Essays about: "flood risk analysis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 45 essays containing the words flood risk analysis.

  1. 1. Urban development consequences of the riverine floods in the Western Balkans: Analysing Belgrade

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Santiago Lema Burgos; [2020]
    Keywords : Urban resilience; flooding risk reduction; land use plan; flood preparedness; flood adaptation.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Rapid urbanisation coupled with unplanned development create the perfect recipe for a disaster, the risk of which has increased with climate change-related uncertainties. Belgrade’s high population growth rate and exposure to riverine flooding presents such a case. READ MORE

  2. 2. Insights from a panarchy approach to the resilience of a social-ecological system: the case of La Marjaleria (Castelló, Spain)

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Marc Escamilla Nacher; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Resilience; Social-Ecological Systems; Panarchy; Spain; Flood Risk;

    Abstract : The idea of evolutionary resilience in complex systems has gained attention in the recent years. This approach provides better insights in the context of emergence and adaptive capacity, that characterises complex adaptive systems (CAS) such as social-ecological systems (SES), than traditional reductionist and engineering resilience approaches. 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. Design of RCC gravity dam and FEM modelling in GeoStudio - Longtan dam

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Teknisk vattenresurslära

    Author : Patrick Lucas Arkadiusz Bochnak; Maria Eugenia Correa Saracco; [2020]
    Keywords : RCC; China; Longtan dam; Flood routing; GeoStudio; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : China’s rapid economic development has led to a continuously increasing energy demand and the country is the world’s biggest energy user as of today. The country accounts for around 23% of the global energy production, but 70% of the Chinese energy is generated with coal power and China is the biggest emitter of CO2 in the world. READ MORE

  5. 5. Indicators for Flood Adaptation Assessment: The Case of New York City

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Cristina Bernal Aparicio; [2020]
    Keywords : Vulnerability; flood risk management; framework for flood adaptation; climate change; disaster risk reduction.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Due to both the effects of climate change and the high concentrations of infrastructure and socio-economic activity in low-lying areas in NYC, floods have the potential to destroy homes and businesses, impair infrastructure, and threaten human safety. Measurement, reporting, and verification are vital steps in evaluating the efficiency and effectiveness of a climate change adaptation efforts. READ MORE