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 READ MORE
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 READ MORE
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 READ MORE
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 READ MORE
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 READ MORE
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.
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 READ MORE
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 READ MORE
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 READ MORE