Bridges practice and academic debate by discussing specific cases through the lens of academic disciplines
Presents cases of nature-based flood risk management at different scales in various countries
Offers commentaries on each case study from different disciplinary angles
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Table of contents (24 chapters)
Water Retention in the Polish Forests
Small Scale NWRM in the Czech Republic
Floodplain Development in Flanders
Wetlands Restoration in Czech Republic
About this book
Featuring numerous case studies of nature-based flood risk management accompanied by commentaries, this book presents brief academic reflections from two different disciplinary perspectives that critically highlight which specific aspects are of significance, and as such, underscore the multi-disciplinary nature of the challenges faced.
Editors and Affiliations
Landscape and Spatial Planning, Environmental Sciences Group, Wageningen, The Netherlands
Faculty of Social and Economic Studies, Jan Evangelista Purkyně University, Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic
Flood Hazard Research Centre, Middlesex University, London, UK
About the editors
Thomas Hartmann is an Associate Professor at Wageningen University, the Netherlands. His expertise and research interests are in the area land and water governance, with a focus on risk management of river floods; land policies and planning instruments; and planning theory, with a particularly aspects of justice and ethics in cities. Land and its management are a common theme running runs through the way Thomas Hartmann approaches these topics, since addressing land and its social construction via property rights helps to put new and innovative perspectives on many areas of planning and governance.
Lenka Slavikova is an institutional economist with a focus on environmental governance issues in Central and Eastern Europe. She is the Executive Director of research at the Institute for Economic and Environmental Policy (IEEP) at Jan Evangelista Purkyne University in Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic. In 2015, Lenka became an Associated Professor of Public Economics. She has published numerous papers on water and biodiversity governance, participation and market-based instrument implementation.
Simon McCarthy is a Senior Research fellow at the Flood Hazard Research Centre at Middlesex University, London. His teaching and expertise in social research focuses on the role of both public and professional social contexts in decision making, communication of flood risk and uncertainty and approaches to participatory interaction in flood risk and water management. Simon is a member of the Thematic Advisory Group on flood and coastal erosion risk management research and development for England and Wales; Defra, Environment Agency and Natural Resources Wales.
Book Title: Nature-Based Flood Risk Management on Private Land
Book Subtitle: Disciplinary Perspectives on a Multidisciplinary Challenge
Editors: Thomas Hartmann, Lenka Slavíková, Simon McCarthy
Publisher: Springer Cham
Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2019
License: CC BY
Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-030-23841-4Published: 02 September 2019
Softcover ISBN: 978-3-030-23844-5Published: 02 September 2020
eBook ISBN: 978-3-030-23842-1Published: 22 August 2019
Edition Number: 1
Number of Pages: XVII, 228
Number of Illustrations: 9 b/w illustrations, 9 illustrations in colour