Essays about: "flood risk analysis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 42 essays containing the words flood risk analysis.

  1. 1. Investigating flood risk cost in Kungsbacka using the ICPR FloRiAn GIS-tool

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Erika Lindqvist; [2019-10-25]
    Keywords : Flood risk cost; flood risk analysis; risk management; flood; natural hazard; ICOR FloRiAn; GIS;

    Abstract : Losses from floods have increased in recent years, worldwide and in Sweden. Understanding the economic and non-monetary cost of being exposed to flood hazard is important from a spatial planning perspective, particularly in urban areas. READ MORE

  2. 2. A New Planning Approach - preparing for an increased flood risk

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Astrid Rosén Steen; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable Urban Design; City Planning; Planning Development; Climate Adaptation; Flood Risk; A New Approach; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : How should we deal with city planning in a world that is rapidly turning urban, without destroying valuable nature assets along the way? The last decades are proof that the system we are using today is not up to the challenge. Therefore this thesis is showing a new approach to how comprehensive city planning can grow from nature based values and a deeper understanding of a city’s foundation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Making urban stormwater management more sustainable. A case study of Tallinn, Estonia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Virginie Laroche; [2019]
    Keywords : stormwater management; sustainable urban drainage systems; nature-based solutions; flood mitigation; geographic information systems; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The concept of sustainable urban drainage systems (SuDS) is increasingly recognised as a valuable approach to flood risk mitigation and urban landscape planning. Many European cities are considering integrating SuDS features to their stormwater management practices. READ MORE

  4. 4. Simulating Spatial and Temporal Flood Risk Dynamics with a Coupled Agent-Based and Hydraulic Model

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Tamara Michaelis; [2019]
    Keywords : agent-based modeling; flood risk;

    Abstract : Floods are one of the most costly natural hazards worldwide, affecting millions of people every year. Flood risk management is of global concern, and a deeper understanding of dynamic flood risk development is needed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Managed realignment - a future climate change adaptation strategy in Sweden? Case studies from Swedish municipalities

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Anelya Isayeva; [2019]
    Keywords : Managed realignment; climate change adaptation; sea-level rise; flood risk; territorial governance;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on exploring the concept of managed realignment as a potential climate change adaptation strategy in Sweden. The empirics is based on the qualitative case study research within three Swedish municipalities of Trelleborg, Halmstad and Karlstad. READ MORE