Essays about: "Floods"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 233 essays containing the word Floods.

  1. 1. Flood modelling in urban areas : A comparative study of MIKE 21 and SCALGO Live

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Evelina Andersson; [2021]
    Keywords : SCALGO Live; MIKE 21; Stormwater Model; Flood Model; Cloudburst; Inundation; Comparative;

    Abstract : Pluvial flooding originating from extreme rainfall is problematic and an increasing issue in Sweden. Higher requirements on adapting cities in urban areas to these challenges have been placed on both municipalities and the county administration. Thus, an increased need for water modelling, both in existing and planned areas have emerged. READ MORE

  2. 2. An approach to assess the integration of the Water Framework Directive and Floods Directive

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Carolina Segovia; [2021]
    Keywords : Policy integration; Governance; Assessment framework; EU Water Framework Directive; EU Floods Directive; Sustainable development;

    Abstract : The development of the European water policy has been in a continuous improvement process during the last fifty years. The adoption of Water Framework Directive (WFD) enabled the consolidation of a fragmented policy to comprehensive approach with a focus on sustainability. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cambodian university students’ informationbehaviour during floods : Access to information in a recurring crisis

    University essay from

    Author : Louise Dahlberg; [2021]
    Keywords : information behaviour; information access; sustainable development; crisis informatics; Cambodia; students; floods;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to provide knowledge about Cambodian students’ information access and how their information behaviour is affected by floods. The research material consisted of 15 semi- structured interviews of university students in Cambodia. READ MORE

  4. 4. Urban Flooding in Ljungby Municipality and the Effectiveness of Blue-green Mitigation Measures Using the Software SCALGO Live

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Teknisk vattenresurslära

    Author : Bayan Taleb; [2021]
    Keywords : Blue-green solutions; climate change; hydraulic modelling; urban flooding.; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : En av konsekvenserna av klimatförändringen är en ökning av extrema regn. Kraftigt regn har blivit vanligare de senaste åren, troligen kommer nederbörden fortsätta att öka under kommande åren, säger forskarna. Den 10 augusti 2020, föll ett kraftigt regn i Ljungby stad som orsakade många översvämningar i privata och publika områden. READ MORE

  5. 5. About Time – An Examination of the Threats Posed by Climate Change and the Protection of Individuals Against Them Offered by the European Convention of Human Rights

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Edvin Johansson; [2021]
    Keywords : Public international law; ECHR; human rights; climate change; risk; State responsibility; Environmental law; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Anthropogenically caused climate change is now considered a reality. Recent climate scientific insights regarding climate-related risks, e.g. heat-waves, floods, droughts etc. READ MORE