Kevin Sene

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Photographer, WriterAdventure Travel, Conservation/Environment, Cycling/MTB, History/Archaeology, Walking, Wildlife

Mersey Estuary, Cumbria, Lake District, Scotland, tidal bores (UK)

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Kevin
Sene
27 Old Gloucester Street (correspondence)
London
London
WC1N3AX
Scotland
UK
Photographer, Writer
Adventure Travel, Conservation/Environment, Cycling/MTB, History/Archaeology, Walking, Wildlife

Mersey Estuary, Cumbria, Lake District, Scotland, tidal bores (UK)

Kevin Sene is a scientist and writer of travel guides and technical books with a scientific background in water and climate. Email: meteowriter@outlook.com

Short biography

Kevin is a keen hill walker and cyclist and writer who has written travel guides to the Cumbria and Lake District coast and to the Mersey Estuary in Liverpool, Wirral and Cheshire. With a scientific background in water and climate, he has also published three technical books for practitioners on the links between climate, floods and drought and a general interest/popular science book on tidal bores.

He is a volunteer with the Fix the Fells project in the Lake District and the Water of Leith Conservation Trust in Edinburgh, a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, and an Honorary Researcher at Lancaster University.

Author website: https://www.meteowriter.com

Email address: meteowriter@outlook.com

Professional Activities

A scientist who has written travel guides to the Mersey Estuary and the Cumbria and Lake District coast plus three technical books on the links between water and climate and a general interest book on tidal bores. Has worked on projects in more than 20 countries in Europe, Africa and Asia.

On a personal level, past trips include a coast-to-coast Pyrenees high level walk, solo cycle tours in Mexico, Central America, India and Nepal, and a long-distance walk around the watershed of Windermere as a volunteer with a Heritage Lottery funded project. He also flew microlights for many years after starting in hang gliding and paragliding.

Recent Publications

Sene K (2021) Tidal Bores of England, Scotland and Wales, Troubador, ebook

Sene K (2021) The Cumbria and Lake District Coast, Troubador, 208pp

Sene K (2020) The Mersey Estuary: A Travel Guide, Troubador, 256pp. A guide to the history, environment and wildlife of the estuary from its uppermost reaches in Warrington to the coast at Liverpool and the Wirral, including places to visit and walk and cycle routes.

Sene K (2016) A Windermere Catchment Walk. FBA News 60, Summer 2016 (newsletter of the Freshwater Biological Association)

Sene K. (2016) Hydrometeorology: Forecasting and Applications, 2nd edition, Springer, Dordrecht, 427pp

Sene K. (2013) Flash floods: forecasting and warning, Springer, Dordrecht, 385pp

Sene K (2008) Flood Warning, Forecasting and Emergency Response, Springer, Dordrecht. 303pp

Awards

Hydrometeorology: Forecasting and Applications (1st edition), Honourable Mention: Science Category, ASLI Choice 2010 awards for best book of the year in the fields of meteorology, climatology and atmospheric sciences (http://www.aslionline.org/wp/asli-choice/2010-asli-choice-awards/)