Risk, Hazard & Climate Lab

Projects - Risk, Hazard & Climate Lab

Ongoing projects

SliDEM

SliDEM | Assessing the suitability of DEMs derived from Sentinel-1 for landslide volume estimation [FFG ASAP, 09/2021 – 08/2022]

SliDEM

GEOHUM

CDL gEOhum | Christian Doppler Lab. for geospatial and EO-based humanitarian technologies [Christian Doppler Research Association, 07/2020 – 06/2022]

GEOHUM

MONTEO

MontEO | The impact of mass movements on alpine trails and huts assessed by EO data [FFG ASAP, 01/2020 – 04/2022]

MontEO

TRANSLOSS

Transloss | Transformational risk management to tackle climate Loss and Damage in Austria and beyond [KLIEN, ACRP, 11th call, 11/2019 – 04/2022]

TRANSLOSS

CESARE

CollEction, Standardization and Attribution of Robust disaster Event information [FFG, 11/2019 – 10/2021]

CESARE

UNCHAIN

UNCHAIN | Unpacking climate impact CHAINs. A new generation of action- and user-oriented climate change risk assessments [FFG, 09/2019 – 02/2023]

UNCHAIN

STEC

STEC | Smarter Targeting of Erosion Control [Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) of New Zealand, 10/2018 – 09/2023]

STEC

EO4GEO

EO4GEO | Space geo-information sector skills alliance supporting Copernicus user uptake [Erasmus+, 01/2018 – 12/2021]

eo4geo

Past projects

Finished in 2021

  • RiCoLa | Detection and Analysis of Landslide-induced River Course Changes and Lake Formation [ÖAW, 08/2017 – 06/2021] | More…

…2020

  • Hotspots | Hotspots kumulativer Gefährdungen des Klimawandels in Salzburg / Hotspots of cumulative threats of climate change in Salzburg [Land Salzburg, 05/2020 – 12/2020]
  • COOPI Malawi: Consultancy for updating the geospatial database/web portal + PGIS + Capacity Building of local organizations [COOPI, EC ECHO, 03/2020 – 10/2020]
  • MORPH | Mapping, Monitoring and Modelling the Spatio-Temporal Dynamics of Land Surface Morphology [FWF, 11/2016 – 09/2020] | More…
  • C~Art | Klima & Kunst – Berühren und berührt werden durch Kunstinterventionen im Kontext des Klimawandels (C~Art) / Climate and art – touching and being touched by art interventions in the context of climate change [StartClim2019, 08/2019 – 06/2020] | More…
  • TheMetrix | Using blockchain distributed systems to deploy spatial risk indicators for supply-chain management [Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Co-operation, 08/2019 – 06/2020] More…
  • citizenMorph | Observation and Reporting of Landscape Dynamics by Citizens [FWF – Top Citizen Science (TCS),  07/2018 – 06/2020] | More…

…2019

  • Is the occurrence of slope movements in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru, influenced by the El Niño Southern Oscillation? [OeAD WTZ (AT–CZ); 01/2018 – 12/2019] | More…
  • RESPECT | Responsibility and Risk: Operationalizing comprehensive climate risk layering in Austria among multiple actors [Austrian Climate Research Program, 06/2017 – 05/2019] | More…

…2018

  • GeoHumNeeds_Malawi | Consultancy for developing and updating of a database, webplatform and geoportal [COOPI, EC ECHO, 11/17 – 06/18] More…
  • VA Madagascar | Climate risk analysis and adaptation options for key sectors in Madagascar [Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, 11/2017 – 06/2018] (with adelphi affiliation)
  • EO4HumEn+ | Extended EO-based services for dynamic information needs in humanitarian action [Austrian Space Applications Programme; 05/16 – 04/2018] | More…
  • grünOase | Integrierte Analyse und Bewertung von grünen Stadtoasen / Integrated Analysis and Assessment of Green City Oases [FFG, Austrian Climate and Energy Fund, 04/2017 – 04/2018] | More…
  • RIVA-SOS | Risk and Vulnerability Assessment to support Emercency Preparedness of SOS Children’s Villages International [SOS-CV Int., 04/2017 – 03/2018]| More…
  • EMMIRS | Environmental Mapping and Monitoring of Iceland by Remote Sensing [RANNIS, 2015 – 2018] | More…

…2017

  • SESYNC Vulnerability | Meta-Analysis of Climate Change Vulnerability Mapping Studies: Improving Methods and Map Outputs [National Science Foundation (NSF) through Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC), 01/2016 – 12/2017] | More…
  • NRL UN-SPIDER | Expert on Space-Based Tools and Applications for UN-SPIDER as Non-Reimbursable Loans (NRLs) of Personnel Services [Austrian Research Promotion Agency, 10/2016 – 10/2017]| More…
  • | EO-based landslide mapping: from methodological developments to automated web-based information delivery [FFG ASAP, 03/2015 – 08/2017] | More…

…2016

  • VA Algeria | Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment in Algeria [German Federal Enterprise for International Cooperation (GIZ), 02/2016 – 11/2016]
  • McIndicator | Data Harmonization Pilot: Macroregional indicators use case [European Commission (EC) – JRC (Joint Research Centre), 12/2015 – 07/2016]
  • GeoSPS | Geo-enabled smart processes and services [FFG, BMWFW, 08/2014 – 07/2016] | More…
  • ÖKS15 | Climate Scenarios for Austria [Contractual Research, Austrian Governments, 12/2014 – 05/2016] | More…
  • ARISE | Adaptation and Decision Support via Risk Management Through Local Burning Embers [Austrian Climate Research Program (ACRP), 04/2014 – 03/2016] | More…
  • UNEP L&D | Environment Under Review: Emerging Issues Project – Loss and Damage to Ecosystem Services [United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) – Division Early Warning and Assessment (DEWA), 07/2015 – 02/2016] | More…
  • VA Mauritania Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment in Mauritania [German Federal Enterprise for International Cooperation (GIZ), 01/2015 – 02/2016] | More…

…2015

  • TIRAMISU | Toolbox Implementation for Removal of Anti-personnel Mines, Submunitions and Uxo [EC FP7, 01/2012 – 12/2015] | More…
  • iSLIDE | Integrated Semi-automated Landslide Delineation, Classification and Evaluation [FWF, 03/2013 – 09/2015] | More…
  • G-NEXT | GMES pre-operational security services for supporting external actions [EC FP7, 01/2013 – 06/2015] | More…
  • CAERUS | Evidence based policy for post crisis stability [EC FP7, 04/2014 – 05/2015]
  • KNOW-4-DRR | Enabling knowledge for disaster risk reduction in integration to climate change adaptation [EC FP7; 06/2013 – 05/2015] | More…
  • G-SEXTANT | Service Provision of Geospatial Intelligence in EU External Actions Support [EC FP7; 01/2013 – 03/2015] | More…

…2014

  • WebGIS4SKKM | WebGIS for SKKM-Users [ZAMG Entwicklungsprojekt; 08/2014 – 12/2014]
  • C3-Alps | Capitalising Climate Change Knowledge for Adaptation in the Alpine Space [INTERREG Alpine Space; 01/2012 – 12/2014] | More…
  • CHANGES | Changing Hydro-meteorological Risks – as Analyzed by a New Generation of European Scientists [EC Marie Curie Training Network; 01/2011 – 12/2014] | More…
  • HEALTHY FUTURES | Health, Environmental Change and Adaptive Capacity: Mapping, examining and anticipating future risks of water-related vector-borne diseases in eastern Africa [EC FP7; 01/2011 – 12/2014]
  • Vulnerability Sourcebook | Developing a Vulnerability Sourcebook for standardised vulnerability assessments [Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, 11/2012 – 06/2014] (with EURAC and adelphi affiliation) | More…
  • SELIAT | Safe Emergency Landing In Alpine Terrain [ESA ARTES 20 IAP, 03/2013 – 05/2014] | More…

...2013

  • DRR-SA | Information Knowledge Management System. South Africa and Indian Ocean Region [EC DIPECHO; 03/2013 – 12/2013] | More…

…2012

  • GMSM | Global Monitoring of Soil Moisture for Water Hazards Assessment [Austrian Space Applications Programme; 04/2009 – 07/2012] | More…
  • SAFER | Services and Applications For Emergency Response [EC FP7, 01/2009 – 03/2012] | More…
  • G-MOSAIC | GMES Services for Management of Operations, Situation Awareness and Intelligence for regional Crises [EC FP7, 01/2009 – 31/2012] | More…

…2011

  • ConHaz | Consultancy to assess the current hazard mapping capacity and effectiveness of scenario based tools for long term planning mechanisms [UNDP Malawi/COOPI; 08/2011 – 12/2011] | More…
  • MOVE | Methods for the Improvement of Vulnerability Assessment in Europe [EC FP7; 10/2008 – 12/2011] | More…
  • PROMO_DGM: Prognosemodelle aus Geländemodelldaten [07/2011 – 12/2011]
  • UNEP SAHEL MAPPING | Livelihood Security: Climate Change, Migration and Conflict [UNEP, 07/2010 – 11/2011] | More…
  • SALIMA | Hydrological and vulnerability assessment of the Linthipe and Lingadzi catchments in Malawi [EC DIPECHO; 03/2011 – 10/2011] | More…
  • GI4DRR | Providing Geographical Information Systems (GIS) technical support for Disaster Risk Reduction programmes implemented by DIPECHO partners in the South East African and South West Indian Ocean region [EC DIPECHO; 07/2010 – 09/2011] More…
  • CLISP | Climate Change Adaptation by Spatial Planning in the Alpine Space [INTERREG Alpine Space; 09/2008 – 08/2011] | More…

…2010

  • LIMES | Land and Sea Integrated Monitoring for European Security [EC FP6, 12/2006 – 05/2010] | More…
  • BRAHMATWINN | Twinning European and South Asian River Basins to enhance capacity and implement adaptive management approaches [EC FP6; 06/2006 – 12/2009] | More…
  • VULMOZ | Funding to conduct the PhD research in Búzi, Mozambique [Institutional funding by Munich Re Foundation; 10/2007 – 05/2008] | More…
  • GMOSS | Global Monitoring for Security and Stability [EC FP6; 03/2004 – 02/2008] | More…
  • PFIF | Permafrost im Fels [Austrian Academy of Sciences; 2007]
  • BIMS | Biotope information and management system [Verband Region Stuttgart, 2006 – 2007]
  • CIG-UCM | Capacity Building in Geoinformation for Sustainable Development at CIG/UCM in Beira/Mozambique[Austrian Foreign Ministry; 12/2003 – 06/2005]