LAND4FLOOD calls and up-dates

STSM – Current Call

All researchers from LAND4FLOOD participating countries can apply for the Short Term Scientific Mission (STSM) abroad. NEXT CALL WILL BE PUBLISHED IN MARCH 2020! If you are interested in a STSM, please contact our coordinator Barbara Warner (warner[at]arl-net.de).

Published in STSMs

Stakeholder workshop in Hungary

30 September – 2 October 2019. The workshop brought together two main groups of participants: 1) experts and stakeholders from European countries with experience in land use agreements in flood risk mitigation and 2) representatives of Hungarian water authorities who wished to learn about the respective practices of other countries. The mutual exchange of knowledge […]

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Besmira in Wageningen (11 October – 30 December 2019)

Besmira Dyca representing United Kingdom run her STMS at Wageningen University (The Netherlands). Together with Thomas Hartmann she investigates Dutch blue/green infrastructure projects implemented for the flood risk mitigation. The goal was to scrutinized how property rights are dealt with by analyzing the institutional and legal arrangements in place, as well as property based financial […]

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Gregor in Ljubljana (11 November – 6 December 2019)

Gregor Johnen (The Netherlands) were hosted by University of Ljubljana (Slovenia) for almost one month. Together with Nejc Bezac he applied combined modelling approach and a cost-benefit analysis (CBA) to evaluate impacts of afforestation on peak river flows and on selected ecosystem services within the Glinščica river catchment in Slovenia. Results of the collaborative field […]

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Workshop Report: Multi-purpose land use agreements in floodplains and flood water storage reservoirs

The workshop brought together two main groups of participants: 1) experts and stakeholders from European countries with experience in land use agreements in flood risk mitigation and 2) representatives of Hungarian water authorities who wished to learn about the respective practices of other countries. The mutual exchange of knowledge and experience was supplemented with a […]

Published in Landowners & Citizens

Milan in Coimbra (4 – 29 November 2019)

Milan Gazdic (Serbia) spent three weeks at Escola Superior Agrária de Coimbra (Portugal) to investigate role of green infrastructure on water regulation within cities using the local case study. Gathered information will be used for the writing of the book chapter. Abstract Effectiveness of green areas and the impact of the spatial pattern on water infiltration within cities […]

Published in STSMs

VIDEO: What is STSM and why to go for it?

Short Term Scientific Missions (STSMs) are integral part of LAND4FLOOD COST Action. We have supported more than 20 by now. See details here or watch the video of participants sharing their experiences.  

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