LAND4FLOOD calls and up-dates
27 January 2022 The LAND4FLOOD final conference took place virtually. The aim of the event was to disseminate the findings of the COST Action and raise new questions for the future research agenda. The target audience reached beyond the LAND4FLOOD community and we invited policy makers, water managers, spatial planners, lawyers, and other stakeholders involved […]
26 – 27 January 2022, Ústi nad Labem (Czechia) The goal of the face-to-face interactive workshop was to introduce some of LAND4FLOOD results and recent thoughts on mobilizing landowners to get their land flooded. More than 15 participants engaged in intensive discussions and tested the flood game focused on down-stream/up-stream negotiations that was developed within […]
The guidance document summarizes lessons learn that are useful for key stakeholders (land owners, local and regional politicians, bureaucrats, NGOs).
Title: Flood legislation and land policy framework of EU and non-EU countries in Southern Europe Abstract Floods are a widespread natural hazard affecting people and their assets in regions worldwide, including Southern Europe. Besides coastal floods, the Mediterranean region is highly prone to flash floods driven by short but intense precipitation events. With increasing flood risk […]
Paper: Effectiveness of Nature-Based Solutions in Mitigating Flood Hazard in a Mediterranean PeriUrban Catchment
Title: Effectiveness of Nature-Based Solutions in Mitigating Flood Hazard in a Mediterranean PeriUrban Catchment Abstract Urbanization alters natural hydrological processes and enhances runoff, which affects flood hazard. Interest in nature-based solutions (NBS) for sustainable mitigation and adaptation to urban floods is growing, but the magnitudes of NBS effects are still poorly investigated. This study explores the […]
Maria Viota (Spain) traveled to Serbia to explore the potentiality of urban green infrastructure (UGI), ecosystem services (ES) and nature-based solutions (NBS) in protecting cities, with an emphasis on urban planning. The attention of the mission was paid to the role of UGI in urban planning and its promising opportunities for facing many risks posed by […]