Everything is bigger in Texas: Reflection program case ‘Houston Galveston Bay, Texas’

Matthijs Kok, A.D. Brand

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Abstract

The saying goes that ‘Everything is bigger in Texas.’ This holds true for both the flood risk in the Houston-Galveston Bay Area, and for the complexity of issues that need to be dealt with in order to reduce it – assuming there is agreement that the current risk is unacceptable. There is currently no formal direction, and hence no preferred direction for designing a strategy for flood risk reduction

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIntegral Design of Multifunctional Flood Defenses
Subtitle of host publicationMultidisciplinary Approaches and Examples
EditorsBaukje Kothuis, Matthijs Kok
PublisherDelft University Publishers
Pages166-167
ISBN (Print)978-94-6186-808-4
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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