Reclaiming stormwater ecosystem services by education and multi-actor dialogue


Project no.: PSFSC062017/3

Project description:

The project contributes to a sustainable development of a prosperous Baltic Sea region by developing a teaching and training course on sustainable urban stormwater management and related ecosystem services. The course will bring together students, decision makers, planners and other professionals for a multi-actor, mutual learning programme. The course will be embedded and disseminated through the Baltic University Programme to reach stakeholders from the entire Baltic Sea region. Through its multi-actor approach and active knowledge and experience exchange across the Baltic Sea region, the project will foster macro-regional cooperation and developments.

Project funding:

Council of the Baltic Sea States – CBSS

Project results:

• New, open online course on sustainable stormwater management and ecosystem services;
• Improved education in environmental engineering with respect to stormwaters;
• Improved cooperation between relevant stakeholders in Finland, Lithuania and Germany.

Period of project implementation: 2017-10-01 - 2018-09-30

Project coordinator: Turku University of Applied Sciences LTD

Project partners: Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Kaunas University of Technology

Jolanta Dvarionienė

2017 - 2018

Institute of Environmental Engineering