Key Publications

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

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

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

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. doi: 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. doi: 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. doi: 10.1038/NCLIMATE2124

Jongman, B., Winsemius, H.C., Aerts, J.C.J.H., Coughlan, E.R., van Aalst, M., Kron, W. & Ward, P.J. (2015). Declining vulnerability to river floods and the global benefits of adaptation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 112(8), E2271–E2280. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1414439112

Lasage, R., Veldkamp, T.I.E., de Moel, H., 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. doi: 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., 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. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1409822111

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. doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/8/4/044019