Bookcover of Flood Damage Assessment in Support of Risk Mitigation Strategies
Booktitle:

Flood Damage Assessment in Support of Risk Mitigation Strategies

The Case of Lodi

Edizioni Accademiche Italiane (2020-06-30 )

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ISBN-13:

978-620-2-08887-9

ISBN-10:
6202088877
EAN:
9786202088879
Book language:
English
Blurb/Shorttext:
Riverine floods are natural phenomena that affect many people living in floodplain areas and cause serious damages to the built environment, urban services and natural ecosystem. In this regard, the EU Flood Directive 2007/60/EC requires member States to establish flood risk management plans, in order to reduce the potential adverse consequences caused by flooding.This work has been developed within the research project Flood-IMPAT+ (an Integrated Meso and micro-scale Procedure to Assess Territorial flood risk), undertaken by the Politecnico di Milano in collaboration with the Po River District and the partnership of several other stakeholders.The province of Lodi has been selected as a case study for the research work, because hit by a large flood in 2002 and several data are available for this event. The thesis assesses the effectiveness of structural mitigation measures built on the hydraulic right of the Adda river through a Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA). Benefits, in terms of avoided damages have been computed with tools developed within the project Flood-IMPAT+. A two-dimensional river modelling has been used to create hazard maps for different return periods.
Publishing house:
Edizioni Accademiche Italiane
Website:
https://www.edizioni-ai.com/
By (author) :
Edoardo Gattai
Number of pages:
204
Published on:
2020-06-30
Stock:
Available
Category:
Building and environmental technology
Price:
87.00 $
Keywords:
flood risk, urban flood modelling, flood damage assessment, CBA for flood risk mitigation, MCA for flood risk mitigation

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