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Lashley, Christopher H. (author)
Coastal communities across the globe are often protected by structures, such as seawalls, levees or dikes, which allow only a safe volume of water to pass over or “overtop” them due to wave action during storms. The area seaward of these structures is often characterised by shallow, gently sloping beds referred to as foreshores.<br/>As storm...
doctoral thesis 2021
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Ke, Q. (author), Yin, Jiangshan (author), Bricker, J.D. (author), Savage, Nicholas (author), Buonomo, Erasmo (author), Ye, Qinghua (author), Visser, P.J. (author), Dong, Guangtao (author), Jonkman, Sebastiaan N. (author)
Climate change leads to sea level rise worldwide, as well as increases in the intensity and frequency of tropical cyclones (TCs). Storm surge induced by TC’s, together with spring tides, threatens to cause failure of flood defenses, resulting in massive flooding in low-lying coastal areas. However, limited research has been done on the...
journal article 2021
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Meyer Ranneft, Marijn (author)
Economic risk due to a potential flood event is determined by combining the estimated damages and the probability of failure for many scenarios. In recent research of the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) it was stated that the sea level will rise more than expected due to climate change . This could influence the flood risk in...
master thesis 2020
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Yin, Jiangshan (author)
As a low-lying city, Shanghai faces threats from typhoon and spring tide under the condition of climate change and land subsidence. With high water level at the toe, the sea embankment is likely to be overtopped and breached, finally resulting in inundation inland.  The objective of this research is to study climate change...
master thesis 2020
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Paprotny, Dominik (author), Kreibich, Heidi (author), Morales Napoles, O. (author), Wagenaar, Dennis (author), Castellarin, Attilio (author), Carisi, Francesca (author), Bertin, Xavier (author), Merz, Bruno (author), Schröter, Kai (author)
Residential assets, comprising buildings and household contents, are a major source of direct flood losses. Existing damage models are mostly deterministic and limited to particular countries or flood types. Here, we compile building-level losses from Germany, Italy and the Netherlands covering a wide range of fluvial and pluvial flood events...
journal article 2020
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Muis, Sanne (author), Apecechea, Maialen Irazoqui (author), Dullaart, Job (author), de Lima Rego, Joao (author), Madsen, Kristine Skovgaard (author), Su, Jian (author), Yan, Kun (author), Verlaan, M. (author)
The world’s coastal areas are increasingly at risk of coastal flooding due to sea-level rise (SLR). We present a novel global dataset of extreme sea levels, the Coastal Dataset for the Evaluation of Climate Impact (CoDEC), which can be used to accurately map the impact of climate change on coastal regions around the world. The third...
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Du, Shiqiang (author), Scussolini, Paolo (author), Ward, Philip J. (author), Zhang, Min (author), Wen, Jiahong (author), Wang, Luyang (author), Koks, Elco (author), Diaz-Loaiza, Andres (author), Gao, Jun (author), Ke, Q. (author), Aerts, Jeroen C.J.H. (author)
Flood risk is expected to increase in coastal cities, particularly in Asian megacities such as Shanghai. This paper presents an integrated modeling framework to simulate changes in the flood risk in Shanghai and provide a cost-benefit analysis of multiple adaptation strategies used to reduce risk. The results show that the potential flood...
journal article 2020
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Rottink, Martine (author)
Around the world, there are 58 Small Island Developing States (SIDS). What these SIDS generally have in common is that they are very susceptible to different natural hazards, among which coastal flooding. In order to address this issue, adaptation measures are needed. In order to prioritize adaptation efforts when considering these islands at a...
master thesis 2019
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Rodriguez Galvez, Luis (author)
Galveston Bay is an area in the Upper Texas Coast (USA) historically suffering from the impact of several large magnitude hurricanes. In 2008 hurricane Ike, one of the most devastating natural disasters in Unites States recent past, raised awareness of the flood vulnerability problem of the area and triggered the beginning of different proposals...
master thesis 2019
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Richards, Hilary (author)
Every year hundreds of thousands of people are affected by natural disasters that occur due to various physical phenomenon. They include earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, and hurricanes. In this research the focus is on hurricane events and the impact they have on a community. The ability for a community to bounce back is defined by...
master thesis 2019
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Parodi, Matteo (author)
Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are increasingly under threat of coastal flooding, which challenges the safety of their societies and vulnerable economies. The emergency of this issue, exacerbated by climate change, has alarmed international organisations and national governments that have been demanding for robust risk assessments to...
master thesis 2019
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Scott, Fred (author)
Many tropical, coral reef-lined coasts, are low-lying with elevations less than five meters above mean sea level. Climate-change-driven sea level rise, coral reef decay and changes in (storm) wave climate will lead to greater chance and impacts of wave-driven flooding, posing a heavy threat to these coastal communities. Early warning systems ...
master thesis 2019
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Lashley, Christopher H. (author), Bertin, Xavier (author), Roelvink, D. (author), Arnaud, Gaël (author)
Wave run-up and dune overwash are typically assessed using empirical models developed for a specific range of often-simplistic conditions. Field experiments are essential in extending these formulae; yet obtaining comprehensive field data under extreme conditions is often challenging. Here, we use XBeach Surfbeat (XB-SB)-a shortwave-averaged...
journal article 2019
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Klaver, S. (author), Nederhoff, C. M. (author), Giardino, A. (author), Tissier, M.F.S. (author), van Dongeren, A. R. (author), van der Spek, A.J.F. (author)
Small island developing states are among the most vulnerable areas to the impact of natural hazards and climate change. Flooding due to storm surges and extreme waves, coastal erosion, and salinization of freshwater lenses are already a serious threat and could lead to irreversible consequences in the coming decades. Reef flat mining is one...
journal article 2019
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Orejarena-Rondon, Andres F. (author), Sayol España, J.M. (author), Marcos, Marta (author), Otero, Luis (author), Restrepo, Juan C. (author), Hernandez-Carrasco, Ismael (author), Orfila, Alejandro (author)
This work analyzes the coastal impacts of the combined effect of extreme waves and sea level extremes, including surges and projected mean sea level rise in Bocagrande, Cartagena (Colombia). Extreme waves are assessed from a wave reanalysis that are propagated from deep waters to the beach considering the hydrodynamic processes and taking into...
journal article 2019
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van Sandick, Floortje (author)
Louisiana, USA, operates as an oilscape, sacrificing its landscape in pursuit of economic prosperity through the oil and gas industry. Combined with sea level rise, this has resulted in continuous land loss since the fifties, making the Louisiana coast one of the fastest declining in the world. As a consequence, many communities are living on...
master thesis 2018
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Lashley, Christopher H. (author), Roelvink, D. (author), Van Dongeren, Ap R. (author), Buckley, Mark (author), Lowe, Ryan J. (author)
The accurate prediction of extreme wave run-up is important for effective coastal engineering design and coastal hazard management. While run-up processes on open sandy coasts have been reasonably well-studied, very few studies have focused on understanding and predicting wave run-up at coral reef-fronted coastlines. This paper applies the short...
journal article 2018
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Ward, Philip J. (author), Couasnon, Anais (author), Eilander, Dirk (author), Haigh, Ivan D (author), Hendry, Alistair (author), Muis, Sanne (author), Veldkamp, Ted I.E. (author), Winsemius, H.C. (author), Wahl, Thomas (author)
When river and coastal floods coincide, their impacts are often worse than when they occur in isolation; such floods are examples of ‘compound events’. To better understand the impacts of these compound events, we require an improved understanding of the dependence between coastal and river flooding on a global scale. Therefore, in this letter,...
journal article 2018
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Black, K.P. (author), Baba, M. (author), Kurian, N.P. (author), Urich, P. (author), Narayan, B. (author), Stanley, D.O. (author), Mathew, J. (author)
A general overview publication how to prepare the Indian coastline for climate change. The key document is Volume 1: “Climate Change Adaptation Guidelines for Coastal Protection and Management in India”. The Guidelines document (Volume I) is self-contained, with adequate information to understand the Guidelines and put them into practice. It is...
report 2017
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Brakel, L. (author), Keyzer, L. (author), Hasper, Y. (author), Legêne, M. (author), Willemse, J. (author), van der Stap, E. (author)
This report is the result of a study which aims to understand both the source and severity of flood risk in Cartagena de Indias, Bolívar, Colombia. Solutions to the problem are proposed accordingly. The flood risk is found to be severe and urgent enough to demand action. Currently annual damage and negative impact of inundations are severe...
student report 2017
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