters, 13 (6) [Details]
2018 'Climate change response in New Zealand communities: Local scale adaptation and mitigation planning'
Archie, Kelli M.,Chapman, Ralph,Flood, Stephen (2018) 'Climate change response in New Zealand communities: Local scale adaptation and mitigation planning'. Environmental Development, 28 :19-31 [Details]
2017 'Risky policies: Local contestation of mainstream flood risk management approaches in Ireland'
Revez, Alexandra,Cortes-Vazquez, Jose A,Flood, Stephen (2017) 'Risky policies: Local contestation of mainstream flood risk management approaches in Ireland'. Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space, 49 (11):2497-2516 [Details]
2016 'Seasonal and meteorological associations with depressive symptoms in older adults: A geo-epidemiological study'
O’Hare, Celia,O’Sullivan, Vincent,Flood, Stephen,Kenny, Rose Anne (2016) 'Seasonal and meteorological associations with depressive symptoms in older adults: A geo-epidemiological study'. Journal of Affective Disorders, 191 :172-179 [Details]
2014 'The rise of resilience: Evolution of a new concept in coastal planning in Ireland and the US'
Flood, Stephen,Schechtman, Judd (2014) 'The rise of resilience: Evolution of a new concept in coastal planning in Ireland and the US'. Ocean & Coastal Management, 102 :19-31 [Details]

Published Reports

  Year Publication
2013 Co-ordination, Communication and Adaptation for Climate Change in Ireland: an Integrated Approach (COCOADAPT).
Sweeney, J., Bourke, D., Coll, J., Flood, S., Gormally, M., Hall, J., McGloughlin, J., Murphy, C., Salmon, N., Sheehy Skeffington, M., Smyth, D. (2013) Co-ordination, Communication and Adaptation for Climate Change in Ireland: an Integrated Approach (COCOADAPT). Environmental Protection Agency, Wexford. [Details]