EGU General Assembly 2023

23rd – 28th April 2023.

The European Geosciences Union (EGU) is the leading organisation for Earth, planetary and space science research in Europe. Their General Assembly brings together geoscientists from all over the world for one meeting covering all disciplines of the Earth, planetary, and space sciences. The EGU General Assembly 2023 event provides a forum where scientists, especially early career scientists, can present their work and discuss their ideas with experts in all fields of geoscience.

The EGU General Assembly 2023 will be held at the Austria Center Vienna (ACV) with sessions both in person and online. Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance colleagues from the following partner organisations will be in attendance, running sessions and presenting knowledge on flood resilience:

You can find out more about the event on the EGU2023 website.

This event has now taken place. Viktor Roezer, Research Fellow at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London School of Economics has shared his reflections of this years EGU23 event, what research has learned from recent disasters and where to go from here.

Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance Participation

Use the links below to find out more about the EGU sessions organised by Alliance members:

Resilience building and risk reduction: Assessments, frameworks, tools and experiences
Monday 24th April
Orals – 08:30-12:15 (CEST), 14:00-15:40 (CEST), Posters 16:15–18:00 (CEST)

Costs of Natural Hazards
Thursday 27th April
Orals – 08:30-10:15 (CEST), Posters 14:00–15:45 (CEST)

Interaction of urban expansion with natural hazards
Tuesday 25th April
Orals – 16:15-18:00, Posters 10:45–12:30 (CEST)

Natural Hazard and Sustainable Development Goals: How Can Science Support the Action – your views and discussion
Monday 24th April
19:00-20:00 (CEST)

Members of the Alliance will also contribute the following presentations as part of other EGU sessions:

Systems-based framework for measuring heatwave resilience

Evaluation of resilience-building interventions according to resilience measurement frameworks: Empirical findings from the Flood Resilience Alliance communities

Rapid urbanisation and flash floods in desert regions: the example of Kuwait

Understanding the role of climate change in disaster mortality: Empirical evidence from Nepal

Three Hundred and Fifty Views on what the Natural Hazard Community should do to Support the Implementation of the SDGs

A Framework for Multi- and Systemic-Risk Analysis: Focusing on Indirect Risks Based on Dependencies

Systematic extraction of urban poor-centred multi-hazard impacts from DesInventar Sendai: a case study of Kathmandu Valley, Nepal

Nature-based solutions for wildfire risk management: the role of insurance

Exploration of flood lead-times through river level monitoring: A case study from the Vilcanota river in Cusco, Peru

Keep up to date with the Alliance by following us on Twitter on @floodalliance

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