LAND4FLOOD calls and up-dates

STSM – Current Call

All researchers from LAND4FLOOD participating countries can apply for the Short Term Scientific Mission (STSM) abroad. Calls for these missions will be regularly published. For detailed information see the CURRENT CALL (dead line 3rd December 2018) If you are interested in a STSM, please contact our coordinator Barbara Warner (warner[at]

Published in STSMs

IWRA Webinar – N°15 broadcasted from LAND4FLOOD meeting in Riga

IWRA organised a webinar on “How Private Land Matters in Flood Risk Management” jointly with the LAND4FLOOD COST Action.  This webinar built on the IWRA’s Policy Brief authored by Professors Hartmann and Slavikova on How Private Land Matters in Flood Risk Management  produced in close collaboration with this same European initiative.  The event was live streamed from the EU COST […]

Published in Dissemination, Media

Jan in Wageningen (1st – 31st August 2018)

Jan Macháč (Czech Republic) spent one month at the Wageningen university (the Netherlands) developing the experimental approach to flood protection using negotiation between upstream and downstream actors. The preliminary design of the experiment was supervised by Thomas Hartmann. Output: Abstract for the international conference Empowering Hydro-diplomacy (Hague, October 2018) was submitted based on the literature […]

Published in STSMs

What is COST Action LAND4FLOOD about?

Watch the LAND4FLOOD video with interviews! Why is it important to address land management together with flood risk management? What is the value added of the COST Action in this matter? Why is LAND4FLOOD special? Watch also our second Riga meeting video!

Published in Policy & Decision-makers, Publications

2nd Action MC Meeting and Workshop – Riga (19-21 June 2018)

More than 60 people from 34 COST member countries, Australia and United States attended second large LAND4FLOOD meeting in Riga (Latvia). We are happy that group is growing, cooperating and enjoying time altogether.  In Riga, we hosted three guest speakers: Todd S. Bridges (U. S. Army Corp of Engineers), Anita Bergstedt (County Administration of Västra […]

Published in Events

IWRA Policy Brief

LAND4FLOOD Policy Brief Developed at the Prague workshop has just been published by IWRA under 1/2018.   Title: How Private Land Matters in Flood Risk Management? (available here) Key policy messages to be shared around: • Flood water can be stored in the catchment, upstream of cities, or in the cities themselves. • In all three areas, […]

Published in Policy & Decision-makers, Publications

Special Issue Land for Flood Risk Management

First Special Issue of the COST Action LAND4FLOOD has been published in the Journal of Flood Risk Management 11/1 (March 2018)! (here)   Content: Hartmann, T., Jílková, J., Schanze, J.: Land for flood risk management: A catchment‐wide and cross‐disciplinary perspective. DOI: 10.1111/jfr3.12344 (available here).   Bornschein, A., Pohl, R.: Land use influence on flood routing and retention from the […]

Published in Academia, Publications