ENVIRONMENTAL LOSS EVALUATION APPROACH FOR COASTAL FLOOD RISK ANALYSIS
PDF

How to Cite

Dassanayake, D. R., & Oumeraci, H. (2020). ENVIRONMENTAL LOSS EVALUATION APPROACH FOR COASTAL FLOOD RISK ANALYSIS. Coastal Engineering Proceedings, (36v), management.14. https://doi.org/10.9753/icce.v36v.management.14

Abstract

Flood risk is generally defined as the combination of the probability of a flood event and the potential losses. Flood losses might be divided in two categories, namely tangible and intangible. Tangible losses are evaluated in monetary values and hence commonly incorporated in flood risk analysis. Intangible losses, especially environmental losses, are mostly not incorporated in flood risk analysis due to the lack of appropriate and generally accepted evaluation methods. This research focuses on the development of a new approach to evaluate environmental losses due to coastal floods.

Recorded Presentation from the vICCE (YouTube Link): https://youtu.be/xyiwlw3jkYo
https://doi.org/10.9753/icce.v36v.management.14
PDF

References

Costanza, R. et al. (1997): The value of the world’s ecosystem services and natural capital. Nature, vol. 387, pp. 253–260.

Elliff, C. L. and, Kikuchi, R. K. P. (2015): The ecosystem service approach and its application as a tool for integrated coastal management. Natureza & Conservação, Brazilian Journal of Nature Conservation, vol. 13, pp. 105–111.

Rouquette, J. (2013): Ecosystem Services and Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management. NERC and Environment Agency Northampton, UK.

Creative Commons License

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.