12th ALERT OZ School on ground-vegetation interactions

Great success of the 12th ALERT Olek Zienkiewicz (OZ) School 2021, which this year was held online on 18-20 May 2021. The title of the school was: "Looking into the rhizosphere: the interface between plant science and soil mechanics". More than 80 researchers attended.

2019-2020 Best Doctoral Thesis in Soil-Roots Hydro-Mechanical Interactions

On the 28th of April Alessandro Fraccica will present his PhD thesis on Soil-Root-Hydro-Mechanical Interactions, which has been awarded the prize as Best Doctoral thesis defended in Spain within the field of Geotechnical Engineering

Modelling the Hydro-Mechanical Effects of Several Riparian Vegetation Combinations on the Streambank Stability - a benchmark case in Southeastern Norway

A new study conducted by the Department of Natural Hazards – Norwegian Geotechnical Institute NGI - has been published on the journal "Sustainability".

GreenRisk4ALPs Mountain Forest Conference 28-29 June 2021- Registration open

Registration is now open for the “GreenRisk4ALPs Mountain Forest Conference”, which will be held online on June 28 and 29, 2021.

Barries in implementing Nature-Based Solutions in Rural Landscapes: experience from PHUSICOS project

The paper presents a selection of NBS that are slated for implementation at several European case study sites within the PHUSICOS project, and identifies and discusses barriers experienced for the practical implementation of the measures.

Conference on Ecosystem Restoration in Norway 18-19. January 2021.

The first broad Conference on Ecosystem Restoration in Norway to kcik off the United Nations Decade for Ecosystem Restoration 2021-2030

Call for abstracts to EGU 2021 – session NH8.4 on vegetation effects on slope stability and climate-induced geohazards

The next online gathering of the European Geoscience Union – EGU 2021 – will host a new session on the effects of plant-soil-atmosphere interaction on the slope stability.

Supporting factors and barriers for the transferability of Soil and Water Bioengineering (SWBE) applications in Central and South America

The work describes a transferability analysis of Soil and Water Bioengineering (SWBE) applications in Central and South America as sustainable solutions for erosion control, stabilization and consolidation along slopes and banks.

European experts on Nature Based Solutions gathered at PlaNet’s kick off meeting

Researchers from 12 institutions joined in when NGI hosted the first kick off meeting for PlaNet on November 23. The aim is to be a network of competence on Nature Based Solutions.