Essays about: "flood damage"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 essays containing the words flood damage.

  1. 1. GIS-based approach to estimate direct economic damages of fluvial flooding under various future scenarios: A case study of the Neckar river basin (Germany)

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Ruben Prütz; [2020]
    Keywords : climate change; flood damage; fluvial flood; GIS; HEC-GeoRAS; HEC-RAS; MOLUSCE; Neckar; river basin; stage-damage; strength of knowledge; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Fluvial floods can cause significant damages to inundated assets. The frequency and magnitude of fluvial floods are related to precipitation amounts, which are expected to change throughout the 21st century due to global warming. READ MORE

  2. 2. Can blue-green infrastructure aid climate change adaptation by preventing flooding?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Isabell Plars; [2020]
    Keywords : Pluvial flooding; Climate change adaptation; Green solutions; Blue-green infrastructure; BGI; Green Infrastructure; Hydrological modelling; TFM-DYN; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The risk of pluvial flooding is going to increase as climate change causes an increase in intense precipitation along with urbanisation leading to an increase in impermeable surfaces. In the last decade, cities such as Malmö and Copenhagen have already experienced severe pluvial flooding that has caused extensive damage. READ MORE

  3. 3. Rethinking Resilience: Can Dikes Save Korsør from Drowning?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Vernisa Dedic; [2020]
    Keywords : Korsør; Halsskov; Slagelse Kommune; Denmark; resilience; strategy; flood resilience robustness; adaptability; transformability; flood-risk management; flooding; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In 2006, the city of Korsør in Slagelse Municipality in Denmark experienced the worst storm surge recorded in history. In order to prevent greater damage of buildings and sensitive infrastructures in the future, dikes and evacuation procedures have been brought up for discussion. READ MORE

  4. 4. Managing farm-centric risks in production at the flood-prone locations of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Arifullah Arifullah; [2020]
    Keywords : agriculture; risk attitude; management strategies; risk perception; Khyber Pakhtunkhwa;

    Abstract : The monsoon floods of 2010, 2011, and 2014 in Pakistan caused severe damage to crops, fisheries, forestry, livestock, and primary infrastructures, such as water channels, tube wells, houses, people, seed stocks, animal shelters, fertilizers and agricultural equipment/machinery. Floods are a major source of risk to agriculture in Pakistan and other countries in South Asia. READ MORE

  5. 5. Ett blågrönt lyft : ett gestaltningsförslag med fokus på blågrön infrastruktur avseende den planerade stadsdelen Jakobsberg i Karlstad

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

    Author : Susanne Hasselberg; Ylva Ulfbecker; [2020]
    Keywords : översvämningsskydd; blågrön infrastruktur; landskapsarkitektur; översvämningar i städer; översvämningsskyddade städer;

    Abstract : Intensifierade skyfall och större risk för översvämningar ökar behovet av nya lösningar. Blågrön infrastruktur kan vara framtidens lösning på städers dagvattenhantering. Med blågröna lösningar kan även hållbarheten och attraktiviteten öka i städerna. READ MORE