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    • Effect of sea level rise on the overtopping of English coastal defences 

      Hames, Dominic; Gouldby, Ben (2021)
      With a rise in sea levels, there is a consequent increase in the risk to coastal communities of the severity and magnitude of flood events. However these increased risks are not spatially consistent, and the type and ...
    • Effectiveness of flood retention basins under hydrologic uncertainty 

      Pol, Joost; Barneveld, Hermjan; Schielen, Ralph; Rongen, Guus; Stenfert, Joost (2021)
      Flood retention basins are widely applied to improve flood safety. The effectiveness of such basins is more sensitive for (hydrologic) uncertainties compared to other flood protection measures. This paper shows how uncertainty ...
    • Enhancing the resilience of levee systems through methodological developments 

      Igigabel, Marc; Diab, Youssef; Yates , Marissa (2021)
      The resilience of levee systems is intuitively associated with physical and technical measures applied to aide in the recovery or adaptation after a destructive event. However, facing a hazard whose characteristics are ...
    • Evaluating past and future flood risk reduction in the Rhine river basin 

      Schmid-Breton, Adrian; Schulte-Kellinghaus, Nikola (2021)
      To evaluate the effects of implemented or planned flood risk management measures on risk and damage reduction, the International Commission for the Protection of the Rhine (ICPR) has developed a method and a specific tool ...
    • Examining the Operational Aspect of Pedestrian Evacuation Modelling; A case study of Ras-Baalbek flash floods–Lebanon. 

      Sarkissian, Rita Der; Abdallah, Chadi; Zaninetti, Jean-Marc; Nedjai, Rachid (2021)
      A number of evacuation models exist in literature, but investigations of their operational aspects and efficient implementation are rare. The purpose of this paper is to critically assess the operational aspect of pedestrian ...
    • Existing levee system economic evaluation methodology 

      Durand, Edouard; Deniaud, Yann; Patouillard, Sébastien (2021)
      In France but also in other countries, levee system network are mostly composed of old levees, modified and reinforced during the past. In France, these systems, as road network, are considered as properties and financially ...
    • Flash flood impacts nowcasting within the PICS project (2018-2022):  End-users involvement and first results 

      Javelle, Pierre; Payrastre, Olivier; Boudevillain, Brice; Bourgin, François; Bouttier, François; Caumont, Olivier; Charpentier-Noyer, Maryse; Ducrocq, Veronique; Fleury, Axelle; Garambois, Pierre-André; Gaume, Eric; Hocini, Nabil; Janet, Bruno; Jay-Allemand, Maxime; Lague, Dimitri; Lovat, Alexane; Moncoulon, David; Naulin, Jean-Philippe; Nicolle, Pierre; Peredo, Daniela; Perrin, Charles; Pons, Frédéric; Ramos, Maria-Helena; Ruin, Isabelle; Terti, Galateia (2021)
      Flash-flood events can have catastrophic socio-economic consequences. To reduce their impacts, it is of crucial importance to set up efficient warning systems. Although first operational flash-flood warning systems have ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • Flood risk assessment of the City of Calgary considering flood control barrier performance 

      Cocaign, G.; Picton, T.; Khan, U. T; Beullac, B.; Sharma, J.; Mainguenaud, F.; Peyras, L. (2021)
      The 2013 flood in southern Alberta was one of the worst natural disasters in Canadian history. Heavy rainfall and a melting snowpack in the upstream Rocky Mountains resulted in higher-than-normal runoff in several Alberta ...
    • Flooding impact on bridges and roads: from asset- to network-level  

      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 ...
    • Geophysical and geotechnical data fusion for protection dikes characterization 

      Dezert, Théo; Lopes, Sérgio Palma; Fargier, Yannick; Vergniault, Christophe; Courivaud, Jean-Robert (2021)
      Dike ruptures may lead to disastrous consequences such as loss of lives and economic disasters. To prevent the risk of breakage, special supervision of the hydraulic structure is required. Usual methodologies for the ...
    • 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 ...
    • How about the dikes? Managed realignment in progress at the Hedwige-Prosperpolder 

      Hoven, Kim van den; Kroeze, Carolien; Loon-Steensma, Jantsje M. van (2021)
      Managed realignment is the landward relocation of a primary flood defence line. Because of this relocation, former land re-inundates, intertidal habitats can restore and new foreshores can develop adjacent to relocated ...
    • How does culture affect individual adaptation to climate-driven floods? 

      Noll, Brayton; Filatova, Tatiana; Need, Ariana (2021)
      Expanding human developments and climate change have exacerbated the impact of natural hazards worldwide. In particular, accelerating flood risks entails that more traditional top down measures are complimented by individual ...
    • 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 ...
    • Impact of climate change on Hungarian Water Management Strategy 

      Balatonyi, László (2021)
      One of the pillars of the Hungarian Water Strategy is preparing for the expected effects of climate change. Changes in the spatial and temporal distribution of water is the major challenge for Hungarian Water Management ...
    • Improved Prediction of Atmospheric Rivers That Drive Flood Damages in the Western United States 

      Talbot, Cary A.; Corringham, Tom; Ralph, F. Martin; Gershunov, Alexander; Cayan, Daniel R. (2021)
      Atmospheric rivers (ARs) are extratropical storms that produce extreme precipitation on the west coasts of the world's major landmasses and have been shown to be an important source of variations in precipitation and ...
    • 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 ...