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Aqueduct Floods Methodology

Aqueduct Floods is an online platform that measures riverine and coastal food risks under both current baseline conditions and future projections in 2030, 2050, and 2080. In addition to providing hazard maps and assessing risks, Aqueduct Floods enables its users to conduct comprehensive cost-beneft analysis to evaluate the value of dike food protection strategies. Aqueduct Floods aims to empower disaster risk analysts and managers with quantitative information on food risks and adaptation strategy costs, and to help inform policy and investment decision-making. This technical note explains in detail the framework, methodology, and data used in developing Aqueduct Floods to help users better interpret the risk information presented on the tool and understand the full strength and limitations of our data and methodology.
Author: Ward, P. J.; et al.
Language: English
Pubished By: World Resource Institute
Pubished date: 2020

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