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Jonkman, S.N. (author), Hiel, L.A. (author), Bea, R.G. (author), Foster, H. (author), Tsioulou, A. (author), Arroyo, P. (author), Stallard, T. (author), Harris, L. (author)
This article assesses the risk to life for the Natomas Basin, a low-lying, rapidly urbanizing region in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta in California. Using an empirical method, the loss of life is determined for a flood (high water), seismic, and sunny-day levee breach scenario. The analysis indicated that more than 1000 fatalities may occur...
journal article 2012
Risselada, R. (author), De Vries, L.M. (author), Dippel, D.W.J. (author), Van Kooten, F. (author), Van der Lugt, A. (author), Niessen, W.J. (author), Firouzian, A. (author), Stricker, B.H.C. (author), Sturkenboom, M.C.J.M. (author)
Background Non-traumatic subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) is a devastating disorder and in the majority of cases it is caused by rupture of an intracranial aneurysm. No actual data are available on the incidence of non-traumatic SAH and aneursymal SAH (aSAH) in the Netherlands and little is known about treatment patterns of aSAH. Our purpose was...
journal article 2011
Van Geenhuizen, M.S. (author)
This paper addresses the impact of information and communication technology (ICT) on sustainable transport by examining the direct application of ICT in urban transport. Following a discussion of various negative externalities of transport, the paper examines the extent to which existing and potential ICT applications in the transport sector can...
journal article 2009