Essays about: "flood risk"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 112 essays containing the words flood risk.

  1. 1. Urban infrastructure inundation risk from permanent sea-level rise scenarios in London (UK), Bangkok (Thailand) and Mumbai (India): A comparative analysis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Shawn Pace; [2021]
    Keywords : Geography; GIS; Climate Change; Sea-Level Rise; Urban Infrastructure; DEM; London; Mumbai; Bangkok; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Due to anthropogenically created climate change, global cities are facing inundation by rising sea levels. This study aimed to fill knowledge gaps in understanding the exposure of urban infrastructure such as roads, railways, buildings and parks to sea-level rise (SLR) scenarios, and how this would affect local populations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cascading Effects of Floods – An evaluation of the flood risk maps and management plans produced by the County Administrative Boards

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Riskhantering (CI)

    Author : Frida Kronquist; [2021]
    Keywords : Vital societal function; flood; EU Floods Directive; Sweden; Ordinance of Flood Risk; cascading effects; indirect consequences; County Administrative Board.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Flood is the most common natural disaster globally, affecting human health and assets. The work with the Swedish ordinance of flood risk is connected to the sustainment of vital societal functions. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Planning and implementing sustainable urban drainage systems in the built environment

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Arkitektur och vatten

    Author : Madeleine Hellberg; [2020]
    Keywords : stormwater; sustainable stormwater management; sustainable urban drainage systems; SUDS; green-blue infrastructure; GBI; dagvatten; hållbar dagvattenhantering; hållbara urbana dagvattensystem; grön-blå infrastruktur;

    Abstract : Our planet stands before many great challenges, where climate change and urbanization are two of the major challenges. One of the challenges due to climate change is the increased amount of precipitation and of extreme rainfall, which creates a higher amount of stormwater within the urban areas and an increased risk of urban flooding. READ MORE