LAND4FLOOD calls and up-dates
LAND4FLOOD Task Force Conference – Dortmund (Germany) 27-29 September 2023
We are opening the call for abstracts for the LAND4FLOOD IWRA Task Force conference held on 27-29 September 2023 at TU Dortmund University, Germany. We are looking forward to meeting each other again and exchanging ideas. The programme includes a PhD/ Young Academics meeting, a field trip, and many exciting academic and social events. More information HERE.
In 2023-2027 several LAND4FLOOD partners will participate in Horizon Europe called LAND4CLIMATE which aims to deploy and demonstrate the implementation of nature-based solutions (NBS) on private land. For more information see the project webpage: https://land4climate.eu/.
Paper: Mitigation of Concurrent Flood and Drought Risks Through Land Modifications: Potential and Perspectives of Land Users
Title: Mitigation of Concurrent Flood and Drought Risks Through Land Modifications: Potential and Perspectives of Land Users Abstract: Modifications to land can serve to jointly reduce risks of floods and droughts to people and to ecosystems. Whether land modifications are implemented will depend on the willingness and ability of a diversity of actors. This article reviews […]
27-29 September 2023 Land is essential for flood risk management. Especially nature-based solutions require more land. This land is often in private ownership. The relations between land and flooding are discussed by the LAND4FLOOD community. LAND4FLOOD is a task force of the International Water Resource Association. On 27-29 September, the LAND4FLOOD conference was held at […]
On 26th May 2022, Mr. Rupesh Shrestha (Germany) presented a joint research paper titled “Enhancing Kathmandu’s Urban Design Through Implementation of Green Infrastructures” at the EGU General Assembly 2022, taking place in Vienna (Austria). In the presentation, Mr. Shrestha and co-authors Prof. Dr. Robert Jüpner and Dr. Thomas Thaler shared application examples of green infrastructures and […]
Title: Reducing flood risk by effective use of flood-peak polders: A case study of the Tisza River Abstract Between 1998 and 2006 a series of extreme flood events took place on the Tisza River and its tributaries. In Hungary, this triggered the development of flood-peak polders as a more cost-efficient solution of defense compared to raising […]
Title: Land Policy for Flood Risk Management—Toward a New Working Paradigm Abstract Flood risk management (FRM) aims to integrate necessary technical measures with environmental and societal approaches. Focusing on the process and governance of how to plan, implement, and maintain solutions therefore becomes essential. Among the different stakeholders, landowners are a key group to be considered. […]