Urban Pluvial flooding: Managing the Risk in Resilient Cities covers all the main scientific and technical aspects of pluvial flooding in urban areas, including drivers, impacts and related risks. Prevention tools and methods, such as urban growth modeling, hydrological modeling and hydraulic modeling methods are explained in detail to help facilitate an understanding on how to use these tools, effectively analyze results, and form effective management plans. In addition, the book provides several case studies to illustrate how these tools and methods were deployed in the face of actual crisis.
- Presents an interdisciplinary approach for assessing and mitigating flood risk that incorporates engineering, natural sciences and social sciences.
- Provides a review of the inputs and components of urban pluvial flood modeling methods
- Includes a holistic, systematic analysis of disaster risk reduction due to pluvial flooding events
- Covers examples and results from real case studies from around the world
Table of Contents
Part 1: Challenges 1. Hydrology and hydraulics (incl. climate change) 2. Urban growth and sustainability 3. Socio-economic changes 4. Cascading effects 5. Structural and non-structural
Part 2: Prevention Tools and Methods 6. Climate projections 7. Urban growth modelling 8. Hydrological modelling 9. Hydraulic modelling 10. Impact assessment 11. Risk management
Part 3: Applications and case studies Part 4: Integration