Commitment of stakeholders – magic or an everyday practice?

Interreg Baltic Sea Region project NOAH, one of the COST DAMOCLES pilot projects, has worked closely with stakeholders to protect the Baltic Sea from compound events in flooding. NOAH’s task is transnational and requires engaging people in all areas. Blog post written by:Minna M. Keinänen-Toivola, Hanna RissanenSatakunta University of Applied Sciences, Finland Stakeholders, a term … Continue reading Commitment of stakeholders – magic or an everyday practice?

Business travelling in Germany European-wide cooperation on weather extremes

This blog post was written by Minna M. Keinänen-Toivola, Satakunta University of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Logistics and Maritime Technology, Maritime Logistics Research Center and is a copy of the blog post originally posted here. The coronavirus pandemic stopped business travelling in international projects for over one and half years. In international projects, the face-to-face … Continue reading Business travelling in Germany European-wide cooperation on weather extremes

AGU18 compound events session (NH23A) – a summary

In case you missed the 2018 fall meeting AGU session on compound events (NH23A) or just want a short recap, here we summarized the oral presentations. Main take-aways The research field of compound events looks at many different perils. This session covered flooding, hurricanes, earthquakes, wildfires, wind but also how such perils may concurrently or … Continue reading AGU18 compound events session (NH23A) – a summary

Call for abstracts: Compound event session at EGU2019 organised by DAMOCLES

We are excited to invite submissions to the session "Understanding and modelling compound climate and weather events and their impacts (NH1.3/AS4.49)" at the EGU General Meeting in April 2019. This session, organised by DAMOCLES, aims to bring together climate scientists, impact modellers, statisticians, and stakeholders to discuss Compound Events, share their findings and connect to the … Continue reading Call for abstracts: Compound event session at EGU2019 organised by DAMOCLES

Call for abstract: AGU Fall Meeting session on Compound and Cascading Events

We are happy to announce that we will be launching a new session at the AGU Fall Meeting 2018, entitled “Compound and Cascading Events: an Emerging Challenge for Natural Hazard Risk Assessment and Management”. We cordially invite you to submit an abstract to this session. The abstract submission site is now open. The deadline for … Continue reading Call for abstract: AGU Fall Meeting session on Compound and Cascading Events

GEWEX Open Sciences Conference – Summary of session on “Addressing the Challenges of Compound Events”

Last week, international scientists came together for the 8th GEWEX Open Science Conference: Extremes and Water on the Edge. In 26 sessions a wide range of interdisciplinary topics were covered. Plenary talks at the beginning and end of each day gave an overview of the state-of-the-art and pressing issues. One of these plenaries was given … Continue reading GEWEX Open Sciences Conference – Summary of session on “Addressing the Challenges of Compound Events”

Session on compound events at the 8th GEWEX open science conference: ‘Extremes and water on the edge’

In early May a dedicated session on compound event research will be held in course of the 8th Open Science Conference organised by the Global Energy and Water Exchanges (GEWEX) project. At this 6-day conference scientists from various disciplines related to Earth sciences will meet in Calgary, Canada and discuss the challenges of climate change … Continue reading Session on compound events at the 8th GEWEX open science conference: ‘Extremes and water on the edge’

EGU18 compound events session (NH1.7) – a summary

For those who missed the second EGU session on compound events or want a recap, we tried to provide a short summary of the oral presentations of the NH1.7 session. During this session we also officially launched this new community website. 🙂 Main take-aways From this session we learned that compound events are relevant to … Continue reading EGU18 compound events session (NH1.7) – a summary