Estimating injury and loss of life in floods: a deterministic framework.

Penning-Rowsell, Edmund C. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5333-8641, Floyd, P., Ramsbottom, D. and Surendran, S. (2005) Estimating injury and loss of life in floods: a deterministic framework. Natural Hazards, 36 (1-2) . pp. 43-64. ISSN 0921-030X [Article] (doi:10.1007/s11069-004-4538-7)

Abstract

Research developing a model of loss of life in floods, complementing Abt's classic 1989 US Corps of Engineers' flume studies. The research developed the equation LoL = X * Vn.Y, where X = population exposed, V = water velocity and Y = flood depth. Calibrated against 3 major UK floods.

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > Flood Hazard Research Centre
ISI Impact: 17
Item ID: 263
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Date Deposited: 30 Oct 2008 16:37
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2016 14:11
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/263

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