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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