Research Seminar - Extreme Rainfall Events


13:15 Welcome and Introduction, Lars Nyberg (Karlstad University)

13:25 The German flood in summer 2021: what have we learnt and what are the new questions for flood research? Presentation by Prof. Mariele Evers, Department of Geography, Bonn University, Germany.

Mariele Evers is a CNDS fellow and has many years’ experience of disaster risk research in Europe, Asia and Africa.

13:55 Short break

14:00 A catastrophe model for cloudbursts in Sweden based on the Oasis platform. Presentation by Msc. Daniel Knös, catastrophe model developer at the reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter.

Daniel Knös is a member of the CNDS external reference group and has been involved in the research project SPLASH (Swedish pluvial modelling analysis and safety handling). Here you can find a recent publication from this project:

14:30 SPARC: Stakeholder participation for climate adaptation - data crowdsourcing for improved urban flood risk management. Introduction to a new CNDS project, funded by Formas. Presentation by Lars Nyberg (Karlstad University).

14:40  Questions and discussion

15:00  End of seminar


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Last modified: 2023-02-01