PEARL Taiwan Workshop 2015

Workshop 4From 25 to 28 November 2015, the PEARL partners National Taiwan Ocean University (NTOU) and National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) organized the “PEARL Taiwan Workshop 2015” at NCKU premises in Tainan, Taiwan. The event was chaired by Prof. D.J. Doong and supported by the Ministry of Science of Technology of Taiwan together with project PEARL.
Prof. Zoran Vojinovic, PEARL coordinator, opened the workshop with an introductory lecture about the project. He was followed by Prof. Peter Froehle and his colleagues Angelika Grühn and Sandra Hellmers from the Technical University of Hamburg (TUHH), who gave presentations related to the case study in Hamburg, Germany. In addition to this, Prof. Doong illustrated the pilot study research at Yilan, Taiwan, while his colleague Prof. Wang presented field experiences about the combination of science and local Group photo at NCKU Banyan gardenwisdom for decision making in flood-prone area. Thanks to the fact that the workshop was open to all public, more than 80 people attended, including students and staff from universities, research institutions, consultancy companies, as well as central and local governments.
After class lessons, the panellists had the opportunity to visit two Tainan coastal protection areas, the Coastal Ocean Monitoring Center at NCKU and the Taipei Flood Control System located at the River Management Office of the Water Resources Agency (WRA), Ministry of Economic Affairs.

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