LAND4FLOOD calls and up-dates

STSM – Current Call

All researchers from LAND4FLOOD participating countries can apply for the Short Term Scientific Mission (STSM) abroad. New call has been published! Deadline for applications is 22 September 2019. See more information. If you are interested in a STSM, please contact our coordinator Barbara Warner (warner[at]arl-net.de).

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Paper on flood retention compensation in Austria

Title: Compensating flood retention on private land in Austria: Towards polycentric governance in flood risk management? Abstract Flood retention, in particular controlled flood retention, plays an increasingly prominent role in the portfolio of flood risk management strategies. Though a highly effective measure to reduce the risk of flooding for vulnerable areas, flood retention is land-intensive and infringes […]

Published in Academia, Publications

3rd Action MC Meeting and Worskhop – Thessaloniky

On 26 – 28 June 2019 more than 70 LAND4FLOOD people met again in Thessaloniky, Greece. The topic of the meeting was Towards Increased Stakeholder Engagement in Flood Risk Management. We invited four keynote speakers to discuss challenges of stakeholder participation. At the end of the meeting we tested role board Flood Resilience Game under the […]

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PhD workshop in Kaiserslautern: Call for Participants!

Apply for the workshop titled Innovative and Successfully Implemented  Strategies for Achieving  Resilience in Flood Risk Management with a Special Focus on  Private and Public Property Flood Resilience, 9-11 September 2019, Kaiserslautern. Find more details here!

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Conference Report: Conclusions of the 1st EU conference on risk perception

The European conference in March 2019 in Paris and Cergy, France, has gathered 46 researchers, experts and practitioners from 15 different countries (Algeria, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom) and 4 international organisations (European Union, OECD, UNESCO, United Nations University) for 7 panels, 3 workshops […]

Published in Academia, Publications

Miroslav in Lancaster

Miroslav Bauer (Czechia) visited Lancaster Environmental Centre (England) to exchange knowledge on sediment transport and nutrient transfer measurement during floods. He worked together with prof. John Quinton. Join paper: Soil erosion and flood mitigation in CZ and UK – comparison, discussion and lesson learned. The abstract was sent to the XIX. International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference […]

Published in STSMs

Mariana in Vigo

Mariana Madruga de Brito (Germany) visited the department of Statistics and Operational Research, and the Department of Forest Engineering of the University of Vigo in Spain. With the support of Dr. Juan Vidal Puga she undertook the systematic literature review of papers that apply game theory for solving flood risk management problems. STSM also served […]

Published in STSMs