Despitedecadesofresearch,floodlossestimationisstillachallengingtask.Drawingon recent research,anumberofmajorproblemscanbeidentifiedamongthemthequestion of whatspecificdamagesunderwhatcircumstancesareseenassignificant?Itissensible that peoplewouldchooseriskmanagementstrategiesaccordingtotheircapacitytore- ducesignificantdamages,disregardingthoseoneswhichmainlyinfluencelossesnotseen as significant.Thequestionarisesastowhatdamageissignificantwhen?Thepaper proposes andtestsamodelforassessingsignificancethroughcasestudiesinAustraliaand Italy.Despitetheexplorativenatureofthispaper,resultsprovideevidencefor(i)the importanceofitssystematicanalysis,asafirststepofdamageassessmentaswellas(ii) the needforadeeperknowledgeofsignificance.

On the modeling of significance for flood damage assessment

MOLINARI, DANIELA;BALLIO, FRANCESCO;MENONI, SCIRA
2014

Abstract

Despitedecadesofresearch,floodlossestimationisstillachallengingtask.Drawingon recent research,anumberofmajorproblemscanbeidentifiedamongthemthequestion of whatspecificdamagesunderwhatcircumstancesareseenassignificant?Itissensible that peoplewouldchooseriskmanagementstrategiesaccordingtotheircapacitytore- ducesignificantdamages,disregardingthoseoneswhichmainlyinfluencelossesnotseen as significant.Thequestionarisesastowhatdamageissignificantwhen?Thepaper proposes andtestsamodelforassessingsignificancethroughcasestudiesinAustraliaand Italy.Despitetheexplorativenatureofthispaper,resultsprovideevidencefor(i)the importanceofitssystematicanalysis,asafirststepofdamageassessmentaswellas(ii) the needforadeeperknowledgeofsignificance.
signicance; flood loss; Flood damage assessment
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