LAND4FLOOD calls and up-dates

Amy in Prague (29 August – 11 September 2021)

Amy Phillips (representing Belgium) spent two weeks in Czech Republic cooperating with Jan Macháč on public perceptions of urban nature-based solutions for flood protection on private and public land and developing the  comparative study between Brussels and Prague. The conference abstract was prepared focusing on the comparability of different GIS and socio-economic data sets.

Published in STSMs

Book: Financial Schemes for Resilient Flood Recovery

Title: Financial Schemes for Resilient Flood Recovery Book Description Financial schemes for flood recovery, if properly designed and implemented, might increase flood resilience. However, options for the increase of flood resilience during the recovery phase are to a large extent overlooked and the diversity of existing schemes shows that there has been a lack of consensus […]

Published in Academia, Publications

Rupesh in Austria (1 August – 19 September 2021)

Rupesh Shrestha (Germany) worked with Thomas Thaler from University of Natural & Life Sciences Vienna on multi-hazard perspective on building regulations for flood resilient cities. He mainly collected multi-functional technical measures of water retention and its effect on urban development of Vienna. Join paper is being prepared on challenges for the natural water retention measures implementation.

Published in STSMs

Paper: Flood Mitigation in Mediterranean Coastal Regions: Problems, Solutions, and Stakeholder Involvement

Title: Flood Mitigation in Mediterranean Coastal Regions: Problems, Solutions, and Stakeholder Involvement Abstract Flooding affects Mediterranean coastal areas, with negative impacts on regional populations and ecosystems. This paper reviews the causes and consequences of coastal flooding in European Mediterranean countries, common and advanced solutions implemented to mitigate flood risk, and the importance of stakeholder involvement in […]

Published in Academia, Publications

Paper: Managing floodplains using nature-based solutions to support multiple ecosystem functions and services

Title: Managing floodplains using nature-based solutions to support multiple ecosystem functions and services Abstract Floodplains include unique environments shaped over a long time horizon along rivers and smaller streams and formed by alluvial sediments. As floodplains are flat, often with highly fertile and well-accessible land, they have become the intrinsic focus of human society—while providing a […]

Published in Academia, Publications

Martina in Ljubljana (15 – 30 June 2021)

Martina Kovačević (Croatia) visited Slovenia to collaborate with Nejc Bezak on modelling and evaluation of the impact of permeable concrete applications on peak river flows and on selected ecosystem services in the Glinščica river basin. The results of the mission were published in Bezak et al. (2021): Exploring Options for Flood Risk Management with Special Focus […]

Published in STSMs