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Lendering, K.T. (author), Sebastian, Antonia (author), Jonkman, Sebastiaan N. (author)
Floods are the costliest and deadliest weather-related disaster globally. With higher population density in flood prone areas, increased urban development, and projected climate impacts, the frequency and severity of flooding in Europe is predicted to rise. While permanent flood defences have been shown to be more economically effective and...
abstract 2017
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Thiery, Wim (author), Gudmundsson, Lukas (author), Bedka, Kristopher (author), Semazzi, Fredrick H.M. (author), Lhermitte, S.L.M. (author), Willems, Patrick (author), van Lipzig, Nicole P. M. (author), Seneviratne, Sonia I. (author)
Weather extremes have harmful impacts on communities around Lake Victoria in East Africa. Every year, intense nighttime thunderstorms cause numerous boating accidents on the lake, resulting in thousands of deaths among fishermen. Operational storm warning systems are therefore crucial. Here we complement ongoing early warning efforts based on...
journal article 2017
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de Bruijn, Karin (author), Buurman, Joost (author), Mens, Marjolein (author), Dahm, Ruben (author), Klijn, F. (author)
The concept of resilience is used by many in different ways: as a scientific concept, as a guiding principle, as inspirational ‘buzzword’, or as a means to become more sustainable. Next to the academic debate on meaning and notions of resilience, the concept has been widely adopted and interpreted in policy contexts, particularly related to...
journal article 2017
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Snelder, M. (author), Calvert, S.C. (author)
Adverse weather conditions regularly lead to severe congestion and large travel time delays on road networks all over the world. Different climate scenarios indicate that in the future adverse weather conditions are likely to become more frequent, last longer and will be more extreme. Although climate mitigation measures are being taken, it...
journal article 2016
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Bollinger, L.A. (author), Dijkema, G.P.J. (author)
This paper reports the development and results of a model exploring the resilience of the Dutch electricity transmission infrastructure to extreme weather events. Climate change is anticipated to result in an increase in the frequency and severity of extreme weather events over the coming decades. Situated in a low-lying coastal delta, the...
journal article 2016
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