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Assessment of the susceptibility of roads to flooding based on geographical information – test in a flash flood prone area (the Gard region , France)

Autor
Versini, P.; Gaume, E.; Andrieu, H.
Tipus d'activitat
Article en revista
Revista
Natural hazards and earth system sciences
Data de publicació
2010-04-15
Volum
10
Pàgina inicial
793
Pàgina final
803
DOI
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-10-793-2010 Obrir en finestra nova
Repositori
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/12742 Obrir en finestra nova
Resum
In flash flood prone areas, roads are often the first assets affected by inundations which make rescue operations difficult and represent a major threat to lives: almost half of the victims are car passengers trapped by floods. In the past years, the Gard region (France) road management services have realized an extensive inventory of the known road submersions that occurred during the last 40 years. This inventory provided an unique opportunity to analyse the causes of road flooding in an area ...
Citació
Versini, P.; Gaume, E.; Andrieu, H. Assessment of the susceptibility of roads to flooding based on geographical information – test in a flash flood prone area (the Gard region , France). "Natural hazards and Earth system sciences", 15 Abril 2010, vol. 10, p. 793-803.
Grup de recerca
CRAHI - Centre de Recerca Aplicada en Hidrometeorologia

Participants

  • Versini, Pierre-Antoine  (autor)
  • Gaume, Eric  (autor)
  • Andrieu, Herve  (autor)