The 2021 Central European Floods rise an alert on the importance to consolidate and update flood risk management plans. The frequency and severity of floods is expected to increase in this region along the 21st century.
Since 1970s, climate change has driven an upward trend in Mississippi’s high river levels, hindering the waterway transport sector. Solutions to mitigate high river level risks at a regional and local scale are proposed.
Understand the physical characteristics and the impacts caused by different types of waves that are commonly associated to extreme sea levels and coastal risks: tides, surges, tsunamis and wind waves.