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    • A novel expert opinion-based approach to compute estimations of flood damage to property in dense urban environments. Barcelona case study 

      Martínez Gomariz, Eduardo; Forero Ortiz, Edwar Andres; Russo, Beniamino; Locatelli, Luca; Guerrero Hidalga, María; Yubero, Daniel; Castan, Salvador (Elsevier, 2021-07)
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      A certain acceptable level of risk in a major drainage system must be established since urban areas cannot be made entirely free from pluvial flooding. Among the diversity of flood risks in urban areas, direct damage to ...
    • A simple contaminant fate and transport modelling tool for management and risk assessment of groundwater pollution from contaminated sites 

      Locatelli, Luca; Binning, Philip J.; Sánchez Vila, Francisco Javier; Søndergaard, Gitte Lemming; Rosenberg, Louise; Bjerg, Poul L. (2019-02)
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      Contaminated sites pose a significant threat to groundwater resources. The resources that can be allocated by water regulators for site investigation and cleanup are limited compared to the large number of contaminated ...
    • Assessment of human stability in sewer systems during dry weather conditions 

      Russo, Beniamino; Locatelli, Luca; Yubero, Daniel; Ruiz Lozano, Oscar; Acero Oliete, Alejandro (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-11)
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      Inspection and maintenance tasks are essential to guarantee the correct operation of sewer drainage networks. In combined sewers, these tasks are generally carried out during dry periods when only wastewater flow circulates ...
    • Assessment of urban flood resilience in Barcelona for current and future scenarios: the RESCCUE project 

      Russo, Beniamino; Velasco, Marc; Locatelli, Luca; Sunyer, David; Yubero, Daniel; Monjo, Robert; Martínez Gomariz, Eduardo; Forero Ortiz, Edwar Andres; Sánchez Muñoz, Daniel; Evans, Barry; González Gómez, Andoni (2020-07)
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      The results of recent climate projections for the city of Barcelona show a relevant increment of the maximum rainfall intensities for the period 2071–2100. Considering the city as a system of systems, urban resilience is ...
    • 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)
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      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, ...
    • Estimation of future extreme rainfall in Barcelona (Spain) under monofractal hypothesis 

      Monjo, Robert; Locatelli, Luca; Milligan, John; Torres Serrano, Luis; Velasco Droguet, Marc; Gaitán Fernandez, Emma; Pórtoles Marquina, Francisco Javier; Redolat Negro, Darío; Russo, Beniamino; Ribalaygua Batalla, Jaime (John Wiley & sons, 2023-03)
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      Climate change effects on subdaily rainfall (from 5¿min to a few hours) can hardly be measured in mid-latitude climates due to the high natural variability of the precipitation patterns and their effects on local topography. ...
    • Flood risk assessment in an underground railway system under the impact of climate change: a case study of the Barcelona metro 

      Forero Ortiz, Edwar Andres; Martínez Gomariz, Eduardo; Cañas Porcuna, Manuel; Locatelli, Luca; Russo, Beniamino (2020-07)
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      Flooding events can produce significant disturbances in underground transport systems within urban areas and lead to economic and technical consequences, which can be worsened by variations in the occurrence of climate ...
    • Methodology to prioritize climate adaptation measures in urban areas: Barcelona and Bristol case studies 

      Guerrero Hidalga, María; Martínez Gomariz, Eduardo; Evans, Barry; Webber, James; Termes Rife, Montserrat; Russo, Beniamino; Locatelli, Luca (2020-06)
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      In the current context of fast innovation in the field of urban resilience against extreme weather events, it is becoming more challenging for decision-makers to recognize the most beneficial adaptation measures for their ...
    • Modeling of E. coli distribution for hazard assessment of bathing waters affected by combined sewer overflows 

      Locatelli, Luca; Russo, Beniamino; Acero Oliete, Alejandro; Sánchez Catalán, Juan Carlos; Martínez Gomariz, Eduardo; Martínez Puentes, Montse (2020-05)
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      Combined sewer overflows (CSOs) affect bathing water quality of receiving water bodies by bacterial pollution. The aim of this study is to assess the health hazard of bathing waters affected by CSOs. This is useful for ...
    • Socio-economic assessment of green infrastructure for climate change adaptation in the context of urban drainage planning 

      Locatelli, Luca; Guerrero Hidalga, María; Russo, Beniamino; Martínez Gomariz, Eduardo; Sunyer, David; Martínez Puentes, Montse (2020-05)
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      Green infrastructure (GI) contributes to improve urban drainage and also has other societal and environmental benefits that grey infrastructure usually does not have. Economic assessment for urban drainage planning and ...
    • Socio-economic potential impacts due to urban pluvial floods in Badalona (Spain) in a context of climate change 

      Martínez Gomariz, Eduardo; Locatelli, Luca; Guerrero Hidalga, María; Russo, Beniamino; Martínez Puentes, Montse (2019-12)
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      Pluvial flooding in Badalona (Spain) occurs during high rainfall intensity events, which in the future could be more frequent according to the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). In ...