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Zhong, Hua (author), van Gelder, P.H.A.J.M. (author), Wang, Wen (author), Wang, Gaoxu (author), Liu, Yongzhi (author), Niu, Shuai (author)
The hydrodynamic characteristics of a delta or estuary are mainly governed by discharges of rivers and water level at the sea (or lake) boundaries. A joint probability approach is widely applied to quantify the high water level frequency in deltas. In the approach the relevant hydrodynamic loading variables, namely the astronomical tides, the...
journal article 2016
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Zhong, H. (author)
Most deltas of the world and their highly urbanized environments, are vulnerable to flooding, and thus, the consequences in terms of human fatalities and economic losses are serious. Floods and the consequent damages have triggered significant developments of flood protection measures. Flood risk is expected to be much more serious in the future...
doctoral thesis 2014