FLOODsite

Researchers:

Joerg Krywkow


Anne van der Veen



Organisations:

University of Twente


Complete list of partners



Period:

March 2004 – Feb 2008

Background and objectives

The FLOODsite project covers the physical, environmental, ecological and socio-economic aspects of floods from rivers, estuaries and the sea. The project is arranged into seven themes covering:

  • Risk analysis – hazard sources, pathways and vulnerability of receptors.
  • Risk management – pre-flood measures and flood emergency management.
  • Technological integration – decision support and uncertainty.
  • Pilot applications – for river, estuary and coastal sites.
  • Training and knowledge uptake – guidance for professionals, public
  • information and educational material.
  • Networking, review and assessment.
  • Co-ordination and management.

Within these themes there are over 30 project tasks including the pilot applications in Belgium, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, and the UK.