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Article title Coastal inundation and damage exposure estimation: a case study for Jakarta
Author(s) Ward, P.J. ; Marfai, M.A. ; Yulianto, F. ; Hizbaron, D.R. ; Aerts, J.C.J.H.
Journal title Natural hazards : journal of the International Society for the Prevention and Mitigation of Natural Hazards
Part(Year)Number 56(2011)3
Pages 899 - 916
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Keyword(s) (cab) floods / risk assessment / models / climatic change / coastal areas / indonesia
Categories Climatic Change
Publication type Scientific article
Language English
About Coastal flooding poses serious threats to coastal areas, and the vulnerability of coastal communities and economic sectors to flooding will increase in the coming decades due to environmental and socioeconomic changes. It is increasingly recognised that estimates of the vulnerability of cities are essential for planning adaptation measures. Jakarta is a case in point, since parts of the city are subjected to regular flooding on a near-monthly basis. In order to assess the current and future coastal flood hazard, we set up a GIS-based flood model of northern Jakarta to simulate inundated area and value of exposed assets.
KfC/CcSP  
program Knowledge for Climate (KfC)
theme HS Hotspots
project (HSINT02) Kennis voor Klimaat Hotspot Jakarta, definitie fase
program Knowledge for Climate (KfC)
theme HS Hotspots
project (HSINT02A) Jakarta klimaataanpassingstools (JCAT)
program Knowledge for Climate (KfC)
theme HS2 Hotspotoverstijgende thema's
project (Thema 1) Veiligheid tegen overstromingen
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