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Climate Change Impact on Floods

  • Zekâi ŞenEmail author
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Abstract

One of the most effective climate change impacts is on the unexpected occurrences of floods and especially flash floods. The impact on water resources is the most concerned affair not only for water resources management but also on the food security of a region or country. Engineering risk management is very significant factor in climate change assessment and impact intensity calculations on engineering water structures. In order to enhance and perform a better idea about the impacts of the climate change fact, various exemplary application cases are presented in this chapter. Especially, innovative trend analysis provides whether there is an increasing trend in the past records to plan for future and additionally what are the positions of high and extreme rainfall cases that may give rise to flood occurrences?

Keywords

Climate change Impact Innovative trend Risk management Vulnerability Water structure 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Department of Civil EngineeringIstanbul Medipol UniversityBeykoz, IstanbulTurkey

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