Climate change, uncertainty and investment in flood risk reduction

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Pol, van der, T.D.;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Wageningen University
  • Subject: investering | floods | risk reduction | overstromingen | klimaatverandering | Economie (algemeen) | economic analysis | water management | economische modellen | climatic change | investment | economische analyse | Water Management (General) | hoogwaterbeheersing | economic models | waterbeheer | Economics (General) | risicovermindering | flood control | Waterbeheer (algemeen)

<p>Economic analysis of flood risk management strategies has become more complex due to climate change. This thesis investigates the impact of climate change on investment in flood risk reduction, and applies optimisation methods to support identification of optimal flo... View more
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    1.1 Flood risk and climate change..............................................................................1

    1.2 Flood risk management .......................................................................................2

    1.4 Research objective and research questions .........................................................5

    1.6 Outline of the thesis.............................................................................................7

    2. Economic analysis of adaptive strategies for flood risk management under climate

    change ..........................................................................................................................9

    2.2.1 Current approaches for including climate change uncertainty in flood risk

    management decisions......................................................................................... 13

    2.2.2 Expert elicitation.......................................................................................... 15

    2.2.3 Learning about the impacts of climate change ............................................ 16

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