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Name Location of the case study
Construction of flood gate, pumping station and dike wall, Hoopte, Lower Saxony (20th c.) Hoopte, Lower Saxony, DE
Construction of Trischendamms, Friedrichskoog, Schleswig- Holstein, (20th c.) Friedrichskoog, Schleswig- Holstein, DE
Dike inspection and reinforcement, North Sea coast, Lower Saxony (20th c.) North Sea coast, Lower Saxony, DE
Management of water level of swamps, Les Boucholeurs Les Boucholeurs, FR
Red alert exercise and Protection plan, Les Boucholeurs Les Boucholeurs, FR
Afforestation, North Rhine-Westphalia North Rhine-Westphalia, DE
Vulnerability assessment, Terceira Island Terceira Island, PT
Detention basin, South-East England South-East England, GB
Flood insurance initiatives World
Aquifer recharge, Paso del Norte, Texas Paso del Norte, Texas, US
Construction of dikes and flood barrier, Wedeler Au, Schleswig-Holstein (20th c.) Wedeler Au, Schleswig-Holstein, DE
Construction of flood barrier, Billwerder bay, Hamburg (20th c.) Billwerder bay, Hamburg, DE
Flood Insurance, GDV World
Redesign of flood protection system, Hamburg (21st c.) Hamburg, DE
Combination of measures, Saulxures and Pulnoy, Nancy Saulxures and Pulnoy, Nancy, FR
Hydraulic fillings: Hollerwettern-Scheelenkuhlen, Vorland Glückstadt, Fährmannssand, Hanskalbsand until Neßsand, Hetlinger Schanze, Bützflether Sand, Schwarztonnensand, Pagensand ... Elbe islands
Tidal Elbe concept, Spadenlander Busch, Kreetsand (21st c.) Spadenlander Busch, Kreetsand,DE
Building of 60 polders in the port area (private flood protection), Hamburg (20th c.) Port Hamburg, DE
Channel adjustments, Freiburger Watt, Lower Saxony (20th c.) Freiburger Watt, Lower Saxony, DE
Construction of dike, Groden (Hadeln), Lower Saxony (20th c.) Groden (Hadeln), Lower Saxony, DE
Construction of pumping station with sluice and two weirs, Kuckuckshorn/Wilhelmsburg, Hamburg (20th c.) Kuckuckshorn/Wilhelmsburg, Hamburg, DE
Flood barriers, Nikolaifleet and Herrengrabenfleet, Hamburg (20th c.) Nikolaifleet, Herrengrabenfleet, Hamburg, DE
Flood protection system, St. Pauli Fischmarkt, Hamburg (20th c.) St. Pauli Fischmarkt, Hamburg, DE
Part backfilling and Port restructuring, Mühlenberger Loch, Hamburg (21st c.) Mühlenberger Loch, Port Hamburg, DE
Relocation of dike, Alte Süderelbe, Hamburg (20th c.) Alte Süderelbe, Hamburg, DE
Relocation of dike, Hahnhöfer Sand, Hamburg (20th c.) Hahnhöfer Sand, Hamburg, DE
Shore replenishment, Siebenhöfen, Lower Saxony Siebenhöfen, Lower Saxony, DE
Dam, Hanskalbsand and Neßsand (20th c.) Hanskalbsand and Neßsand, DE
Adjustment of fairway, Stadersand, Lower Saxony (20th c.) Stadersand, Lower Saxony, DE
Adjustment of fairway, Lühe, Lower Saxony(20th c.) Lühe, Lower Saxony, DE
Excavations of Schwarztonnensand, Hamburg (20th c.) Schwarztonnensand, Hamburg, DE
Les Boucholeurs 4 Les Boucholeurs, FR
Smart Flow, Reiderland Reiderland, NL
Dike, Les Boucholeurs Les Boucholeurs, FR
Redesigned flood protection system, Hamburg Port (20th c.) Hamburg, Port, DE
Relocation of dike, Nordkehding, Lower Saxony (20th c.) Nordkehding, Lower Saxony, DE
Relocation of dikes, Krautsand and Asseler Sand, Lower Saxony (20th c.) Krautsand and Asseler Sand, Lower Saxony, DE
Adjustment of fairway, Lühe and Stadersand, Lower Saxony (20th c.) Lühe and Stadersand, Lower Saxony, DE
Flood forecasting and early warning, Marbella Marbella, ES
Increased capacity of sewer/drainage system, Marbella Marbella, ES
Flood barrier, Lühe, Lower Saxony (20th c.) Lühe, Lower Saxony, DE
Groin, Les Boucholeurs Les Boucholeurs, FR
Artificial sand dunes and dune rehalibitation, Les Boucholeurs Les Boucholeurs, FR
Beach nourishment, Les Boucholeurs Les Boucholeurs, FR
Regulation of Grevebækken, Greve Landsby Greve Landsby, DK
Increased capacity of sewer/drainage system, Paris Paris, FR
Conventional urban drainage systems, Marbella Marbella, ES
Observatory of exposure and vulnerability, Les Boucholeurs Les Boucholeurs, FR
Climate Change Adaptation, Greve Greve, DK
Dike construction, Glücksatdt Nord (20th c.) Glücksatdt Nord, DE
Combined measures, Karlstrup Mose, Denmark Karlstrup Mose, DK
Safety margins in new investment, River Neckar, Baden-Württemberg River Neckar, Baden-Württemberg, DE
Detention basin, Marbella Marbella, ES
Demountable flood protection barrier, Marbella Marbella, ES
Bluebelt Project, New York New York, US
Wetland restoration, Danube Delta Danube Delta, RO
Building elevation, Hafencity, Hamburg Hafencity, Hamburg, DE
High water flood mark, Les Boucholeurs Les Boucholeurs, FR
Land use plan, Les Boucholeurs Les Boucholeurs, FR
Maintenance of hydraulic structures of the storm drainage system, Les Boucholeurs Les Boucholeurs, FR
Sustainable urban drainage systems, Marbella Marbella, ES
Flood hazard mapping, Marbella Marbella, ES
Flood forecasting and early warning, Marbella Marbella, ES
Construction of flood protection walls and sluice, Cuxhaven, Lower Saxony (20th c.) Cuxhaven, Lower Saxony, DE
Construction of sluice and pumping station, Alsterfleet, Hamburg (20th c.) Alsterfleet, Hamburg, DE
Construction of sluice and pumping station, Bullenhausen, Lower Saxony (20th c.) Bullenhausen, Lower Saxony, DE
Dike construction, Cranz, Hamburg (20th c.) Cranz, Hamburg, DE
Combined measures, Schleswig-Holstein, Seestermüher Marsch (20th c.) Seestermüher Marsch, Schleswig-Holstein, DE
Flood barrier and dike, Stör, Schleswig-Holstein (20th c.) Stör,Schleswig-Holstein, DE
Flood barrier, Este, Lower Saxony (20th c.) Este, Lower Saxony, DE
Flood barrier, Schwinge (Stade), Lower Saxony (20th c.) Schwinge (Stade), Lower Saxony, DE
Redesign of flood protection system, Hamburg (20th c.) Hamburg, DE
Sluice, Gose and Dove Elbe, Hamburg (20th c.) Gose and Dove Elbe, Hamburg, DE
Climate Adaptation Plan, Greve Greve, DK
Emergency Operation Centre, Marbella Marbella, ES
Construction of storm surge/flood barrier, Lühe, Lower Saxony (20th c.) Lühe, Lower Saxony, DE
Construction of flood barrier, Freiburger Hafenpriel, Lower Saxony (20th c.) Freiburger Hafenpriel, Freiburg, Lower Saxony, DE
Construction of Seeve flood barrier, Wuhlenburg, Lower Saxony (20th c.) Wuhlenburg, Lower Saxony, DE
Construction of the Elbe weir, Geesthacht , Schleswig- Holstein (20th c.) Geesthacht, Schleswig- Holstein, DE
Continuous deepening of the tidal Elbe to 13,5m under MTnw with time, Tideelbe, Hamburg, Schleswig- ... Tideelbe, Hamburg, Schleswig- Holstein, Lower Saxony, DE
Fairway adjustment, Elbe river, Schleswig- Holstein, Lower Saxony(20th c.) Schleswig- Holstein, Hamburg, Lower Saxony, DE
Safety margins in new investment, San Diego San Diego, California, US
Flood barrier, Oste, Otterndorf, Lower Saxony (20th c.) Oste, Otterndorf, Lower Saxony, DE
Shore replenishment, Schleswig-Holstein (20th c.) Schleswig-Holstein, DE
Re-building of the Bisagno cover, Genoa Genoa, IT
Storm tide sluice, Friedrichskoog, Schleswig- Holstein (20th c.) Friedrichskoog, Schleswig- Holstein, DE
Increase capacity of sewer/drainage system, Berlin Berlin, DE
Construction of lood barrier, Ilmenau, Lower Saxony (20th c.) Ilmenau, Lower Saxony, DE
Damming by flood barrier, Wischhafener Süderelbe, Lower Saxony, (20th c.) Wischhafener Süderelbe, Lower Saxony, DE
Dike construction, Twielenfleth, Lower Saxony (20th c.) Twielenfleth, Lower Saxony, DE
Dry-proofing, New York New York, US
Hydraulic filling of islands, Tidal Elbe, (20th c.) Islands of Schweinesand, Hanskalbsand, Lühesand, Pagensand, DE
Expansion of Rhinplatte Inseln, Rhinplatte (20th c.) Rhinplatte, DE
Dike reinforcement, Land Hadeln, Lower Saxony, (20th c.) Land Hadeln, Lower Saxony, DE
Awareness raising, Les Boucholeurs Les Boucholeurs, FR
Increased capacity of sewer/drainage system, Thames, London Thames, London, GB
Green roofs, Vesterbro, Copenhagen Vesterbro, Copenhagen, DK
General plan - dike reinforcement, dike shortening and coastal protection,Marshland, Schleswig-Holstein (20th c.) Marshland, Schleswig-Holstein,DE
Afforestation, Ancient Olympia, Ileia Ancient Olympia, Ileia, GR
Combined Measures, Acharnai, Attica Acharnai, Attica, GR
Dike, Bützflether Sand, Lower Saxony (20th c.) Bützflether Sand, Lower Saxony, DE
Dwelling mound concept, Hafen City, Hamburg (21st c.) Hafen City, Hamburg, DE
Aquifer recharge, Maldives Maldives, MV
Aquifer recharge, Veurne Region Veurne Region, BE
Bypass channel, Bisagno River, Genoa Genoa, ΙΤ
Dual use of recreational and flood control measures, Ceres, California Ceres, California, US
Combined sewer overflow, Helsingborg Helsingborg, SE
Multi-functional flood defences, De Stadswerven and Westflank, Dordrecht De Stadswerven and Westflank, Dordrecht, NL
Dual reservoir function, New York New York, US
Floating houses, Maasbommel Maasbommel, NL
Flood gate, Prague Prague, CZ
Stormwater harvesting, Australia AU
Flood control dam, Kamaraki stream, Rethymno Rethymno, Crete, GR
Flood insurance, USA US
Flood hazard mapping, Manila, Ho-Chi-Minh, Bangkok Manila, Ho-Chi-Minh, Bangkok (PH,VN,TH)
Flood forecasting and Early warning, Les Boucholeurs Les Boucholeurs, FR
Vulnerability assessment of people and properties on territory, Les Boucholeurs Les Boucholeurs, FR
Green wall, London London, UK
Flood control dam, Rapentosa, Attica Rapentosa, Attica, GR
Dike relocation, Rhine river basin Rhine river basin, DE, NL
Rotterdam Water City 2035, Rotterdam Rotterdam, NL
Vulnerability Assessment, Zealand Zealand, DK
A public roof garden at the new National Archives Copenhagen, Denmark
A new dike and a coastal path South of Copenhagen, Denmark
Musicon - a skate park as flood mitigation Near Copenhagen, Denmark