Flash Floods and Debris Flow are a major hazard in Europe and worldwide and Early Warning Systems are the best way to increase preparedness and suport efficient operational risk management. The video presents the advanced tools developed under the EU FP7 IMPRINTS project to support operational risk management and the implementation of the EU Flood Directive. These tools are the result of scientific research on rainfall forecasting, on hydrometeorological forecasting and on flood early warnings systems undertaken by a consortium of 18 institutions incorporating universities, research institutes, operational risk management agencies and private entreprises of the field.
Flash Flood Early Warnings: What can we do?
21 Nov 2014
These are the lecture videos from the free UBC course Climate Literacy: Navigating Climate Change Conversations, which tackles the scientific and socio-political dimensions of climate change. This course introduces the basics of the climate system, m...
Tags: Video, Climate Change Adaptation
02 Mar 2015
A provocative new video featuring Alain de Botton says beauty in urban settings must be objective—and to argue otherwise is a danger to our quality of life. Most of us would probably be content to say that beauty is subjective. There may be a meas...
Tags: Video, Urban Planning
25 Sep 2015
Report of the 2015 CAP Implementation Workshop (Rome, Italy 23-24 September)
Tags: Report, Early Warning Systems