|Type of Entry:||Project|
|Duration:||01/2003 - 12/2005|
THE MAIN OBJECTIVES OF ECOFLOOD PROJECT:
The long-term objective of ECOFLOOD project is to stimulate creation of floodplains that protect the environment against floods and provide opportunities for restoration and development of highly valuable habitats at the same time. ECOFLOOD contributes to this long-term objective by means of a comprehensive manual, being the main deliverable of a scientific conference, a stakeholder workshop and a so-called thinktank meeting.
EcoFlood contributes to this long-term objective by compiling comprehensive guidelines for creation of natural flood defenses based on the present information.
The guidelines will contain:
Gathering this information is the main deliverable of a scientific conference, a stakeholder workshop and a thinktank meeting. The various relevant research fields will be integrated in the Ecoflood project.
EcoFlood contributes to this long-term objective by compiling comprehensive guidelines for creation of natural flood defences based on the present information.
The EcoFlood project consists of the following main activities:
ECOFLOOD Project results:
|Keywords:||Coastal defence, Flood, Flood Risk Management|
|Contact:||Miss / Mrs Evalyne de Swart
Grontmij Advies en Techniek - Adviesgroep Water
3990 DC Houten,
Telephone: +31-(0)30-634 48 65,
Fax: +31-(0)30-638 14 29
|Partner:||ALTERRA Wageningen (www.alterra.wur.nl/NL)
Delft Hydraulic (www.wldelft.nl)
The Department of Nature Protection in Rural Areas (www.imuz.edu.pl)
Department of Hydraulic Engineering and Environmental Recultivation (www.sggw.waw.pl/info)
Royal Holloway Institiute of Environmental Research (www.rhul.ac.uk)
|Financed by:||European Commission|
|Coastal databases provided and maintained|
by EUCC - The Coastal Union Germany