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Feasible adaptation strategies for increased risk of flooding in cities due to climate change.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19633368     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Northern Europe is one of the regions where more frequent and more severe storms and storm surges are expected due to climatic changes. In order to maintain an acceptable risk of flooding suitable adaptation strategies must be defined and implemented. Optimum solutions demand collaboration of different professionals and thus simple graphical means must be employed to illustrate the economic impacts of the change in risk of flooding. A case study indicates that urban drainage infrastructure capacity should be upgraded while there is currently no economic incentive to improve protection against sea surges.
K Arnbjerg-Nielsen; H S Fleischer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Water science and technology : a journal of the International Association on Water Pollution Research     Volume:  60     ISSN:  0273-1223     ISO Abbreviation:  Water Sci. Technol.     Publication Date:  2009  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-07-27     Completed Date:  2009-10-08     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9879497     Medline TA:  Water Sci Technol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  273-81     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, DK-2800 Lyngby, Denmark.
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MeSH Terms
Disaster Planning / methods*
Drainage, Sanitary
Greenhouse Effect
Social Class
Time Factors

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