Optimizing flood risk reduction strategies for Houston

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Abstract

The Houston-Galveston Bay area can not only flood by excessive rain, but also by storm surges. Since Hurricane Ike in 2008, bay-wide flood risk reduction strategies were conceived, but only a few have been modelled. Erik van Berchum used the new fast MODOS model to plot no less than 500 different strategies, to find relations between risk reduction, construction costs and environmental impact
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages3
JournalTU Delft DeltaLinks
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2017

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