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 21st September 2018) If you are interested in a STSM, please contact our coordinator Barbara Warner (warner[at]

Published in STSMs

2nd Action MC Meeting and Worshop – 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 The 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 […]

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

Aleksa on Iceland (1st – 28th February 2018)

Aleksa Lipovac (Serbia) visited the Reykjavik University (Iceland) to continue in the research on natural water retention measure potential started by Alexandra. He cooperated with David C. Finger and Guðmundur Halldórsson, member of The Soil Conservation Service of Iceland. Output: Paper on  Flood Retention on Private Land in Iceland will be presented at EGU 2018 in Vienna

Published in STSMs

Paper in Water Resources Research on land use change impacts on floods

We are happy to announce that colleagues associated with LAND4FLOOD group contributed to the paper published in Water Resources Research. Title: Land use change impacts on floods at the catchment scale: Challenges and opportunities for future research Abstract Research gaps in understanding flood changes at the catchment scale caused by changes in forest management, agricultural practices, […]

Published in Academia, Publications