Essays about: "coastal flooding"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 essays containing the words coastal flooding.

  1. 1. Troubling Waters Ahead – an Evaluation of Coastal Flooding in Stockholm

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Holger Sandberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Climate adaptation; coastal flooding; sea level; sea level rise; Klimatanpassning; kustöversvämning; havsnivå; havsnivåhöjning;

    Abstract : The increasing rate of global sea mean level rise, one of many effects of climate change, will most likelyproduce heightened risk of coastal flooding. Cities located along coastlines have to adapt to thesecircumstances that otherwise will increase the magnitude and frequency of coastal flooding. READ MORE

  2. 2. Methods for Coastal Flooding Risk Assessments : An Application in Iceland

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Guðrún Elín Jóhannsdóttir; [2019]
    Keywords : Coastal flooding; sea level; sea level rise; risk assessment; hazard; Havsöversvämning; havsnivå; havsnivåhöjning; riskbedömning; fara;

    Abstract : Flood risk increases with rising sea levels and coastal settlements need to adapt to this increasing risk. For that, hazard and risk assessments are an important step. Coastal floods have caused problems in Iceland in the past and are thought to do so in the future as well. READ MORE

  3. 3. Modelling Water Exchange in the Flommen Lagoon, South Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Teknisk vattenresurslära

    Author : Shuwei Wang; [2019]
    Keywords : Water exchange; Coastal lagoon; The Flommen Lagoon; The Falsterbo Peninsula; Longshore sediment transport; Numerical modelling; Inlet morphology; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The Flommen Lagoon in southern Sweden is surrounded by several natural reserves and is an important bird migration site on the edge of the continent. The protection of this area including water quality in the lagoon and flooding problems in the adjacent area has always been a concern. READ MORE

  4. 4. Flooding at Karlshamnsverket - Analysis and Recommendations

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Teknisk vattenresurslära

    Author : Daniel Wirtz; [2019]
    Keywords : Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Karlshamnsverket is a power plant located at the Baltic Sea in southern Sweden. Due to the coastal location this important infrastructure already experienced flooding in its basement in the past. READ MORE

  5. 5. Åtgärder för att möta en förhöjd havsnivå : en jämförelse av översvämningshantering i Göteborg och Malmö

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Anna Joos; [2019]
    Keywords : förhöjda havsnivåer; klimatanpassning; översvämningshantering; översvämmade städer; översvämning; stadsplanering; Göteborg; Malmö;

    Abstract : Världshaven förväntas stiga med minst 3 decimeter till 1 meter innan år 2100 som ett resultat av global uppvärmning. Efter år 2100 blir det allt svårare att bedöma i vilken hastighet havsnivån kommer att stiga. READ MORE