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Impacts of Climate Change on Rainfall Extremes and Urban Drainage Systems

By: Patrick Willems(Editor), Jonas Olsson(Editor), Karsten Arnbjerg-Nielsen(Editor)
238 pages, Illustrations, maps
Publisher: IWA Publishing
Impacts of Climate Change on Rainfall Extremes and Urban Drainage Systems
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About this book

Impacts of Climate Change on Rainfall Extremes and Urban Drainage Systems provides a state-of-the-art overview of existing methodologies and relevant results related to the assessment of the climate change impacts on urban rainfall extremes as well as on urban hydrology and hydraulics. This overview focuses mainly on several difficulties and limitations regarding the current methods and discusses various issues and challenges facing the research community in dealing with the climate change impact assessment and adaptation for urban drainage infrastructure design and management.

Contents

Introduction: Climate change simulations; Modeling of urban rainfall extremes in a stationary context; Study of rainfall and urban runoff variability and trends in a non-stationary context; Statistical downscaling of rainfall extremes; Climate factors and changes in IDF relationships; Climate change impacts on urban drainage: results and regional differences; Needs for adaptation and flexible designs; Conclusions

Customer Reviews

Biography

Patrick Willems, University of Leuven, Hydraulics division

Jonas Olsson, Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute Karsten

Karsten Arnbjerg-Nielsen, Technical University of Denmark, Department of Environmental Engineering

Simon Beecham, University of South Australia, School of Natural and Built Environments Assela

Pathirana, UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education Ida

Bulow Gergersen, Technical University of Denmark, Department of Environmental Engineering

Henrik Madsen, DHI Water & Environment, Water Resources Department

Van-Thanh-Van Nguyen, McGill University, Department of Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics

By: Patrick Willems(Editor), Jonas Olsson(Editor), Karsten Arnbjerg-Nielsen(Editor)
238 pages, Illustrations, maps
Publisher: IWA Publishing
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