Beyond Assessing and onto Managing Risk for Levees

Flooding risks when levee systems fail or are overwhelmed are significant: more than 1,500 people died and tens of billions of dollars in property damage occurred in the New Orleans area from Hurricane Katrina. In the wake of this storm, a substantial effort was undertaken to quantitatively assess t...

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Journal Title: Journal of Contemporary Water Research & Education Vol. 141; no. 1; pp. 15 - 20
Authors: Robert Traver, Robert B. Gilbert
Format: Article
Published: March 2009
Online Access: Full Text