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Investigating flood risk cost in Kungsbacka using the ICPR FloRiAn GIS-tool

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Title: Investigating flood risk cost in Kungsbacka using the ICPR FloRiAn GIS-tool
Authors: Lindqvist, Erika
Issue Date: 25-Oct-2019
Degree: Student essay
Series/Report no.: B
Keywords: Flood risk cost
flood risk analysis
risk management
natural hazard
Abstract: Losses from floods have increased in recent years, worldwide and in Sweden. Understanding the economic and non-monetary cost of being exposed to flood hazard is important from a spatial planning perspective, particularly in urban areas. In order to estimate damage and risk cost of flooding in Kungsbacka – one of the most flood-prone cities in Sweden – the ArcGIS toolbox “ICPR FloRiAn” was used. This model uses data on flood depth, flood probability and vulnerable assets to determine the cost of ... more
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