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Tsimopoulou, V. (author)
The Netherlands has developed a flood risk management policy based on an economic rationale. After the flood disaster of 1953, when a large area of the south-western part of the country was flooded and more than 1800 people lost their lives, the so-called Delta Committee was installed, whose main purpose was to coordinate actions towards a...
doctoral thesis 2015
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Gersonius, B. (author), Kelder, E. (author), Anema, K. (author), van Herk, S. (author), Zevenbergen, C. (author)
In line with the Adaptive Delta Management approach of the Dutch Delta Programme, Dordrecht has developed a multi-layer safety strategy to meet the future tasking for flood risk management. This strategy puts greater emphasis on limiting the consequences of floods through spatial planning (layer 2) and emergency management (layer 3), in addition...
conference paper 2014
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Guschl, L.B. (author)
For 400 years New York has a turbulent interaction with its surrounding waters. It embraced, tamed, neglected and rediscovered the waterfront which made its greatness possible. Hurricane Sandy brought in a new complexity for New York and its relationship with the waterfront. The storm reminded the city where it is located and paid a high price...
master thesis 2014
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Tsimopoulou, V. (author), Jonkman, S.N. (author), Kolen, B. (author), Maaskant, B. (author), Mori, N. (author), Yasuda, T. (author)
This paper presents an assessment of the multi-layered safety system in Tohoku, Japan based on the tsunami disaster of March 2011. The performed analysis has been based on data provided by local researchers and field observations. First an overview of the tsunami behaviour along the affected coastline of Tohoku is presented, which shows clearly...
conference paper 2012
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Esteban, M. (author), Tsimopoulou, V. (author), Shibayama, T. (author), Mikami, T. (author), Ohira, K. (author)
Since 2004 there is a growing global awareness of the risks that tsunamis pose to coastal communities. Despite the fact that these events were already an intrinsic part of the culture of some countries (such as Chile and Japan), in many other places they had been virtually unheard of before 2004. Nevertheless, the frequent reoccurrence of these...
journal article 2012
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Tsimopoulou, V. (author)
The Great Eastern Japan Earthquake and Tsunami of March 11, 2011 can be characterized as a catastrophe. It inundated over 560 km2 of land, devastating a large number of coastal communities, causing over 19,000 casualties and huge economic damage in the Tohoku region. Due to the relatively high frequency of tsunamis, the region was considered...
book 2012
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