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Critical infrastructure impact assessment due to flood exposure

R Pant, S Thacker, JW Hall, D Alderson, S Barr

JOURNAL OF FLOOD RISK MANAGEMENT | WILEY | Published : 2018

Abstract

Critical national infrastructures, including energy, transport, digital communications, and water, are prone to flood damage. Their geographical extent is a determinant of, and is determined by, patterns of human development, which is often concentrated in floodplains. It is important to understand how infrastructure systems react to large-scale flooding. In this paper, we present an integrated framework for critical infrastructure flood impact assessment. Within this integrated framework, we represent interdependent infrastructure assets through spatial network models. We quantify infrastructure flood impacts in terms of disrupted customers linked directly to flood assets and customers disr..

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Grants

Awarded by EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences research Council of the United Kingdom)


Awarded by Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council


Funding Acknowledgements

The research reported in this paper was part of the UK Infrastructure Transitions Research Consortium (ITRC). The authors acknowledge funding of the work described here by the EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences research Council of the United Kingdom) under Programme Grants EP/I01344X/1 and EP/N017064/1.