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MATRIX coordination

Prof. Dr. Jochen Zschau

GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences

D-14473 Potsdam
Tel.: +49 311 288-1200
Fax: +49 331 288-1204




EU Projects (Natural Hazards)



European Commission

FP7 - Participant Portal (ECAS)

FP7 - Seventh framework programme

ENV - Environmental research programme

EC - Humanitarian Aid & Civil Protection (Risk Assessment Guidelines)


Data material

Meteorological data for the Naples and Cologne test cases


Conferences 2013 (with MATRIX participation)

 EGU - European Geoscience Union (Vienna, Austria, 07-12 April 2013)


Conferences 2012 (with MATRIX participation)

IDRIM - 3rd Conference of the International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management (Beijing, China, 7-9 September 2012)

  • Session on multi risk and cascading effects (organized by Stefan Hochrainer, IIASA)
  • Special sessions about the Tohoku earthquake and long term economic effects

Converging and Conflicting Trends in the Public Administration of the US, Europe, and Germany (Speyer, Germany, 19-20 July 2012)

  • Panel 13 - Institutional challenges for multi-risk governance: comparative analysis of two case studies (presentation, program)

XIIèmes Journées Nationales Génie Côtier - Génie Civil (Cherbourg, France, 12-14 June 2012)

EGU - European Geoscience Union (Vienna, Austria, 22-27 April 2012)

  • NH 9.3 - The Costs of Natural Hazards (Fri, 27 Apr, 08:30–12:00 / Room 8)
  • NH 9.11 - Multi-type hazards and risk assessment (Wed, 25 Apr, 15:30–17:00 / Room 8)


Other International Project Links

SEERISK - Joint Disaster Management risk assessment and preparedness in the Danube macro-region

EPOS - European Plate Observing System

EPI-WATER - Evaluating Economic Policy Instruments for Sustainable Water Management in Europe

PREEMPT - Policy-relevant assessment of economic and social effects of hydro-meteorological disasters

WATER2ADAPT- Resilience enhancement and water demand management for climate change adaptation

USGS - Multi-Hazards Demonstration Project