Entries by Moritz Krüger

RISC-KIT – PEARL Policy Brief on “Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Strategies in EU Coastal Areas”

PEARL joined forces with RISC-KIT to issue a Policy Brief on “Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Strategies in EU Coastal Areas”. The document provides some key messages about the development of national and local strategies tailored on the historical and socio-cultural characteristics of the territories where they have to be implemented. The importance of multi-level communication […]

PEARL flyer is now online!

We have developed a flyer to give an overview of the PEARL project. There you can learn about PEARL’s: – objectives – project structure – case studies – expected outcomes – partners For any further queries, there you will also find contact information. Download it here: PEARL Flyer.

The PEARL approach on holistic flood risk assessment at HIC11 in New York

PEARL project leader Zoran Vojinovic presents the PEARL approach addressing holistic flood risk assessment in coastal areas at 11th International Conference on Hydroinformatics (HIC 2014). The PEARL approach draws upon the complexity theory and the use of complex adaptive system (CAS) models as tools to identify root causes of vulnerabilities and their multi-stressors and to […]

Hidromet: A Cloud-Based EWS Platform for Real Time Urban Flood Warning, at HIC11 in New York

Hydrometeorological Innovative Solutions (HYDS) and AQUALOGY will be presenting at 11th International Conference on Hydroinformatics (HIC 2014) an Early Warning System for real time urban flood warning based on radar nowcasting techniques. It runs in the cloud a hydraulic/hydrological model with radar, rain gauges and other sensors information, allows configuring warnings over different elements and […]

FloodAlert: A Simplified Radar-Based EWS for Urban Flood Warning, at HIC11 in New York

Hydrometeorological Innovative Solutions (HYDS) will be attending the 11th International Conference on Hydroinformatics (HIC 2014), August 2014. A simplified urban flood Early Warning System [EWS] based on the use of radar observations and radar nowcasting to issue local flood warnings will be presented. Xavier Llort, Rafael Sánchez-Diezma, Álvaro Rodríguez, David Sancho (HYDS), Marc Berenguer, Daniel […]

2nd PEARL Project Committee meeting will be held on 2-4 July in Rethymno (Crete), Greece.

The 2nd Project Committee meeting will take place on 2-4 July in Rethymno (Crete), Greece. Each Work Package and Case Study will share with the other partners in the Consortium progress made to date and will work in parallel groups to improve the implementation of its tasks. A specific session is dedicated to Young Researchers. Participants will also have the possibility […]

PEARL presented in Aqualogy’s newsletter “Aqualogy Conocimiento”, June 2014 issue

An article describing project PEARL was published in the June 2014 issue of “Aqualogy Conocimiento”, Aqualogy’s internal newsletter. Aqualogy is a company developing integrated water solutions, from design, engineering and construction, to equipment, maintenance, training, and consultancy. In the context of this corporation, CETaqua represents the R&D&I collaboration network that designs, configures and executes projects […]

PEARL presented at the Polytechnic University José Antonio Echeverría (CUJAE) in Havana, Cuba. April, 2014

In the framework of the EU funded project “EU-Cuba Environment” the PEARL coordinator was invited to present the project at the Polytechnic University José Antonio Echeverría (CUJAE) in Havana, Cuba. The presentation was attended by scholars from the CUJAE University in the fields of hydraulics, coastal engineering, flood protection, etc. Undergraduate and MSc students were […]

PEARL at the International workshop “Resilience: Just do it?!- Governing for resilience in vulnerable places” organised by the Coastal Resilience Research Group, Groningen, the Netherlands October 9–10, 2014

This international workshop aims at exploring ways of ‘doing’ resilience, considering its ethical, social and political issues at stake. The further aim is to bring researchers and practitioners with different (levels of) expertise together to discuss the ways they conceptualize and use resilience. Natasa Manojlovic from TUHH, as a keynote speaker, will introduce the activities […]

PEARL presented at the seminar “Flood Damage survey and assessment: new insights from research and practice”, 11-12 April 2014 in Bastia Umbra, Italy

The activities of PEARL related to flood damage assessment and operational flood management are presented at the seminar on damage assessment. The seminar is organised by the Monitoring and Warning Centre of the Umbria Region (i.e. Centro Funzionale Decentrato, CFD) and by Politecnico di Milano. It is held on 11-12 April 2014 during and thanks […]