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    • The potential of reservoirs for both flood control and irrigation in the Sebou River (Morocco) 

      Benchbani, Ikram; Sebari, Karima; Zemzami, Mahmoud; Laabdi, Younes (2021)
      Protecting the population and property against floods is one of the Moroccan National Water Plan priorities. Indeed, based on the National Flood Protection Plan established in 2002 and updated in 2017, 1,032 vulnerable ...
    • Flood Impacts across Scales: towards an integrated multi-scale approach for Malaysia 

      Bell, Victoria; Rehan, Balqis; Hasan-Basri, Bakti; Houghton-Carr, Helen; Miller, James; Reynard, Nick; Sayers, Paul; Stewart, Elizabeth; Toriman, Mohd Ekhwan; Yusuf, Badronnisa; Zulkafli, Zed; Carr, Sam; Chapman, Rhian; Davies, Helen; Fatdillah, Eva; Horritt, Matt; Kabirzad, Shabir; Kaelin, Alexandra; Okeke, Tochukwu; Rameshwaran, Ponnambalam; Simpson, Mike (2021)
      Flooding is a recurring challenge across Malaysia, causing loss of life, extensive disruption and having a major impact on the economy. A new collaboration between Malaysia and UK, supported by the Newton-Ungku Omar Fund, ...
    • Improving urban flood estimation and flood risk assessment using landscape metrics  

      Miller, James; Vesuviano, Gianni; Stewart, Elizabeth (2021)
      Urbanization creates impervious coverage and increases peak flows during storm events. Flood estimation methods in the United Kingdom characterize these impacts using a weighted measure of catchment urban land cover, but ...
    • Operational river ice and water temperature forecasting on the Hungarian Danube reach 

      Liptay, Zoltán Árpád; Gauzer, Balázs (2021)
      The operation river ice and water temperature forecasting system of the Hungarian Hydrological Forecasting Service is based on a dual approach. The estimation of the energy balance of the Danube River is carried out as a ...
    • Developing multivariable probabilistic flood loss models for companies 

      Schoppa, Lukas; Kreibich, Heidi; Sieg, Tobias; Vogel, Kristin; Zöller, Gert (2021)
      Decision-making in flood risk management strongly relies on the accurate estimation of monetary flood loss. Recent advancements in the field promote the use of multivariable flood loss models that consider a multitude of ...
    • Pluvial flooding: hazard mapping and derivation of impact indicators 

      Sauer, Axel; Schinke, Reinhard; Ortlepp, Regine; Papathoma-Köhle, Maria; Fuchs, Sven (2021)
      Climate change is likely to cause a change in frequency and intensity of convective thunderstorms and associated heavy precipitation. Typical consequences of such events are a rapid generation of surface runoff with high ...
    • Sponge cities and sustainable drainage systems: sharing best practice in China and the UK 

      Stewart, Elizabeth; Lin, Yuru; Cole, Steven J.; Moore, Robert J.; Xu, Jijun; Yuan, Zhe; Pan, Deng (2021)
      Flooding from rivers, surface water and the sea is a major hazard in many cities of the world and is expected to increase in the future due to climate change. With funding from the UK-China Urban Flooding Research Impact ...
    • Improving Situational Awareness for Floods: Monitoring Using Satellite Data in the Boreal Region 

      Cohen, Juval; Heinilä, Kirsikka; Huokuna, Mikko; Metsämäki, Sari; Heilimo, Jyri; Sane, Mikko (2021)
      Space-borne remote sensing techniques enable a near real-time mapping of floods cost-efficiently. Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) and optical sensors are the most suitable for flood detection, however, SAR has become more ...
    • Flash flood risk assessment for the German federal trunk road network  

      Büche, Kerstin; Assmann, André; Meine, Lennart; Lohrengel, Anne-Farina (2021)
      n recent years, heavy rainfall events have frequently affected transport infrastructure in Germany. According to various climate projections, an increase in heavy rainfall events is expected. The project “Local analysis ...
    • Flood impact on critical linear infrastructures 

      Arrighi, Chiara; Pregnolato, Maria; Castelli, Fabio (2021)
      According to UNISDR, floods are the most frequent and damaging natural threat worldwide. Whereas the assessment of direct losses is well advanced, the evaluation of indirect impacts is less frequently applied. Indirect ...
    • HEIMDALL: a technological solution for floods and multi-hazard management support 

      Battiston, Stéphanie; Friedemann, Monika; Barth, Benjamin; Vendrell, Jordi; Martin, David; Martinis, Sandro; Pignone, Flavio; Knopp, Christian; Trasforini, Eva; Gascón, Daniel Milla; Jasic, Nedim; Briant, Julien; Riedlinger, Torsten; Massucchielli, Lorenzo (2021)
      The Horizon 2020-funded project HEIMDALL (Multi-Hazard Cooperative Management Tool for Data Exchange, Response Planning and Scenario Building) aims to improve immediate and long-term collaborative strategic planning on a ...
    • Influence of water depth on wave overtopping 

      Van Steeg, Paul; De Ridder, Menno; Capel, Alex; Bottema, Marcel (2021)
      The wave overtopping discharge during extreme storm conditions largely determines the required crest height in dike reinforcement projects. In case of future sea level rise, crest heights should be increased significantly, ...
    • Discharge-damage curve and EAD estimates in the Pamplona metropolitan area (Spain) by using insurance data 

      Mediero, Luis; Garrote, Luis; Santillán, David; Cueto-Felgueroso, Luis; Soriano, Enrique (2021)
      Flood risk assessment studies require information about direct damages that can be summarised through the expected annual damage (EAD). The discharge-damage curve for a given location is required to estimate EAD. The ...
    • Comprehensive flood risk analysis at your fingertip through cloud-computing and standardized approach 

      Bos, Matthijs; Peters, George; Driessen, Tjeerd; Voesenek, Dirk; Huting, Ric (2021)
      Royal HaskoningDHV has been developing the Global Flood Risk Tool (GFRT). The GFRT is Royal HaskoningDHV’s cloud-based platform that delivers accurate and comprehensible flood risk analysis and recommends investment proposals ...
    • Living with floods and land management strategies in Nepal  

      Boukalova, Zuzana; Těšitel, Jan; Gurung, Binod Das (2021)
      Land management is often addressed as a secondary matter in flood prevention, but should be given more attention. Land is a crucial factor in how societies and communities cope with changing flood risk, so policies must ...
    • A comparative analysis of flood damage models: lessons learnt and future challenges 

      Arrighi, Chiara; Ballio, Francesco; Carisi, Francesca; Castelli, Fabio; Domeneghetti, Alessio; Gallazzi, Alice; Galliani, Marta; Grelot, Frédéric; Kellermann, Patric; Kreibich, Heidi; Molinari, Daniela; Mohor, Guilherme S.; Mosimann, Markus; Natho, Stephanie; Richert, Claire; Schröter, Kai; Scorzini, Anna Rita; Thieken, Annegret H; Zischg, Andreas Paul (2021)
      Flood damage assessment is crucial to address the challenges of climate and socio-economic changes. Researchers and practitioners have developed several damage models to tackle local and regional situations. Particularly ...
    • Identification of River Defences from Digital Terrain Models using Deep Learning 

      Wood, David J.; Brown, Catharine R. M.; Doyle, Laura; Smith, Helen L.; Waller, Simon; Weller, Elizabeth F. (2021)
      Flood defences play a central role in the quantification of flood risk. JBA Risk Management produces undefended hazard maps that are supplemented with defence information to provide risk practitioners with the most flexible ...
    • The use of historic flood events to reduce uncertainty in future flood frequency predictions: a bootstrap method 

      Bomers, Anouk; Schielen, Ralph M. J.; Hulscher, Suzanne, J. M. H. (2021)
      Flood frequency relations are generally highly uncertain for large return times due to the relatively short data set of annual maximum discharges. This extrapolation uncertainty can be decreased by extending the data set ...
    • On the implementation of the French methodology for flood damage assessment to economic activities. 

      Galliani, Marta; Bremond, Pauline; Grelot, Frédéric; Molinari, Daniela; Minucci, Guido; Pugnet, Lilian; Richert, Claire; Ballio, Francesco (2021)
      Flood damage assessment to economic activities is affected by a general paucity of data to both describe the strong diversity that characterises this sector and validate existing flood damage models. This study aims to ...
    • A new model for consideration of flow velocity in flood damage and loss prognosis 

      Maiwald, Holger; Kaufmann, Christian; Langhammer, Tobias; Schwarz, Jochen (2021)
      Reliable prognoses of building damage caused by flood impact require realistic relationships between action and damage or loss describing parameters. A remarkable progress is reached with the EDAC flood damage model which ...