Coupling Modelling of Urban Development and Flood Risk – An Attempt for a Combined Software Framework

Roland Löwe, Nina Sto Domingo, Christian Urich, Ole Mark, Karsten Arnbjerg-Nielsen

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Abstract

We have developed a setup that couples the urban development model DANCE4WATER with the 1D-2D hydraulic model MIKE FLOOD. The setup makes it possible to assess the impact of urban development and infrastructural change scenarios on flood risk in an automated manner. In addition, it permits us to use the results of the hydraulic simulation to condition DANCE4WATER and to account for flood risk in the simulated urban development. In an Australian case study, we demonstrate that future flood risk can be significantly reduced while maintaining the overall speed of urban development.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 10th International Urban Drainage Modelling Conference (10UDM)
Number of pages4
Place of PublicationQuebec, Canada
Publication date2015
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Event10th International on Urban Drainage Modelling Conference - Quebec, Canada
Duration: 20 Sep 201523 Sep 2015
Conference number: 10

Conference

Conference10th International on Urban Drainage Modelling Conference
Number10
CountryCanada
CityQuebec
Period20/09/201523/09/2015

Keywords

  • Flooding
  • Urban development
  • Urban planning
  • 1D-2S modelling

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