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.

CountrySide Magazine: Taking land seriously in spatial flood risk management

In cooperation with European Landowner Organization (ELO), we prepared the information about key LAND4FLOOD policy recommendations. The information was published in September/October 2021 issue. Read it HERE.

Published in Landowners & Citizens, Media

LAND4FLOOD COST Action forms new IWRA Task Force

The COST Action ended successfully in March 2022. To continue networking activities it has been turned into new a IWRA Task Force, LAND4FLOOD. For more information click here. If you are interested in joining the Task Force,  send your CV and motivation to the with the subject line: LAND4FLOOD Task Force.

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Book: Spatial Flood Risk Management: Implementing Catchment-based Retention and Resilience on Private Land

Title: Spatial Flood Risk Management: Implementing Catchment-based Retention and Resilience on Private Land Content: Centralising the role of land and landowners, Spatial Flood Risk Management brings together knowledge from socio-economy, public policy, hydrology, geomorphology, and engineering to establish an interdisciplinary knowledge base on spatial approaches to managing flood risks. The final LAND4FLOOD COST Action book brings together […]

Published in Academia, Landowners & Citizens, Policy & Decision-makers, Publications

Lena in Dortmund (1 May – 30 June 2022)

Lena Junger (Austria, supported by the HR21 Doctoral School, BOKU Vienna) will spend two months at TU Dortmund working together with Thomas Hartmann and Peter Davids on the topic of resilient recovery. The aim is to conduct interviews with stakeholders involved in the recovery process after the extreme flood events in July 2021 in Germany. […]

Published in STSMs

Report: Barriers and enablers for up-scaling NBS in urban environment in the Baltic States

The report was developed within the virtual mobility cooperation among colleagues from Baltic countries. The objective of the research was to identify the main barriers and most efficient enablers for activating the application of nature-based solutions (NBS) for flood risk and stormwater management in urban environment by private landowners. Learn more: here.

Published in Policy & Decision-makers, Publications

The LAND4FLOOD story

Read LAND4FLOOD web story published on COST office web page HERE.

Published in Media