Urban flood resilience issue published by The Royal Society
Compiling current UK and international developments in urban flood resilience.
The Royal Society have published an issue of philosophical transactions on urban flood resilience.
This issue compiles a series of scientific articles demonstrating developments in:
- understanding the changing drivers of flooding
- flood modelling
- multifunctional infrastructure and their benefits
- social, community and economic interaction with flood management interventions
- effectiveness of flood recovery responses
Flood infrastructure, which is resilient to climate change and increasing urbanisation is a global challenge. International examples have been used to demonstrate how countries are becoming more resilient.
The issue can be accessed on The Royal Society website
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