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Record nummer 2059151
Titel artikel On the flood risk in The Netherlands
Auteur(s) Bouwer, L.M. ; Vellinga, P.
Titel Flood risk management in Europe : innovation in policy and practice
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ed. by Selina Begum, Marcel J.F. Stive, Jim W. Hall
Auteur(s) Begum, S. ; Stive, M.J.F.
Uitgever Dordrecht : Springer
Titel van reeks Advances in natural and technological hazards research (vol. 25)
Deel(Jaar)Nummer (2007)
Paginering 469 - 484
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Trefwoorden (cab) hoogwaterbeheersing / investeringsbeleid / overstromingen / risicoschatting / nederland
Rubrieken Klimaatverandering
Publicatie type Wetenschappelijk artikel
Taal Engels
Toelichting (Engels) The Netherlands are protected from storm surges and river floods by the Deltaworks: a reinforcement of the primary flood defence system consisting of coastal dunes, dikes and storm-surge barriers. These were implemented in response to the dramatic flooding disaster in 1953. Over the last 50 years, billions of euros have been invested in this scheme creating a feeling of safety in society. However, in this paper we argue that the current sense of safety may be inappropriate.
Betrokken instanties Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Instituut voor Milieuvraagstukken (IVM)
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