We are pleased and proud to announce the very first paper of OPERANDUM in a top-ranked journal! The peer-reviewed article “Hydro-meteorological risk assessment methods and management by nature-based solutions” will appear in Science of the Total Environment. A big thank you to the team for all the hard work!
About hydro-meteorological risk management (HMR management)
Hydro-meteorological risk (HMR) management involves a range of methods, such as monitoring of uncertain climate, planning and prevention by technical countermeasures, risk assessment, preparedness for risk by early-warnings, spreading knowledge and awareness, response and recovery. To execute HMR management by risk assessment, many models and tools, ranging from conceptual to sophisticated/numerical methods are currently in use.
However, there is still a gap in systematically classifying and documenting them in the field of disaster risk management. This paper discusses various methods used for HMR assessment and its management via potential nature-based solutions (NBS), which are actually lessons learnt from nature.