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Plugging the holes: Identifying potential avenues and limitations for furthering Dutch civil society contributions towards flood resilience (2023)
Journal Article
Koers, G. J., Forrest, S. A., & van Popering-Verkerk, J. (2023). Plugging the holes: Identifying potential avenues and limitations for furthering Dutch civil society contributions towards flood resilience. Journal of flood risk management, Article e12949. https://doi.org/10.1111/jfr3.12949

Abstract Climatic changes can cause unpredictability in flood regimes that traditional flood risk management (FRM) approaches may struggle with. Therefore, flood resilience is seen as a supplementation to these approaches, putting a larger emphasis o... Read More about Plugging the holes: Identifying potential avenues and limitations for furthering Dutch civil society contributions towards flood resilience.

Serious gaming in flood risk management (2022)
Journal Article
Forrest, S. A., Kubíková, M., & Macháč, J. (2022). Serious gaming in flood risk management. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Water, Article e1589. https://doi.org/10.1002/wat2.1589

Serious gaming is increasingly used to explore important real-world problems and a growing number of serious games are addressing flood-related issues. However, there has been limited synthesis of these attempts and their contributions to the ongoing... Read More about Serious gaming in flood risk management.

The Rise of Civil Society in Governing Flood Resilience (2020)
Thesis
Forrest, S. (2020). The Rise of Civil Society in Governing Flood Resilience. (Thesis). University of Groningen. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4005719

Flooding is an increasingly urgent problem that causes significant damage and disruption that affects people worldwide, including in the Netherlands and United Kingdom. Rainfall flooding is a growing risk for Dutch cities with recent floods in Arnhem... Read More about The Rise of Civil Society in Governing Flood Resilience.

Socio-spatial inequalities in flood resilience: Rainfall flooding in the city of Arnhem (2020)
Journal Article
Forrest, S. A., Trell, E., & Woltjer, J. (2020). Socio-spatial inequalities in flood resilience: Rainfall flooding in the city of Arnhem. Cities, 105, Article 102843. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cities.2020.102843

This paper critically analyses socio-spatial inequalities associated with the shift towards flood resilience in flood risk management (FRM) and pays particular attention to the notion of ‘living with floods’ and its implications for citizens. Living... Read More about Socio-spatial inequalities in flood resilience: Rainfall flooding in the city of Arnhem.

Emerging citizen contributions, roles and interactions with public authorities in Dutch pluvial flood risk management (2020)
Journal Article
Forrest, S. A., Trell, E., & Woltjer, J. (2021). Emerging citizen contributions, roles and interactions with public authorities in Dutch pluvial flood risk management. International Journal of Water Resources Development, 37(1), 1-23. https://doi.org/10.1080/07900627.2019.1701999

This article focuses on the emerging role of citizens and their increasing contributions to local pluvial flood risk management in the Netherlands. A qualitative research approach is followed with semi-structured interviews, and analysis of policy do... Read More about Emerging citizen contributions, roles and interactions with public authorities in Dutch pluvial flood risk management.

Civil society contributions to local level flood resilience: Before, during and after the 2015 Boxing Day floods in the Upper Calder Valley (2018)
Journal Article
Forrest, S., Trell, E., & Woltjer, J. (2019). Civil society contributions to local level flood resilience: Before, during and after the 2015 Boxing Day floods in the Upper Calder Valley. Transactions - Institute of British Geographers, 44(2), 422-436. https://doi.org/10.1111/tran.12279

There is an increasing emphasis on the local level as well as growing expectations regarding civil society actors in flood‐risk management in the UK. However, not enough is known about the potential contributions of civil society to flood resilience... Read More about Civil society contributions to local level flood resilience: Before, during and after the 2015 Boxing Day floods in the Upper Calder Valley.

Navigating Change: Planning for Societal and Spatial Transformations: Debates during the 12th AESOP Young Academics Conference (2018)
Journal Article
Spijkerboer, R. C., Forrest, S., & Hilbers, A. M. (2018). Navigating Change: Planning for Societal and Spatial Transformations: Debates during the 12th AESOP Young Academics Conference. disP - The Planning Review, 54(4), 74-77. https://doi.org/10.1080/02513625.2018.1562807

The 12th Young Academics Conference of the Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP) was hosted at the University of Groningen from the 26th–29th March 2018. The conference theme was “Navigating Change: Planning for societal and spatial tra... Read More about Navigating Change: Planning for Societal and Spatial Transformations: Debates during the 12th AESOP Young Academics Conference.

Flood Groups in England: Governance arrangements and contribution to flood resilience (2017)
Book Chapter
Forrest, S., Trell, E., & Woltjer, J. (2017). Flood Groups in England: Governance arrangements and contribution to flood resilience. In E. Trell, B. Restemeyer, M. M. Bakema, & B. van Hoven (Eds.), Governing for Resilience in Vulnerable Places (92-115). Abingdon: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315103761

By focusing on developing a working definition of flood groups in England, and by analysing their governance arrangements, this chapter aims to shed light on their potential influence on community resilience to flooding. It discusses resilience in re... Read More about Flood Groups in England: Governance arrangements and contribution to flood resilience.