LAND4FLOOD calls and up-dates

STSM – Current Call

All researchers from LAND4FLOOD participating countries can apply for the Short Term Scientific Mission (STSM) abroad. NEW STSM CALL IS OPENED! The collection deadline for applications is 19 July 2020. If you are interested in a STSM, please contact our coordinator Barbara Warner (warner[at]arl-net.de).

Published in STSMs

L4F virtual meeting

4th June 2020 It has been a while since we met, and our next meeting needs to be postponed – but our work on LAND4FLOOD is not pausing. Actually, we are all very active with all kind of activities: books, special issues, policy briefs, empirical studies etc. Our first virtual meeting was attended by 40 […]

Published in Events

Special Issue: Financial Schemes for Resilient Flood Recovery

Third special issue published by LAND4FLOOD members is out in Environmental Hazards 19/3 titled: Financial Schemes for Resilient Flood Recovery. The special issue was compiled by Lenka Slavikova, Thomas Hartmann and Thomas Thaler.   Content: Slavikova, L., Hartmann, T., Thaler, T.: Financial schemes for resilient flood recovery. DOI: 10.1080/17477891.2019.1703624 (available here) Emrich, CH. T., Tate, E., Larson, S. […]

Published in Academia, Publications

Paul in Ústí nad Labem (17 – 28 February 2020)

Paul Hudson (Germany) spent two weeks at Jan Evangelista Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem focusing on the cost-benefit analysis of changing property rights in flood-prone areas. The core objective of this STSM was to begin the work towards a scientific paper with the use of Czech case study. Further, the presentation at the international conference […]

Published in STSMs

Special Issue: Flood Resilience of Private Properties

Second special issue acknowledged to LAND4FLOOD COST Action published in Water International 44/5 titled Flood Resilience of Private Properties was published. Thanks Thomas Hartmann, Willemijn van Doorn-Hoekveld, Marleen van Rijswick & Tejo Spit for putting it together!   Content: Hartmann, T., Doorn-Hoekveld, W.J., Rijswick, M., Spit, T: Editorial. DOI: 10.1080/02508060.2019.1671464 (available here) Ruknul Ferdous, MD., Wesselink, A., Brandimarte, L., […]

Published in Academia, Publications

Weronika in Vigo (19 January – 16 February 2020)

Weronika Marynowska (Poland) visited University of Vigo in Spain. The purpose of the mission was to investigate the possibilities of game theory application to the issues related to flood risk management. During STSM the preparatory work the LAND4FLOOD Early Career Investigators book chapter was undertaken. The join book chapter A cooperative game for river flooding […]

Published in STSMs

IWRA Policy Brief 15/2020

Title: Flood-resilient cities – start at home Key policy messages:  – Learning to “live with the flood” instead of “fighting the flood” starts at home – on private land. – The law has a strong influence on how homeowners respond to floods. – Risk communication is not just about informing citizens, but also clarifying public and […]

Published in Policy & Decision-makers