Essays about: "flooding"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 364 essays containing the word flooding.

  1. 1. Local Public Actors’ Flood Risk Perceptions and the Connection to Flood Risk Management : A Comparative Case Study of the Municipalities of Karlstad and Kristinehamn

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Frida Jansson; [2022]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Risk Perception; Flooding; Disaster Risk Reduction; Risk Management; Cultural Theory of Risk;

    Abstract : The frequency and severity of floods have increased due to climate change and achieving successful disaster risk reduction is deemed crucial to attain preparedness and sustainability. The responsibility for society’s preparedness mainly resides with local public actors. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sense The Marsh

    University essay from KTH/Arkitektur

    Author : Thelma Dethlefsen; [2022]
    Keywords : Flooding; catalyst; revitalisation; re-use; seasonality; learning environment; non-human actors;

    Abstract : How can flooding and circular principles in architecture become catalysts for rural revitalisation and resilience? A project that engages with the interaction between humans, nature and non-human actors. Exploring how landscape, architecture and ecology can become providers of catalytic strategies that can embrace uncertainty, multifunctionality and change over time. READ MORE

  3. 3. Översvämningar i urbana miljöer : och hur de kan motverkas

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

    Author : Munib Mehović; [2022]
    Keywords : flooding; strategies; urban planning; sea level rises; Varberg;

    Abstract : I takt med att miljöförändringar blir ett alltmer påtagligt problem för människan, riskerar urbana områden vid kusten att bli känsligare för extremväder och inte minst för översvämningar. Städer som löper risk för att drabbas av översvämningar måste utveckla strategier för att motverka skador på infrastrukturer och säkerställa allmänhetens trygghet. READ MORE

  4. 4. Planning for Eventual Flooding : How municipalities can adapt to floods with Umeå municipality as case study

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för geografi

    Author : Tilde Ericsson; [2022]
    Keywords : flooding; climate change adaptation; spatial planning; local municipality planning;

    Abstract : Flooding is already an issue that occurs from time to time. With climate changes the frequency of floods that occur due to heavy rainfall will most likely increase. Sweden is no exception and cities in Sweden have been victims of heavy rainfall events and floods. This leads to a need of climate change adaptation in municipalities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Urban Living Room: a green, welcoming and cohesive community by the bay

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

    Author : Chia-Yu Chang; [2022]
    Keywords : Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : The site, Bällsta harbor, is a part of Ulvsunda industrial area, located on the east side of Bromma airport in Stockholm. Today, the housing shortage in Stockholm, the debate over the closure of Bromma Airport, and the plan to extend the tram line bring new opportunities to Bällsta harbor for redevelopment. READ MORE