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Titel artikel Perspectives on flood management in the Rhine and Meuse rivers [Special issue: Towards sustainable flood risk management in the Rhine and Meuse river basins]
Auteur(s) Middelkoop, H. ; Asselt, M.B.A. van ; Klooster, S.A. van 't
Tijdschrifttitel River research and applications
Deel(Jaar)Nummer 20(2004)3
Paginering 327 - 342
Annotatie(s) 21 refs
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Trefwoorden (cab) hoogwaterbeheersing / overstromingen / klimaatverandering / risicoschatting / ruimtelijke ordening / veiligheid / integraal waterbeheer
Rubrieken Hydrologie
Publicatie type Artikel
Taal Engels
Toelichting (Engels) Flood management of the Rhine and Meuse is surrounded by major uncertainties. The central question is then: given the uncertainties, what is the best management strategy? Moreover, flood management cannot be considered independently from other river functions such as nature, agriculture, inland navigation and landscape values. This raises the need for integrated scenarios that consider possible futures in a coherent and consistent way. In the present project a scenario study was carried out in which physical modelling has been combined with socio-cultural theory. The focus of the study was on flood risk management. Existing climate, land use and socio-economic scenarios, as well as water management strategies have been structured using the Perspectives method
Betrokken instanties Universiteit Utrecht, Vakgroep Fysische Geografie
Universiteit Maastricht, International Centre Integrative Studies (ICIS)
WL Delft Hydraulics
Rijksinstituut voor Integraal Zoetwaterbeheer en Afvalwaterbehandeling (RIZA)
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