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Leal Filho, W. (author), Echevarria Icaza, L. (author), Neht, A. (author), Klavins, M. (author), Morgan, E.A. (author)
The urban heat island (UHI) is a phenomenon whereby temperature levels in urban areas are higher than in surrounding rural settings. Urban heat islands are a matter of increasing concern, since they can affect communities by exacerbating air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions (due to the greater use of air conditioning) and the occurrence of...
journal article 2018
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Bouwer, LM (author), Jonkman, Sebastiaan N. (author)
Changes in society's vulnerability to natural hazards are important to understand, as they determine current and future risks, and the need to improve protection. Very large impacts including high numbers of fatalities occur due to single storm surge flood events. Here, we report on impacts of global coastal storm surge events since the year...
journal article 2018
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Bucx, T. (author), Marchand, M. (author), Makaske, B. (author), Van de Guchte, C. (author)
In this collaborative project of the Delta Alliance a framework for delta assessment is proposed, building on the work done for the Aquaterra 2009 conference in Amsterdam and elaborating recent recommendations of the World Estuary Alliance conference (hosted by WWF in Shanghai, June 2010) regarding the development of a worldwide assessment of...
report 2010
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Anonymous, A. (author)
The general objective of the FRHYMAP project was to integrate within a single mesoscale basin, the transboundary Alzette river basin, the various aspects concerning flooding events, reaching from the hydro-climatological analysis of field data to the risk assessment of socio-economic impacts, taking into account past and future climate and...
report 2002
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Anonymus, N.N. (author)
Concepts and tools for calculating risk in integrated coastal zone management. This summary document highlights the main analyses and findings of the technical and institutional components of the pilot study, which are reported in separate documents. In subsequent chapters attention will be paid to the problems addressed, the approach followed,...
report 1994
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