Flood risk analysis for metropolitan areas – a case study for Shanghai

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Ke, Q.;
(2014)
  • Subject: flood damage estimation | flood risk | cost-benefit analysis | risk-reduction measures | scenarios analysis | flood probability

In Shanghai, the main threat to the city’s safety is a typhoon induced storm surge in combination with a high astronomic tide in the Huangpu River. Historical flood events have shown that the weakness of the floodwall, with potential overtopping and breaching along the ... View more
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