Essays about: "urban flood"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 95 essays containing the words urban flood.

  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. Skyfallsanpassning av bostadsnära miljö : ett gestaltningsarbete av området kring Stjärnhusen i Malmö

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Marta Karlström; [2021]
    Keywords : skyfall; skyfallshantering; hållbar dagvattenhantering; multifunktionella ytor;

    Abstract : Den 31 augusti 2014 föll ett skyfall i Malmö som vid mättillfället var det största regn sedan mätningar påbörjades i slutet av 1800-talet. Skyfallet beräknades ha en återkomsttid på över 200 år och orsakade översvämningar i stora delar av Malmö. 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. 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

  5. 5. Sensitivity analysis of pluvial flood modelling tools for dense urban areas : A case study in Lundby-Lindholmen, Gothenburg

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser

    Author : Johanna Eriksson; [2020]
    Keywords : Flood Modelling; MIKE FLOOD; Sensitivity Analysis;

    Abstract : As a result of the global climate change, extreme precipitation is occurring more frequently which increases the risk of flooding, especially in urban areas. Urbanisation is widely discussed regarding urban flooding where an increase of impervious surfaces limits the infiltration and increases the surface runoff. READ MORE