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Liu, Feihong (author)
Flooding is one of the most frequent and terrible natural disasters. For the coastal areas connecting inland with the open sea, the occurrence of flooding could be caused by high flows from inland rivers or high-water levels at open sea (e.g., from tsunamis or storm surge). There is also one extreme case that high sea level and high inland flow...
master thesis 2017
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Muller, J.R.M. (author)
The City of Galveston is protected from extreme storm impact by a 17-km concrete seawall facing the Gulf of Mexico. Recent investigations have shown that the seawall may not be sufficient any more to protect against a 1 in 100 year design storm. Since raising the seawall disconnects the city from the beach and may be very costly, a hybrid...
student report 2017
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Brakel, S.F. (author)
Because of its central location, the Buffalo Bayou is a strategic site for interventions. Reducing flood risk can be done by absorbing rainfall and storm surge flooding into the urban fabric around the Bayou. Soft borders from the Buffalo Bayou should be extended into the urban fabric and vice versa to strengthen the interactions and the...
master thesis 2015
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Yam, A.A.D. (author)
master thesis 2015
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Schlepers, M.H. (author)
The frequency of hurricanes along any 80 km segment of the Coast of Texas is about 1 in 6 years (Roth,2009). On average, 4 major hurricanes (category 3 or higher) occur every century in the Houston-Galveston Region (Needham and Keim, 2011). In addition, the region is very vulnerable: Houston is the fourth biggest city in the US, over 6 million...
master thesis 2015
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Huang, S. (author)
The project discusses how the water system can be transformed with integrated (intensification) strategies, in order to improve the three challenges (flooding, urban sprawl and energy consumption) in Houston suburban.
master thesis 2015
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Li, Q. (author)
The Delta Intervention Studio Deals with the practical problem of the water?related architecture design and urban planning. It’s a combination of architecture, civil engineering and management which provide practical reference for the real project in Houston. Due to a changing climate and changing insights concerning sustainable relations...
master thesis 2015
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De Vries, P.A.L. (author)
In response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Ike to the Galveston Bay Area, Texas, United States in September 2008, several proposals emerged to protect the region against future storm surges. One of them is a coastal spine called the ’Ike Dike’. A challenge for this 160 km [100 mi] long flood protection is to cross Bolivar Roads, a 2.8 km...
master thesis 2014
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Stoeten, K.J. (author)
More than five years after Hurricane Ike devastated the Galveston Bay Area, the most critical challenge remains; reducing flood vulnerability. In response to Hurricane Ike’s disastrous impact, several structural flood risk reduction strategies have been proposed. Some advocating local solutions, others advocating system-wide coastal barriers....
master thesis 2013
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