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    • 2d river flood modelling using Hec-ras 5.0 

      Flotats Palau, Joan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-06-20)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Flooding may occur as an overflow of water from water bodies, such as a river, lake or ocean, in which the water overtops or breaks levees, resulting in some of that water escaping its usual boundaries. Floods also occur ...
    • 3-Dimensional numerical study on the critical orientation of the flooded passenger vehicles 

      Al-Qadami, Ebrahim Hamid Hussein; Razi, Mohd Adib Mohammad; Damanik, Wawan Septiawan; Mustaffa, Zahiraniza; Martínez Gomariz, Eduardo; Teo, Fang Yenn; Saeed, Anwar Ameen Hezam (International Association of Engineers (IAENG), 2023-09)
      Article
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      Vehicles are one of the most common objects that are usually washed away by the water flow during flood events resulting in several damages and casualties. Regardless of the vehicle type and flow condition, vehicle ...
    • A machine learning-based surrogate model for the identification of risk zones due to off-stream reservoir failure 

      Silva Cancino, Nathalia; Salazar González, Fernando; Sanz Ramos, Marcos; Bladé i Castellet, Ernest (2022-08)
      Article
      Open Access
      Approximately 70,000 Spanish off-stream reservoirs, many of them irrigation ponds, need to be evaluated in terms of their potential hazard to comply with the new national Regulation of the Hydraulic Public Domain. This ...
    • A machine learning-based surrogate model for the identification of risk zones due to off-stream reservoir failure 

      Silva Cancino, Nathalia; Salazar González, Fernando; Sanz Ramos, Marcos; Bladé i Castellet, Ernest (International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR), 2022)
      Conference report
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      With the modification of the Regulations of the Hydraulic Public Domain of Spain in 2008, approximately 70.000 owners of off-stream reservoirs are obligated to present a classification assessment on the potential risk due ...
    • A methodology for the design, implementation and evaluation of community and impact-based flood warnings 

      Meléndez Landaverde, Erika Roxana (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2023-11-13)
      Doctoral thesis
      Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
      (English) The present thesis focuses on developing, implementing, and evaluating a comprehensive community and impact-based early warning system (EWS) framework to support the protection actions of authorities and citizens ...
    • A probabilistic approach for off-stream reservoir failure flood hazard assessment 

      Sanz Ramos, Marcos; Bladé i Castellet, Ernest; Silva Cancino, Nathalia; Salazar, Fernando; López Gómez, David; Martínez Gomariz, Eduardo (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2023-06-12)
      Article
      Open Access
      Off-stream reservoirs are hydraulic structures that might cause severe flood damages in case of failure or improper operation. Their safety regulations usually require hydraulic studies for flood hazard and inundation zone ...
    • A review of flood impact assessment approaches for underground infrastructures in urban areas: a focus on transport systems 

      Forero Ortiz, Edwar Andres; Martínez Gomariz, Eduardo; Cañas Porcuna, Manuel (2020-06)
      Article
      Open Access
      Flooding events can produce significant disturbances in underground transport systems within urban areas and lead to economic and socioenvironmental well-known consequences, which can be worsened by variations in the ...
    • Adecuación del modelo HEC-1 para el estudio del flujo en calles con régimen rápido durante inundaciones en medio urbano 

      Vicente Placed, Sergio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2006-03-06)
      Minor thesis
      Open Access
      El modelo HEC-1 no es capaz de reproducir el flujo en una red mallada de calles. La tesina actúa sobre el código fuente de HEC-1, para incorporar esta opción, aplicándola en caso de estudio. - Se informa sobre el estado ...
    • Algoritmos de previsión a corto plazo en base a radar meteorológico 

      Campeny Mora, Mercè (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2008-06-27)
      Minor thesis
      Open Access
      Las consecuencias de las inundaciones suelen ser devastadoras. Los sistemas de protección tradicionales se complementan cada vez más con sistemas de prevención y alerta de inundaciones. En este sentido, el radar meteorológico ...
    • Analysing precipitation distribution and intensity related to floods in the Western Mediterranean basin since 1960 

      Cuixart Segundo, Mercè (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-10-29)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   MeteoCat
      The coastal municipalities of the Spanish Mediterranean Basin (SMB) have experienced an increase of urbanization resulting from the socioeconomic growth of the last decades. Consequently, flood prone areas have been ...
    • Analysis of the convective timescale during the major floods in the NE Iberian Peninsula since 1871 

      Pino González, David; Reynés, Artur; Mazón Bueso, Jordi; Balasch Solanes, Josep Carles; Ruiz Bellet, Josep Lluís; Tuset Mestre, Jordi; Barriendos Valve, Mariano; Castelltort, Xavier (2016)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      Floods are the most severe natural hazard in the western Mediterranean basin. They cause most of the damages and most of the victims. Some of the selected floods caused more than one hundred casualties each and a large ...
    • Anàlisi dels efectes sobre la inundació de la desobstrucció de ponts al riu Francolí durant la riuada del 22 d'octubre de 2019 

      Campillo de Frutos, Miguel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-10-06)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Un estudi realitzat sobre la crescuda del riu Francolí el 22 d'octubre de 2019, dut a terme des de la UPC, presenta estimacions dels cabals hidràulics incongruents entre elles mateixes però també incongruents respecte els ...
    • Anàlisis de la inunbabilittat de la costa catalana 

      Gómez Martínez, Marta (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-07-03)
      Master thesis
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    • Asentamientos informales, inundaciones y vulnerabilidad físico-espacial de la vivienda y el entorno inmediato: Caso de estudio Arroyo La Esmeralda en el Distrito de Barranquilla, Colombia 

      Arévalo Carmona, Myrna Inés (Departament d’Urbanisme i Ordenació del Territori. Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Facultad de Arquitectura, Urbanismo y Diseño de la Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, 2018-06)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      En este artículo se presenta un enfoque metodológico para identificar variables de análisis de la vulnerabilidad, desde la dimensión físico espacial,y permitir una mejor comprensión del estado en el sector Suroccidental ...
    • Assessment of flash floods taking into account climate change scenarios in the Llobregat River basin 

      Velasco Droguet, Marc; Versini, Pierre Antonie; Cabello Gómez, Ángels; Barrera-Escoda, Antoni (Copernicus Publications, 2013-12-06)
      Article
      Open Access
      Global change may imply important changes in the future occurrence and intensity of extreme events. Climate scenarios characterizing these plausible changes were previously obtained for the Llobregat River basin (NE Spain). ...
    • Avenidas y presas. tendencias actuales 

      Berga Casafont, Luis (1990)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Los datos estadísticos mundiales muestran que el vertido sobre coronación es la causa más importante de la rotura de presas, ya sea debido a la insuficiencia de los órganos de desaglie o a problemas de operación durante ...
    • Changes in flood damage with global warming on the eastern coast of Spain 

      Cortés Simo, María; Turco, Marco; Ward, Philip J.; Sánchez Espigares, Josep Anton; Alfieri, Lorenzo; Llasat Botija, Carmen (2019-12-18)
      Article
      Open Access
      Flooding is one of the main natural hazards in the world and causes huge economic and human impacts. Assessing the flood damage in the Mediterranean region is of great importance, especially because of its large vulnerability ...
    • Channel adjustments to a succession of water pulses in gravel bed rivers 

      Ferrer Boix, Carles; Hassan, Marwan A. (2015-11)
      Article
      Open Access
      Gravel bed rivers commonly exhibit a coarse surface armor resulting from a complex history of interactions between flow and sediment supply. The evolution of the surface texture under single storm events or under steady ...
    • Chronic flooding events due to sea-level rise in French Guiana 

      Thieblemont, Remi; Le Cozannet, Gonéri; D'Anna, Maurizio; Idier, Déborah; Bel Madani, Ali; Slangen, Aimee; Longueville, Francois (Springer Nature, 2023-12-07)
      Article
      Open Access
      As sea levels are rising, the number of chronic flooding events at high tide is increasing across the world coastlines. Yet, many events reported so far either lack observational evidence of flooding, or relate to coastal ...
    • Climate services focused on water: quantity and quality 

      Monjo, Robert; Galiano, Lorena; Prado López, Carlos; Paradinas, César; Redolat Negro, Darío; Gaitán Fernandez, Emma; Russo, Beniamino; Locatelli, Luca; Paindelli, Andrea; Gómez Martínez, Gabriel (Publicaciones de la Asociación Española de Climatologia (AEC), 2022)
      Conference lecture
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Las sinergias entre investigaciones facilitan que los tomadores de decisiones reduzcan los impactos del cambio climático en el ciclo hidrológico gracias a servicios climáticos implementados en nuestra región. Por ejemplo, ...