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Increasing Flood Risk in the Mekong Delta – A Homemade Problem?

Human encroachment on the river system or natural factors: what are the influences and how heavily do they factor in? Researchers at the GFZ quantitatively...

18.08.2017 · Natural hazards / Flood
Helmholtz Centre Potsdam - German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ)
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Extremely rare series of thunderstorms

Meteorological analysis of the severe thunderstorm episode in May and June 2016 in Germany

01.02.2017 · Natural hazards / Flood
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
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Flooding as an important economic factor

Flooding strengthens agricultural production at the Mekong Delta. Field and modelling studies help optimising valuable nutrient inputs.

05.09.2014 · Natural hazards / Flood
Helmholtz Centre Potsdam - German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ)
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The German Research Centre for Geosciences supports private flood precaution

Private flood precaution can reduce damage. A web-based brochure produced by the GeoForschungsZentrum aims to help municipalities with risk communication.

03.09.2014 · Natural hazards / Flood
Helmholtz Centre Potsdam - German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ)
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Flooding: is climate change to blame?

Climate change is in the focus of investigations being carried out by scientists into the causes of flooding.

02.05.2014 · Natural hazards / Flood
Helmholtz Centre Potsdam - German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ)
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Absolute flood control is an illusion

UFZ researchers draw conclusions from the 2013 floods and outline what must be done in future to mitigate these consequences.

18.04.2014 · Natural hazards / Flood
Helmholtz-Center for Environmental Research (UFZ)
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Data bases help with flood protection

At the German Research Centre for Geosciences - data on flood damage are collected and used to evaluate precautionary measures.

27.03.2014 · Natural hazards / Flood
Helmholtz Centre Potsdam - German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ)
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Flooding in Germany: support from space

The flooding in parts of Germany in June 2013 had enormous dimensions and caused great damage.

03.06.2013 · Natural hazards / Flood
Helmholtz Centre Potsdam - German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ)