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.
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. […]
Title: Nature-Based Solutions for Flood Mitigation – Environmental and Socio-Economic Aspects Content: Reviews nature-based solutions used for flood mitigation, and their effectiveness Presents innovative methodologies for assessing the best locations for implementing nature-based Solutions Discusses several socio-economic issues regarding the acceptance and implementation of nature-based Solutions You can buy the eBook here.
Paper: Combining Flood Risk Mitigation and Carbon Sequestration to Optimize Sustainable Land Management Schemes: Experiences from the Middle-Section of Hungary’s Tisza River
Title: Combining Flood Risk Mitigation and Carbon Sequestration to Optimize Sustainable Land Management Schemes: Experiences from the Middle-Section of Hungary’s Tisza River Abstract The record floods experienced along the Tisza River between 1998 and 2001 brought a paradigm shift in infrastructural solutions for flood protection. A flood peak polder system was built for transient water storage […]
Paper: Identifying barriers for nature-based solutions in flood risk management: An interdisciplinary overview using expert community approach
Title: Identifying barriers for nature-based solutions in flood risk management: An interdisciplinary overview using expert community approach Abstract The major event that hit Europe in summer 2021 reminds society that floods are recurrent and among the costliest and deadliest natural hazards. The long-term flood risk management (FRM) efforts preferring sole technical measures to prevent and mitigate floods […]