Essays about: "flood"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 176 essays containing the word flood.

  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. Planering av förebyggande åtgärder i hårdgjord miljö för att undvika kostsamma översvämningar

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Karin Israelsson Mace; [2019]
    Keywords : green infrastructure; divert; storm water; impermeable surface; flood; skyfall; skyfallskartering; dagvattenhantering; hårdgjorda ytor; översvämning; växtbädd; vattenmagasin; fördröjning;

    Abstract : Regn och översvämningar vid regn är ett problem som adresseras i allt fler kommuner. Detta arbete handlar om några av de utmaningar vi står inför när åtgärder ska planeras för att undvika översvämningar i tätorter. READ MORE

  3. 3. A User Study of the Just Noticeable Difference in Animation Level of Detail Set in a Game Environment

    University essay from

    Author : Petter Flood; Emil Hallin; [2019]
    Keywords : Animation; Joints; Just Noticeable Difference; Level of Detail;

    Abstract : Background. A previous study on performance benefits of joint reduction for animations was made by the authors of this thesis. The results of the study showed that a reduction in joint count is highly beneficial for performance. READ MORE

  4. 4. Numerical Study on Hydrodynamic Characteristics of Flood Discharge Tunnel in Zipingpu Water Conservancy Project : Using RANS equations and the VOF model

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Elektricitetslära; Uppsala universitet/Elektricitetslära

    Author : Micaela Hamberg; Signe Dahlin; [2019]
    Keywords : VOF; RANS; Navier-Stokes; Spillway; Discharge tunnel; ANSYS; Fluent; CFD; Grid convergence index; Design of spillway; Cavitation; Gambit; k-epsilon; Ansys Gambit;

    Abstract : To avoid the large amount of damage that floods can cause, spillway tunnels are used to control water levels. To ensure the safety of water transportation through spillway tunnels, the behaviour of the water throughout the tunnel is important to know. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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