WIT Press


Sustainable Development And Risk: Flood Hazard And Vulnerability Assessment. Methodological Proposal And Application

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/SPD030041

Volume

67

Pages

10

Published

2003

Size

644.70 kb

Author(s)

D. Berzi, A. Colucci & S. Mambretti

Abstract

The basic definitions of hazard, vulnerability and risk introduce the paper. Then, a comparison between different models for flood hazard assessment is performed, with application on a case study area (San Benedetto Po). Afterwards, vulnerability maps and risk evaluation are carried out for the area and thus risk evaluation. Finally some considerations about the reliability of different models proposed are drawn. 1 Introduction The importance of studies integration between temtorial risk assessment and planning instruments has increased in the last decades. This approach allows improving the prevention measures and the implementation of non-structural measures. Moreover, integrated studies presented could represent the base for the decision-making process (political and t

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