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Assessing socio-economic impacts of wave overtopping: An institutional perspective

Jan Jaap Bouma, Delphine François, Albert Schram, Tom Verbeke
2009 Coastal Engineering  
One way to address the assessment of strategies to control wave overtopping at seawalls and related coastal defence structures is to make use of Cost-Benefit Analysis.  ...  It is argued that the institutional context provides the rules of the game on how a balance can be found between social, economic and ecologic functions of projects that protect societies against overtopping  ...  , neural network prediction and Hazard analysis on permissible wave overtopping').  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.coastaleng.2008.03.008 fatcat:o26bvx2qmzfvnc4dinm7gm32fa

Coastal flood risk: improving operational response, a case study on the municipality of Leucate, Languedoc, France

Paul Durand, Brice Anselme, Stéphanie Defossez, Sylvain Elineau, Monique Gherardi, Lydie Goeldner-Gianella, Esméralda Longépée, Alexandre Nicolae-Lerma
2018 Geoenvironmental Disasters  
Methods: The aim of this paper is to expose the major results of the CRISSIS research program, which proposed a multi-disciplinary approach to the management of coastal flood risk in a town particularly  ...  to integrate in their crisis management procedures the new risk knowledge data issued from research conducted under the program.  ...  Our thanks also go to the municipality of Leucate who volunteered to take part in this program and greatly facilitated our work on the ground.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40677-018-0109-1 fatcat:x737nlwvjvcata5jhhhdlq2dcq

Application to the Port of Sines of a new tool for risk assessment in port navigation

Diogo Rúben Neves, Sara Rodrigues, Conceição Juana Fortes, Maria Teresa Reis, João Alfredo Santos, Rui Capitão
2012 Journal of Coastal Conservation  
A set of automatic procedures was designed to include a new methodology based on the amplitude of the wave-induced vertical movement of a ship along its trajectory.  ...  The recent developments contribute towards a more versatile and efficient GUIOMAR system, which results in a more adequate tool to support decision-making processes in port and coastal management.  ...  Risk assessment using the GUIOMAR system This section presents the application to the Port of Sines of the new methodology/tool for risk assessment in port navigation, which takes into account only the  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11852-012-0190-7 fatcat:4cplhs4pmrarvc56yh5cm3qita

Flood Risk Management in Remote and Impoverished Areas—A Case Study of Onaville, Haiti

Valentin Heimhuber, Johann-Christian Hannemann, Wolfgang Rieger
2015 Water  
The results of the hydrologic and hydraulic modeling were incorporated into a flood hazard map which formed the basis for flood risk management.  ...  We present a grassroots approach for preventive flood risk management on a community level, which comprises the elaboration of a neighborhood contingency plan and a flood risk awareness campaign together  ...  Valentin Heimhuber and Johann-Christian Hannemann developed flood hazard map; implemented preventive flood risk management on community level.  ... 
doi:10.3390/w7073832 fatcat:47zngywthbeirgmyqwiktv6ecy

Multi-Hazard WebGIS Platform for Coastal Regions

Miguel Rocha, Anabela Oliveira, Paula Freire, André B. Fortunato, Alphonse Nahon, José L. Barros, Alberto Azevedo, Filipa S. B. F. Oliveira, João Rogeiro, Gonçalo Jesus, Ricardo J. Martins, Pedro P. Santos (+2 others)
2021 Applied Sciences  
Herein, we present a methodology focused on multi-hazard coastal alert and risk, and its implementation in a tailored WebGIS platform.  ...  The MOSAIC platform also provides access to a detailed database of past hazardous events, organized along several risk indicators, for the western coast of Portugal.  ...  Data Availability Statement: No new data were created or analyzed in this study. Data sharing is not applicable to this article. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app11115253 fatcat:w4bmde2kwzf4lelljouqimh5aq

From tsunami risk assessment to disaster risk reduction – the case of Oman

Ignacio Aguirre-Ayerbe, Jara Martínez Sánchez, Íñigo Aniel-Quiroga, Pino González-Riancho, María Merino, Sultan Al-Yahyai, Mauricio González, Raúl Medina
2018 Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences  
One of the main concerns of this work was to obtain a useful outcome for the actual improvement of tsunami risk management in Oman.  ...  This goal was achieved through the development of comprehensive and functional management tools such as the Tsunami Hazard, Vulnerability and Risk Atlas and the Risk Reduction Measures Handbook, which  ...  (DGMET), for supporting and funding the project "Assessment of Coastal Hazards, Vulnerability and Risk for the Coast of Oman" during the period 2014-2016.  ... 
doi:10.5194/nhess-18-2241-2018 fatcat:xifivein75edbgbpmuypkbyylq

Effective Coastal Climate Services—An End-User Perspective for Resilient Infrastructure

Jonathan Simm, Ben Gouldby, Darren Lumbroso, Tom Matthewson
2021 Frontiers in Marine Science  
Guidance on climate information published by official bodies needs to adopt a consistent approach, with a clear narrative that describes the transition from science to guidance.  ...  The focus is on representation of climate (response) information in a form that provides sufficient clarity in the midst of uncertainty for end-users who are seeking to develop or maintain resilient infrastructure  ...  A mix of measures is therefore needed to adapt to climate change in ports, according to the nature of port operations, assets and their risk exposure.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fmars.2021.706048 fatcat:eqtrkaoqjvbplhb6vb2fnohcia

Coastal flood protection: What perspective in a changing climate? The THESEUS approach

Barbara Zanuttigh
2011 Environmental Science and Policy  
Acknowledgements The support of the European Commission through FP7.2009-1, Contract 244104 -THESEUS (''Innovative technologies for safer European coasts in a changing climate''), is gratefully acknowledged  ...  tools for policy and management purposes of coastal risks.  ...  While new defence technologies have the potential to reduce costs and risks and increase our portfolio of management tools, we do not see technical solutions alone as the answer.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.envsci.2011.03.015 fatcat:7cffe3benbb2ncxafzp2zrcsje

A Hybrid Process to Address Uncertainty and Changing Climate Risk in Coastal Areas Using Dynamic Adaptive Pathways Planning, Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis & Real Options Analysis: A New Zealand Application

Judy Lawrence, Robert Bell, Adolf Stroombergen
2019 Sustainability  
Lessons include the value of collaborative community and decision maker processes for increasing understanding about the changing risk over time, and the need to take early actions that enable a shift  ...  This paper sets out what we learned by complementing multi-criteria decision analysis with DAPP and ROA when developing a 100-year coastal adaptation strategy in Hawke's Bay, New Zealand.  ...  Ltd., and Tonkin + Taylor Ltd.) to allow the Living at the Edge researchers to co-join the process as "critcal friends" in Steps 2 and 3 of the Strategy.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11020406 fatcat:ygntez2ugnh7dmhsjn3jdrag4e

Flood resilience: consolidating knowledge between and within critical infrastructure sectors

Jonathan Pearson, G. Punzo, M. Mayfield, G. Brighty, A. Parsons, P. Collins, S. Jeavons, A. Tagg
2018 Environment Systems and Decisions  
Our analysis highlights that resilience is often embedded in engineering education and frequently linked to risk. This may however, mask the importance of resilience and where it differs from risk.  ...  It provides an in-depth exploration of the methods, that although developed through European and US expertise, can be used for worldwide application.  ...  distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10669-018-9709-2 fatcat:b5kj2if47vat7kumhvsfxuhzfy

Urban governance and disaster risk reduction in the Caribbean: the experiences of Oxfam GB

Mark Pelling
2011 Environment & Urbanization  
Overall, however, disaster risk reduction was constrained by a lack of vision and funding constraints, which prevented root causes in the wider urban and regional environment or political economy to be  ...  This paper provides a cross-cultural analysis of the experiences of Oxfam GB in supporting urban community-based disaster risk reduction in Haiti, Guyana and the Dominican Republic.  ...  The choice of methodology in part rests on the extent to which the focus is aiming for scientific rigour and accuracy in outcome or is conceived as a tool for awareness-raising and communitybuilding around  ... 
doi:10.1177/0956247811410012 fatcat:rpqmtgjr4nefniraxvlo7uju5e

Towards the Development of Regional Risk Profiles and Adaptation Measures for Sea Level Rise

Bilal M. Ayyub, Michael Kearney
2011 Journal of Risk Analysis and Crisis Response (JRACR)  
The proposed risk quantification and management framework is consistent with quantitative risk analysis practices in order to enable decision making in a multi-hazard framework.  ...  Quantifying risk enables the examination of adaptation measures requiring basic physical inputs that can underpin viable engineering solutions for sustaining coastal infrastructure.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors acknowledge the financial support of the following units of the  ... 
doi:10.2991/jracr.2011.1.1.8 fatcat:4zjsmgyrfrho5oviq56wfamolu

Safety of Dams: A Pathological Approach of Qualitative and Quantitative Risks

Flavio Augusto Settimi Sohler, Laura Maria Mello Saraiva Caldeira
2016 Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture  
These results confirm the applicability of risk analysis techniques, contributing to the consolidation of this tool as fundamental in the dam safety.  ...  The application methodology demonstrates the feasibility assessment stage, covering the preliminary analysis for portfolio dams, followed by formal and individual risk analyzes for the most critical structures  ...  Methodology This article aims to define risk analysis methodology for dams to the solution of a particular problem (risk assessment of dam) in the context of risk management and safety of dams.  ... 
doi:10.17265/1934-7359/2016.09.007 fatcat:sfest5vtqndi3fyzw45lzejn2u

Research Design of Mobile Based Decision Support for Early Flood Warning System

Mohd Faizal Omar, Mohd Nasrun Mohd Nawi, Jastini Mohd Jamil, Ani Munirah Mohamad, Saslina Kamaruddin
2020 International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies  
It is anticipates that by integrating of mathematical model, GIS and mobile application in flood risk assessment could provide useful detailed information for flood risk management, evacuation, communication  ...  In order to minimize loss of life and economic losses, a detailed and comprehensive decision making tool is necessary for both flood control planning and emergency service operations.  ...  In our proposed work, we outlined three research questions as follows: (1) What are the criteria to prepare a flood hazard/risk map in Malaysia?  ... 
doi:10.3991/ijim.v14i17.16557 fatcat:u2xpe4eqpzelrkiieeygb2xete

Providing Evidence-Based, Intelligent Support for Flood Resilient Planning and Policy: The PEARL Knowledge Base

George Karavokiros, Archontia Lykou, Ifigenia Koutiva, Jelena Batica, Antonis Kostaridis, Alida Alves, Christos Makropoulos
2016 Water  
While flood risk is evolving as one of the most imminent natural hazards and the shift from a reactive decision environment to a proactive one sets the basis of the latest thinking in flood management,  ...  The online tools that the PEARL KB gives access to were demonstrated and tested in the city of Rethymno, Greece. effects of a hazardous event in a timely and efficient manner, including through ensuring  ...  repository of measures and good practices against flood risk management, but also providing tools to assess vulnerability and resilience of a city.  ... 
doi:10.3390/w8090392 fatcat:fdjjo5x5j5aihcmkmaoblbdf4e
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