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Couasnon, A.A.O. (author), Sebastian, Antonia (author), Morales Napoles, O. (author)
Traditional flood hazard analyses often rely on univariate probability distributions; however, in many coastal catchments, flooding is the result of complex hydrodynamic interactions between multiple drivers. For example, synoptic meteorological conditions can produce considerable rainfall-runoff, while also generating wind-driven elevated sea...
journal article 2018
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Sayol Espana, J.M. (author), Marcos, M. (author)
This study presents a novel methodology to estimate the impact of local sea level rise and extreme surges and waves in coastal areas under climate change scenarios. The methodology is applied to the Ebro Delta, a valuable and vulnerable low-lying wetland located in the northwestern Mediterranean Sea. Projections of local sea level accounting...
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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Ke, Q. (author), Jonkman, Sebastiaan N. (author), van Gelder, P.H.A.J.M. (author), Bricker, J.D. (author)
Shanghai, as a coastal city, is vulnerable to various types of flooding. The floodwalls along the Huangpu River provide protection against typhoon-induced flooding. However, there is limited insight into the actual safety level of the flood defences in Shanghai, and recent failures have highlighted their vulnerability. Therefore, the aims of...
journal article 2018
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Sebastian, Antonia (author), Dupuits, E.J.C. (author), Morales Napoles, O. (author)
In recent years significant emphasis has been placed on quantifying coastal flood hazards in the U.S. using high resolution 2-D hydrodynamic and nearshore wave models. However, these studies are computationally expensive and often neglect to consider the flooding that arises from the combined hazards of precipitation and storm surge in coastal...
journal article 2017
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Mooyaart, L.F. (author), Jonkman, S.N. (author)
The risk of flooding in coastal zones is expected to increase due to sea level rise and economic development. In larger bays, estuaries, and coastal waterways, storm surge barriers can be constructed to temporarily close off these systems during storm surges to provide coastal flood protection. Worldwide, 18 storm surge barriers have been...
journal article 2017
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Ikeuchi, Hiroaki (author), Hirabayashi, Yukiko (author), Yamazaki, Dai (author), Muis, S. (author), Ward, Philip J. (author), Winsemius, H.C. (author), Verlaan, M. (author), Kanae, Shinjiro (author)
Water-related disasters, such as fluvial floods and cyclonic storm surges, are a major concern in the world's mega-delta regions. Furthermore, the simultaneous occurrence of extreme discharges from rivers and storm surges could exacerbate flood risk, compared to when they occur separately. Hence, it is of great importance to assess the...
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Muis, S. (author), Verlaan, M. (author), Nicholls, Robert J. (author), Brown, Sally (author), Hinkel, Jochen (author), Lincke, Daniel (author), Vafeidis, Athanasios T. (author), Scussolini, Paolo (author), Winsemius, H.C. (author), Ward, Philip J. (author)
Estimating the current risk of coastal flooding requires adequate information on extreme sea levels. For over a decade, the only global data available was the DINAS-COAST Extreme Sea Levels (DCESL) dataset, which applies a static approximation to estimate extreme sea levels. Recently, a dynamically derived dataset was developed: the Global...
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Jonkman, S.N. (author), Mooyaart, L.F. (author), Van Ledden, M. (author), Stoeten, K.J. (author), De Vries, P.A.L. (author), Lendering, K.T. (author), Van der Toorn, A. (author), Willems, A. (author)
The Houston - Galveston area is at significant risk from hurricane induced storm surges. This paper summarizes ongoing studies on flood risk reduction for the region. Firstly, based on a simplified probabilistic hurricane surge model , the return periods of surges within the bay have been estimated. This model framework can be used to assess the...
conference paper 2014
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Mooyaart, L.F. (author), Jonkman, S.N. (author), De Vries, P.A.L. (author), Van der Toorn, A. (author), Van Ledden, M. (author)
In this study an overview of existing and planned storm surge barriers in the world is provided. A systematic analysis relates functional requirements (e.g. navigation and tidal exchange) to the main barrier characteristics (e.g. gate type, dimensions). Furthermore, as the costs of barriers are an important issue in the planning, available cost...
conference paper 2014
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Esteban, M. (author), Mikami, T. (author), Shibayama, T. (author), Takagi, H. (author), Jonkman, S.N. (author), Van Ledden, M. (author)
Increases in typhoon intensity and sea level rise could pose significant challenges to coastal defences around Tokyo Bay. In order to analyse the extent of future problems the authors determined the increase storm surge that could result from an increase in typhoon intensity and sea level rise to this area around the turn of the 21st century....
conference paper 2014
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Van Ledden, M. (author), Van den Berg, N.J.F. (author), De Jong, M.S. (author), Van Gelder, P.H.A.J.M. (author), Den Heijer, C. (author), Vrijling, J.K. (author), Jonkman, S.N. (author), Roos, P.C. (author), Hulscher, S.J.M.H. (author), Lansen, A.J. (author)
This paper explores an alternative method to determine extreme surge levels at the Dutch Coast. For this exploration, specific focus is on the extreme water level at Hoek van Holland, The Netherlands. The alternative method has been based on a joint probability model of the storm characteristics at the North Sea. The intent of this method is to...
conference paper 2014
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Zhong, H. (author)
Most deltas of the world and their highly urbanized environments, are vulnerable to flooding, and thus, the consequences in terms of human fatalities and economic losses are serious. Floods and the consequent damages have triggered significant developments of flood protection measures. Flood risk is expected to be much more serious in the future...
doctoral thesis 2014
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Hope, M.E. (author), Westerink, J.J. (author), Kennedy, A.B. (author), Kerr, P.C. (author), Dietrich, J.C. (author), Dawson, C. (author), Bender, C.J. (author), Smith, J.M. (author), Jensen, R.E. (author), Zijlema, M. (author), Holthuijsen, L.H. (author), Luettich, R.A. (author), Powell, M.D. (author), Cardone, V.J. (author), Cox, A.T. (author), Pourtaheri, H. (author), Roberts, H.J. (author), Atkinson, J.H. (author), Tanaka, S. (author), Westerink, H.J. (author), Westerink, L.G. (author)
Hurricane Ike (2008) made landfall near Galveston, Texas, as a moderate intensity storm. Its large wind field in conjunction with the Louisiana-Texas coastline's broad shelf and large scale concave geometry generated waves and surge that impacted over 1000 km of coastline. Ike's complex and varied wave and surge response physics included: the...
journal article 2013
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Huang, Y. (author), Weisberg, R.H. (author), Zheng, L. (author), Zijlema, M. (author)
The effects of wind input parameterizations on wave estimations under hurricane conditions are examined using the unstructured grid, third-generation wave model, Simulating WAves Nearshore (SWAN). Experiments using Hurricane Ike wind forcing, which impacted the Gulf of Mexico in 2008, illustrate that the default and recommended setting for the...
journal article 2013
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Eelkema, M. (author), Wang, Z.B. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author)
The ebb-tidal delta of the Eastern Scheldt tidal inlet has been under the influence of a storm surge barrier for the past 25 years. This barrier caused a strong decrease in average tidal currents through the inlet. The morphological response of the ebb-tidal delta is characterized by several different processes: (1) an overall decrease in...
conference paper 2013
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Eelkema, M. (author)
In the south-western part of the Netherlands, the system of estuaries, tidal basins and islands called the Delta, has been shaped and studied by humans for centuries. By far the largest event that determined its current configuration was the storm surge that occurred in 1953. This giant flooding gave rise to one of the largest engineering...
doctoral thesis 2013
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McIvor, A.L. (author), Spencer, T. (author), Möller, I. (author), Spalding, M. (author)
Storm surges occur when high winds and low atmospheric pressure raise water levels at the coast, causing sea water to surge onto the land. They are a major threat to low-lying coastal areas and their inhabitants. The largest storm surges are caused by tropical cyclones (also called hurricanes and typhoons in different regions); peak water levels...
report 2012
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Nguyen, B.M. (author), Van Gelder, P.H.A.J.M. (author)
This paper presents a new approach of applying numerical methods to model storm processes. A storm empirical track technique is utilized to simulate the full tracks of hurricanes, starting with their initial points over the sea and ending with their landfall locations or final dissipations. The theoretical framework was first described in the...
conference paper 2012
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Slomp, R. (author)
French version: Le cadre législatif et organisationnel de la gestion du risque d’inondation aux Pays-Bas - http://resolver.tudelft.nl/uuid:87b38e7a-913e-45da-8408-87684e91c7c6 As in most countries legislation for flood risk management and crisis management in the Netherlands was driven by disasters. European Directives increasingly influenceour...
report 2012
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