Tyndall Newcastle key areas of research cover urban sustainability, infrastructure systems, adaptation and resilience, water resources, climate downscaling and climate impacts analysis, flood and coastal engineering, and spatial planning. The research mission in Tyndall Newcastle is to provide analyses, tools and demonstrations to enable practical responses to the challenges of intensifying global change. They are tackling the complexity of coupled technological, human and natural systems, at a range of spatial and temporal scales. Research is shaping the management of long term change and associated uncertainties, in particular along coastlines, in river basins, within urban areas and nationally.
Newcastle joined the Tyndall Centre in 2004.