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Oumeraci, H. (author)
Coastal dikes are used as defence structures against flooding in lowland areas and where high tidal ranges occur. The development of a breach induced by wave overtopping has been one of the most frequent causes of dike failure and it is closely related both to the dynamics of a protected coast and to the flood risk assessment and management. At...
report 2006
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Kortenhaus, A. (author)
This report describes the flood defence structures of the pilot site ‘German Bight Coast’ and the overall probability of failure of all flood defences in the area. First, the flood prone area is briefly described as follows: ? the flood prone area ? the failures observed in the past ? an overview of all defence structures ? the flood defence...
report 2009