June 2021 archive

FLOODrisk online conference 22-24 June 2021

The FLOODrisk conference starts tomorrow. A very attractive program including plenary sessions, parallel sessions ans special sessions has been prepared; see it here : https://hub.floodrisk2020.net/programme/ Join us and let’s share knowledge and experiences!

Webinar on Animal Burrowing (30/6/21) – Final program

The webinar on Animal Burrowing will take place on June 30. 11:00 CET          Welcome 11:05                  1. English perspective on managing badgers in embankments (Paul Arnold, EA) 11:20                  2. Detection of cavities in levees and forelands caused by beavers (Torsten Heyer, TU Dresden; Michael Arndt, Secon Systems) 11:40                  3. Experiences with the beaver …

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2019 Japan flood reports are published

The reports of levee failures, etc. in 2019 Typhoon Hagibis is published in English by the Japanese Geotechnical Society. The reports are open access. https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/soils-and-foundations/vol/61/issue/2#article-22 Including, “Levee damage and bridge scour by 2019 typhoon Hagibis in Kanto Region, Japan” https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0038080621000226 Backslope erosion by overtopping at the Naka River levee (Photo : Hirotoshi Mori)