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2018 March - 2022 February, H2020 MSCA RISE (778360), 'towards geoHazards rEsilient infRastruCtUre under changing cLimatES - HERCULES'.

Acknowledgement: This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE) under grant agreement No 778360)

The academic partners involved in the exchange are: University of Warwick (coordinator), Newcastle University, RWTH-Aachen University (Aachen, Germany), University of Natural Resources & Life Sciences (Vienna, Austria), Istituto di Ricerca per la Protezione Idrogeologica di Torino (Turin, Italy), Eurac Research centre (Bolzano, Italy), Ecole Nationale Des Ponts Et Chaussees (France), University of Auckland (New Zealand), Zhejiang University (Hangzhou, China), University of San Simon (Cochabamba, Bolivia), Nazerbayev University (Astana, Kazakstan), The University of Newcastle (Newcastle, Australia). Industrial Support: Sarmap SA (Switzerland), Coffey Geotechnics (UK), ARUP (Itlay), Itasca Consulting Group, Inc (Germany), Dares Technology (Spain).

WP1: Monitoring, characterising and mapping of natural hazards

WP2: Advanced constitutive modelling of geomaterials

WP3: Water driven geohazards: climate impacts on flood and coastal erosion infrastructure

WP4: Gravity driven geohazards: Landslides, debris flows, rock avalanches

WP5: Earthquake driven geohazards

WP6: Community-focused risk management and resilient building




- Newest publication " A hybrid machine-learning model to map glacier-related debris flow susceptibility along Gyinrong Zangbo watershed under the changing climate" Science of The Total Environment, 2021

- HERCULES workshop - (21 - 22 July 2021, Venezia, Italy

- HERCULES Special Session (21-st October 2020) for E-UNSAT2020

- UK-China workshop (August 2019)

- UK- Australia-Indian Railway workshop (July 2019)

- Mid-term review meeting, 7 June, 2019

- First doctoral training event: 17th - 19th Vienna, Austria

- 1st Summer School: A joint event of the EU funded projects GEORAMP and HERCULES

17th - 18th August 2018

Invited Speakers

summer school

- K.O. Meeting at Brussels on the 19th April 2018.