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Frances Drake Dr Frances Drake

Contact details

Room Manton 10.107
School of Geography
University of Leeds
University Road
Leeds LS2 9JT   UK


+44 (0) 113 34 33332

Student hours:
Tuesday and Thursday 10:00am - 3:00pm



  • Ahmed A; Drake F; Nawaz R; Woulds C (2018) Where is the coast? Monitoring coastal land dynamics in Bangladesh: An integrated management approach using GIS and remote sensing techniques, Ocean and Coastal Management, 151, pp.10-24. doi: 10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2017.10.030
  • Drake F (2013) Mitigating Climate Change at Sub-national Scales: The Yorkshire & Humber Experience, Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, . doi: 10.1080/09640568.2012.684793
  • Drake F (2011) Protesting mobile phone masts: Risk, neoliberalism, and governmentality, Science Technology and Human Values, 36, pp.522-548. doi: 10.1177/0162243910366149
  • Drake F (2010) Adapting to Climate Change: Thresholds, Values, Governance, GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL, 176, pp.181-181. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-4959.2010.00360_5.x
  • Ngo TA; See L; Drake F (2009) An agent based approach to simulating the dynamics of shifting cultivation in an upland village in Vietnam, International Journal of Geomatics and Spatial Analysis, 19, pp.493-522. doi: 10.3166/geo.19.493-522
  • Drake F (2009) Black gold to green gold: regional energy policy and the rehabilitation of coal in response to climate change, AREA, 41, pp.43-54. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-4762.2008.00853.x
  • Yeomans D; Drake F (2008) 'Public psychiatry': A challenge for the profession?, Advances in Psychiatric Treatment, 14, pp.347-349. doi: 10.1192/apt.bp.108.005611
  • Drake F (2007) Your Climate: Changing Attitudes and Actions at the Regional Level, Yorkshire and Humber Regional Review, pp.5-6.
  • Drake F (2006) Mobile phone masts: protesting the scientific evidence, PUBLIC UNDERST SCI, 15, pp.387-410. doi: 10.1177/0963662506057246
  • Drake F (2006) The precautionary principle in practice, GEOGRAPHY, 91, pp.180-180.
  • Drake F; Purvis M; Hunt J (2004) Meeting the environmental challenge: A case of win-win or lose-win? A study of the UK baking and refrigeration industries, Business Strategy and the Environment, 13, pp.172-186. doi: 10.1002/bse.401
  • Drake F (2004) Book review of Building on the Kyoto Protocol: Options for Protecting the Climate, edited by K.A Baumert with O Blanchard, S Llosa and J.F Perkaus, International Journal of Climatology, 24, pp.663-664.
  • Drake F; Purvis MC; Hunt J; Millard D (2003) European businesses, national priorities: pioneers and laggards of ecological modernization, European Environment, 13, pp.164-182. doi: 10.1002/eet.319
  • Drake F (2002) Book review of Detecting and Modelling Regional Climate Change edited by M.Brunet India and D.Lopez Bonillo, The Holocene, .
  • Drake F (2002) Book review of Changing the Atmosphere: Expert Knowledge and Environmental Governance, edited by Clark Miller and Paul Edwards, International Journal of Climatology, 22, pp.1423-1424.
  • Drake F (2001) Book review of Climate and Global Environmental Change by L.D Harvey,, Progress in Physical Geography, 25, pp.578-579.
  • Drake F; Purvis MC (2001) The effect of supersonic transports on global environment: a debate revisted, Science, Technology & Human Values, 26, pp.501-528.
  • Drake F (2001) Book review of El NiƱo 1997-1998: The Climate Event of the Century, edited by Stanley A. Changnon, International Journal of Climatology, 21, pp.pp.1435.
  • Drake F; Purvis M; Hunt J (2001) Business appreciation of global atmospheric change: the United Kingdom refrigeration industry, PUBLIC UNDERST SCI, 10, pp.187-211.
  • Purvis M; Hunt J; Drake F (2001) Global atmospheric change and the UK refrigeration industry: redefining problems and contesting solutions, GEOFORUM, 32, pp.143-156.
  • Drake F (1998) Review of "Troposperic Ozone Research", International Journal of Climatology, .
  • Purvis MC; Drake F; Clarke DB; Phillips DA; Kashti A (1997) Fragmenting uncertainties. Some British business responses to stratospheric ozone depletion, Global Environmental Change, 7, pp.93-111.
  • Drake F; Henderson-sellers A; McGuffie K (1997) Review of " A Climate Modelling Primer", International Journal of Climatology, .
  • Drake F (1996) Review of Solar Influences on Global Change, International Journal of Climatology, 16, .
  • Mulugetta Y; Drake F (1996) Assessment of solar and wind energy resources in Ethiopia: Part 2 Wind Energy, Solar Energy, 57, pp.323-334.
  • Drake F; Mulugetta Y (1996) Assessment of solar and wind energy resources in Ethiopia: Part 1 Solar Energy, Solar Energy, 57, pp.205-217.
  • Drake F (1995) Stratospheric Ozone Depletion - an overview of the scientifc debate, Progess in Physical Geography, 19, pp.1-17.
  • Drake F (1993) Global cloud cover and cloud water path from ISCCP C2 data, International Journal of Climatology, 13, pp.581-605.


  • Drake F (2000) Global Warming: the science of climate change, Arnold, London.

Book Chapters

  • Stephen S; Drake F (2014) The Changing Water Cycle, In: Holden J (Ed) Water Resources: An Integrated Approach, .
  • Ngo TA; Drake F; See L (2011) An Agent-Based Modelling Application of Shifting Cultivation, In: Heppenstall A; Crooks A; See L; Batty M (Ed) Agent-Based Models of Geographical Systems, Springer Verlag.
  • Drake F; Purvis MC; Hunt JE; Millard DM (2005) European Perspectives of Global Atmospheric Change: The Refrigeration Industry, In: Livingstone JV (Ed) Trends in Air Pollution Research, Nova, pp.27-52.
  • Drake F (2000) Climate modelling, The Oxford Companion to the Earth, The Oxford Companion to the Earth.
  • Drake F (2000) Clouds, In: Hancock PL; Skinner BJ (Ed) The Oxford Companion to the Earth, Oxford University Press.
  • Drake F (2000) Ozone Layer, In: Hancock PL; Skinner BJ (Ed) The Oxford Companion to the Earth, Oxford University Press.
  • Purvis MC; Drake F; Hunt J; Millard D (2000) The manager, the business and the big wide world, In: Feinmann S (Ed) The Business of Greening, Routledge, pp.13-34.


  • Drake F; Hunt JE; Purvis MC (1997) "Small companies, big responsibilities", in After Kyoto: making climate policy work (Skea J and Greene O), pp.20-21.

Other Publications

  • Hunt JE; Purvis MC; Drake F (1997) Business constructions of the environment, 97/12, .
  • Drake F (1992) Seasonal cloudiness and cloud water path from ISCCP C2 data, 91/6, .