Searched for: contributor%3A%22Kothuis%2C+Baukje+%28editor%29%22
(1 - 20 of 53)

Pages

document
Hooimeijer, F.L. (author), Yoshida, Y. (author), Bortolotti, A. (author), Iuorio, Luca (author)
Spatial design integrates social, cultural, economic, and political perspectives with natural site conditions and man-made construction to plan for sustainable urban development. The current flood-risk-related challenges induced by climate change place pressure on designing cities in which both natural and man-made conditions can be imbalanced....
book chapter 2022
document
Kok, M. (author)
Risk-informed decision-making needs methods for assessing flood risk, and often the flooding probability and the consequences of floods (such as economic damage and fatalities) play an important role in the risk assessment. Also, measures to reduce the flood risk need to be formulated, in order to make a risk-informed decision, whether to...
book chapter 2022
document
Walraven, Marc (author), Vrolijk, Koos (author), Kothuis, B.L.M. (author)
In several coastal regions around the world, movable storm surge barriers have been implemented to protect against flooding induced by storm surges and waves. These barriers often form an integral part of the coastal defense system. In urban deltas, they are mostly intended to protect urban and industrial interests, while providing access for...
book chapter 2022
document
Lee, Yoonjeong (author), Kothuis, B.L.M. (author)
International integrative research and education programs that address societal challenges such as flood risk can provide excellent out-of-class learning experiences for students by encouraging them to go beyond their own disciplines and tackle problems collaboratively with other students from various backgrounds. In recognition of the...
book chapter 2022
document
Brody, Samuel (author), Kothuis, B.L.M. (author), Lee, Yoonjeong (author)
In the field of flood risk reduction, comparative international work is rare. Even more so are book-length treatments that look not only across international boundaries, but disciplines as well. Coastal Flood Risk Reduction does just that and more. This book is the most systematic, integrated, and detailed study of flooding ever produced...
book chapter 2022
document
Brody, Samuel (author), Kothuis, B.L.M. (author), Lee, Yoonjeong (author)
book chapter 2022
document
van Veelen, P.C. (author)
Although storm at the North Sea produces moderate flood levels compared to the hurricane-impacted storm surge flood levels at the East Coast, Rotterdam and New York show comparable flood characteristics (see Figures at top next page). The majority of the urbanized waterfront areas in New York City and Rotterdam...
book chapter 2017
document
Kothuis, B.L.M. (author)
Dr. Baukje Kothuis was a Postdoc in the STW-MFFD program at the Faculty of Technology, Policy & Management, TU Delft in the project ‘Integrated design’. Currently she works at the Faculty of Civil Engineering & Geosciences as a researcher in the NWO Program ‘Integral & sustainable design of ports in Africa’ and for TU Delft and Texas...
book chapter 2017
document
Voorendt, M.Z. (author)
Several alternative concepts could be developed that would integrate the structure of the Roof Park shopping complex with the flood defense. It is common practice in engineering to develop various concepts, keeping the project goal in mind. This is a creative process that should not be hampered by overly precise...
book chapter 2017
document
Brand, A.D. (author)
Galveston Island is a barrier island with a population of approximately 60,000, located between Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico on the Texas coast. Due to its location, Galveston is not only on the front line of hurricane-induced storm surges coming from the Gulf, it is also a key site for any flood defense aiming to protect the entire...
book chapter 2017
document
Voorendt, M.Z. (author)
Katwijk aan Zee is a Dutch town on the North Sea, near the original mouth of the Rhine. At the end of the twentieth century, part of the town of Katwijk appeared to be insufficiently protected against storm surges from sea (Figure 2). About 3000 inhabitants were in fact exposed to risks that were higher than what...
book chapter 2017
document
Brand, A.D. (author), Kothuis, B.L.M. (author)
Various interesting tools were used and/or developed to stimulate knowledge integration in the Multifunctional Flood Defenses program. This chapter will present a diverse collection of these tools, hopefully stimulating others to consider using some of them in future.
book chapter 2017
document
Kothuis, B.L.M. (author)
Various interesting tools were used and/or developed to stimulate knowledge integration in the Multifunctional Flood Defenses program. This chapter will present a diverse collection of these tools, hopefully stimulating others to consider using some of them in future.
book chapter 2017
document
Kok, M. (author)
Many functions are combined in the Rotterdam Roof Park project: It is a shopping mall, a parking garage, a park on the roof, and last but not least, a flood defense. The research in our program was done after the buildings and structures had been built. So the research projects were not hampered by the...
book chapter 2017
document
Roscoe, K. (author)
Estimates of levee system reliability can conflict with experience and intuition. For example, a very high failure probability may be computed while no evidence of failure has been observed, or a very low failure probability when signs of failure have been detected. This conflict results in skepticism about the...
book chapter 2017
document
Anvarifar, F. (author)
Katwijk is a small coastal town located at the old mouth of the River Rhine and along the North Sea. The national flood safety inspection of the coastal area demonstrated the need for the construction of a new sea dike to protect some 4000 people living in the city centre. The dune-covered coastline near the town...
book chapter 2017
document
Kothuis, B.L.M. (author)
The MFFD research program aims for integral design of multifunctional flood defenses. A team of academic researchers from multiple disciplinary backgrounds would integrate their knowledge to reach this goal. The aim of the current research project was to design and organize an interactive trajectory by means of...
book chapter 2017
document
Brand, A.D. (author)
Can the recent rise of Dutch multifunctional flood defenses be explained by the increased integration between the water and spatial planning sectors, which compels Water Boards to collaborate with municipalities? An enquiry into the changing relations between water managers and municipalities as a result of...
book chapter 2017
document
Islam, T. (author)
The large-scale deployment and maintenance of infrastructure is time consuming and expensive. Over time, with changing demands and threats, these artifacts need replacement, upgrades or removal. Designing these objects assuming a fixed life or for perpetuity, neglects the reality of mutability of our built...
book chapter 2017
document
Aguilar Lopez, J.P. (author)
Based on the materials that are present in the flood defense, the resistance to failure mechanisms also changes as the deterioration rates change. In that sense, the optimum size of flood defenses can be better determined if the inherent uncertainty associated with the materials is reduced.
book chapter 2017
Searched for: contributor%3A%22Kothuis%2C+Baukje+%28editor%29%22
(1 - 20 of 53)

Pages