Top Science: The Department of Water and Climate Risk has published 7 papers in Science, PNAS and Nature Climate Change in 2014.

10 recent key scientific publications

Aerts, J.C.J.H. & Botzen, W.J.W. (2014). Cities’ response to climate risks. Nature Climate Change, 4, 759-760. 10.1038/nclimate2343.

Aerts, J.C.J.H. & Botzen, W.J.W. (2012). Managing Exposure to flooding in New York City (NYC). Nature Climate Change, 2, 377. 10.1038/nclimate1487.

Aerts, J.C.J.H., Botzen, W.J.W., Emanuel, K., Lin, N., Moel, H. de & Michel-Kerjan, E.O. (2014). Evaluating Flood Resilience Strategies for Coastal Megacities. Science, 344(6183), 473-475. 10.1126/science.1248222.

Brown, S., Nicholls, R.J., Hanson, S., Brundrit, G., Dearing, J.A., Dickson, M.E, Gallop, S.L., Gao, S., Haigh, I.D., Hinkel, J., Jiménez, J.A., Klein, R.J.T., Kron, W., Lázár, A.N., Freitas Neves, C.F., Newton, A., Pattiaratachi, C., Payo, A., Pye, K., Sánchez-Arcilla, A., Siddall, M., Shareef, A., Tompkins, E.L., Vafeidis, A.T., Van Maanen, B., Ward, P.J. & Woodroffe, C.D. (2014). Shifting perspectives on coastal impacts and adaptation. Nature Climate Change, 4, 752-755. 10.1038/nclimate2344.

De Moel, H., Aerts, J.C.J.H. & Koomen, E. (2011). Development of flood exposure in the Netherlands during the 20th and 21st century. Global Environmental Change, 21(2), 620-627. 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2010.12.005.

Jongman, B., Hochrainer-Stigler, S., Feyen, L., Aerts, J.C.J.H., Mechler, R., Botzen, W.J.W., Bouwer, L.M., Pflug, G., Rojas, R. & Ward, P.J. (2014). Increasing stress on disaster-risk finance due to large floods. Nature Climate Change, 4, 264-268. 10.1038/NCLIMATE2124.

Lasage, R., Veldkamp, T.I.E., Moel, H. de, Van, T.C., Phi, H.L., Vellinga, P. & Aerts, J.C.J.H. (2014). Assessment of the effectiveness of flood adaptation strategies for HCMC. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 14, 1441-1457. 10.5194/nhess-14-1441-2014.

Mechler, R., Bouwer, L.M., Linnerooth-Bayer, J., Hochrainer-Stigler, S., Aerts, J.C.J.H., Surminski, S., Williges, K., 2014. Managing unnatural disaster risk from climate extremes. Nature Climate Change, 4, 235-237, doi: 10.1038/nclimate2137.

Ward, P.J., Jongman, B., Sperna Weiland, F., Bouwman, A., Van Beek, R., Bierkens, M.F.P., Ligtvoet, W. & Winsemius, H.C. (2013). Assessing flood risk at the global scale: model setup, results, and sensitivity. Environmental Research Letters, 8:044019. 10.1088/1748-9326/8/4/044019.

Ward, P.J., Jongman, B., Kummu, M., Dettinger, M.D., Sperna Weiland, F.C. & Winsemius, H.C. (2014). Strong influence of El Niño Southern Oscillation on flood risk around the world. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 10.1073/pnas.1409822111.