A novel integrated design methodology for nature based solutions and soil and water bioengineering interventions: the Tardio&Mickovski methodology


The 1st International Workshop on Rooted Soils will be held in Perugia, Italy 20|21 April 2023


Is Soil and Water Bioengineering an NBS?


Recent innovations in LaRiMiT – Landslide Risk mitigation toolbox – Extension of the database including also Nature-based solutions


Tracing hotspots of soil erosion in high mountain environments: how forensic science based on plant eDNA can lead the way. An opinion.


National conference on NBS for climate adaptation – Norway

The first national conference on NBS was held on the 23rd of November and hosted by the Norwegian Environment Agency – Oslo office.


The PlaNet experience at LASOSU conference 2021


12th ALERT OZ School on ground-vegetation interactions


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

Alessandro Fraccica (CIMNE – Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya) has been awarded the 1st Edition of the Prize “Antonio Soriano”, for the best doctoral thesis defended in Spain, between 2019 and 2020, within the field of Geotechnical Engineering. The Prize has been granted by the Spanish Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering ( The winning thesis is entitled “EXPERIMENTAL STUDY AND NUMERICAL MODELLING OF SOIL-ROOTS HYDRO-MECHANICAL INTERACTIONS” and has been co-directed by Enrique Romero (CIMNE – Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya) and Thierry Fourcaud (Université de Montpellier – AMAP – CIRAD). On April 28th the winning thesis will be presented online (in Spanish) within the annual conference of the awarding Society.