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TitleA flood risk assessment tool for Canada
AuthorHastings, N L; Nastev, M; Wagner, C; Chow, W; Rivard, J R; Struik, B
SourceCanadian Risk and Hazards Network Symposium, presentations; 2013 p. 1-28
Year2013
Alt SeriesEarth Sciences Sector, Contribution Series 20140058
PublisherCanadian Risk and Hazards Network
MeetingCanadian Risk and Hazards Network Symposium, CRHNet; Regina; CA; November 5-8, 2013
Documentbook
Lang.English
Mediaon-line; digital
RelatedThis publication is related to Hastings, N L; Nastev, M; Wagner, C; Chow, W; Rivard, J R; Struik, B; (2013). A flood risk assessment tool for Canada; A flood risk assessment tool for Canada; A flood risk assessment tool for Canada; A flood risk assessment tool for Canada; A flood risk assessment tool for Canada; A flood risk assessment tool for Canada, Canadian Risk and Hazards Network Symposium, abstracts
File formatppt
Subjectshydrogeology; health hazards; floods; flood potential; hydrologic environment; coastal environment; Hazus; geological hazards
Illustrationsphotographs; screen captures; schematic diagrams
ProgramQuantitave risk assessment project, Public Safety Geoscience
LinksOnline - En ligne
Summary(Plain Language Summary, not published)
The presentation is intented for risk decision makers, such as governments (municipal, provincial, federal) and critical infrastructure owners to learn about the new research work being accomplished in the Public Safety Geoscience project, Quantifying Geohazard Risk. Current work involves adapting a software tool developed by the United States Federal Emergency Management Agency to estimate losses from flood events.
GEOSCAN ID293965