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POSTPONED - "According to nature" International Summer School in Nature-Based Risk Mitigation

Saturday, September 5, 2020 to Tuesday, September 15, 2020

The PHUSICOS project is organizing a 10 days long, hand-on summer school focused on Nature Based Solutions in mountain areas, 5 – 15 September 2020. The training program will consist of three days at our demonstrator case in the Pyrenean and 7 days at our concept case in the Bavarian Alps. The summer school will covering the following topics:

  • - Introduction to NBS
  • - Policy and decision-making mechanisms
  • - Collaborative Landscape planing
  • - NBS assessment
  • - River restoration as NBS
  • - Riparian regeneration
  • - River and Society
  • - Hand-on learning via case site visit
  • - NBS Future perspectives

Participants will be introduced through long field trips to two case studies: The Isar Restoration in Germany and Bastan river restoration in France. The training program will consist of field visits, but also lectures, inspirational discussions with local stakeholders, and independent project work on a case site. The summer school will provide the opportunity of enhancing the interactions and exchanges between science, policy, business and society to mainstream the available knowledge into policy and practice.

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Application have to be sent at before 31.05.2020.

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