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Name Location of the case study
Flood control dam, Rapentosa, Attica Rapentosa, Attica, GR
Afforestation, Ancient Olympia, Ileia Ancient Olympia, Ileia, GR
Bypass channel, Bisagno River, Genoa Genoa, ΙΤ
Re-building of the Bisagno cover, Genoa Genoa, IT
Groin, Les Boucholeurs Les Boucholeurs, FR
Beach nourishment, Les Boucholeurs Les Boucholeurs, FR
Dike, Les Boucholeurs Les Boucholeurs, FR
Conventional urban drainage systems, Marbella Marbella, ES
Detention basin, Marbella Marbella, ES
Increased capacity of sewer/drainage system, Marbella Marbella, ES
Sustainable urban drainage systems, Marbella Marbella, ES
Safety margins in new investment, River Neckar, Baden-Württemberg River Neckar, Baden-Württemberg, DE
Combined sewer overflow, Helsingborg Helsingborg, SE
Stormwater harvesting, Australia AU
Multi-functional flood defences, De Stadswerven and Westflank, Dordrecht De Stadswerven and Westflank, Dordrecht, NL
Aquifer recharge, Paso del Norte, Texas Paso del Norte, Texas, US
Aquifer recharge, Veurne Region Veurne Region, BE
Vulnerability Assessment, Zealand Zealand, DK
Vulnerability assessment, Terceira Island Terceira Island, PT
Aquifer recharge, Maldives Maldives, MV
Flood hazard mapping, Manila, Ho-Chi-Minh, Bangkok Manila, Ho-Chi-Minh, Bangkok (PH,VN,TH)
Smart Flow, Reiderland Reiderland, NL
Flood gate, Prague Prague, CZ
Dry-proofing, New York New York, US
Rotterdam Water City 2035, Rotterdam Rotterdam, NL
Floating houses, Maasbommel Maasbommel, NL
Building elevation, Hafencity, Hamburg Hafencity, Hamburg, DE
Combination of measures, Saulxures and Pulnoy, Nancy Saulxures and Pulnoy, Nancy, FR
Dual use of recreational and flood control measures, Ceres, California Ceres, California, US
Bluebelt Project, New York New York, US
Wetland restoration, Danube Delta Danube Delta, RO
Dual reservoir function, New York New York, US
Dike relocation, Rhine river basin Rhine river basin, DE, NL
Increased capacity of sewer/drainage system, Thames, London Thames, London, GB
Increase capacity of sewer/drainage system, Berlin Berlin, DE
Increased capacity of sewer/drainage system, Paris Paris, FR
Safety margins in new investment, San Diego San Diego, California, US
Detention basin, South-East England South-East England, GB
Afforestation, North Rhine-Westphalia North Rhine-Westphalia, DE
Construction of Trischendamms, Friedrichskoog, Schleswig- Holstein, (20th c.) Friedrichskoog, Schleswig- Holstein, DE
Storm tide sluice, Friedrichskoog, Schleswig- Holstein (20th c.) Friedrichskoog, 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
Construction of the Elbe weir, Geesthacht , Schleswig- Holstein (20th c.) Geesthacht, Schleswig- Holstein, DE
Fairway adjustment, Elbe river, Schleswig- Holstein, Lower Saxony(20th c.) Schleswig- Holstein, Hamburg, Lower Saxony, DE
Construction of storm surge/flood barrier, Lühe, Lower Saxony (20th c.) Lühe, Lower Saxony, DE
Sluice, Gose and Dove Elbe, Hamburg (20th c.) Gose and Dove Elbe, Hamburg, DE
Hydraulic filling of islands, Tidal Elbe, (20th c.) Islands of Schweinesand, Hanskalbsand, Lühesand, Pagensand, DE
Expansion of Rhinplatte Inseln, Rhinplatte (20th c.) Rhinplatte, DE
General plan - dike reinforcement, dike shortening and coastal protection,Marshland, Schleswig-Holstein (20th c.) Marshland, Schleswig-Holstein,DE
Shore replenishment, Schleswig-Holstein (20th c.) Schleswig-Holstein, DE
Combined measures, Schleswig-Holstein, Seestermüher Marsch (20th c.) Seestermüher Marsch, Schleswig-Holstein, DE
Dike construction, Glücksatdt Nord (20th c.) Glücksatdt Nord, DE
Flood barrier and dike, Stör, Schleswig-Holstein (20th c.) Stör,Schleswig-Holstein, DE
Hydraulic fillings: Hollerwettern-Scheelenkuhlen, Vorland Glückstadt, Fährmannssand, Hanskalbsand until Neßsand, Hetlinger Schanze, Bützflether Sand, Schwarztonnensand, Pagensand ... Elbe islands
Construction of dikes and flood barrier, Wedeler Au, Schleswig-Holstein (20th c.) Wedeler Au, Schleswig-Holstein, DE
Redesign of flood protection system, Hamburg (20th c.) Hamburg, DE
Flood barriers, Nikolaifleet and Herrengrabenfleet, Hamburg (20th c.) Nikolaifleet, Herrengrabenfleet, Hamburg, DE
Redesigned flood protection system, Hamburg Port (20th c.) Hamburg, Port, DE
Relocation of dike, Alte Süderelbe, Hamburg (20th c.) Alte Süderelbe, Hamburg, DE
Dike construction, Cranz, Hamburg (20th c.) Cranz, Hamburg, DE
Construction of flood barrier, Billwerder bay, Hamburg (20th c.) Billwerder bay, Hamburg, DE
Construction of sluice and pumping station, Alsterfleet, Hamburg (20th c.) Alsterfleet, Hamburg, DE
Construction of pumping station with sluice and two weirs, Kuckuckshorn/Wilhelmsburg, Hamburg (20th c.) Kuckuckshorn/Wilhelmsburg, Hamburg, DE
Flood protection system, St. Pauli Fischmarkt, Hamburg (20th c.) St. Pauli Fischmarkt, Hamburg, DE
Building of 60 polders in the port area (private flood protection), Hamburg (20th c.) Port Hamburg, DE
Redesign of flood protection system, Hamburg (21st c.) Hamburg, DE
Dwelling mound concept, Hafen City, Hamburg (21st c.) Hafen City, Hamburg, DE
Part backfilling and Port restructuring, Mühlenberger Loch, Hamburg (21st c.) Mühlenberger Loch, Port Hamburg, DE
Tidal Elbe concept, Spadenlander Busch, Kreetsand (21st c.) Spadenlander Busch, Kreetsand,DE
Flood barrier, Schwinge (Stade), Lower Saxony (20th c.) Schwinge (Stade), Lower Saxony, DE
Construction of flood protection walls and sluice, Cuxhaven, Lower Saxony (20th c.) Cuxhaven, Lower Saxony, DE
Construction of sluice and pumping station, Bullenhausen, Lower Saxony (20th c.) Bullenhausen, 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
Flood barrier, Oste, Otterndorf, Lower Saxony (20th c.) Oste, Otterndorf, Lower Saxony, DE
Flood barrier, Este, Lower Saxony (20th c.) Este, Lower Saxony, DE
Flood barrier, Lühe, Lower Saxony (20th c.) Lühe, Lower Saxony, DE
Adjustment of fairway, Lühe, Lower Saxony(20th c.) Lühe, Lower Saxony, DE
Adjustment of fairway, Stadersand, Lower Saxony (20th c.) Stadersand, Lower Saxony, DE
Dike, Bützflether Sand, Lower Saxony (20th c.) Bützflether Sand, Lower Saxony, DE
Construction of lood barrier, Ilmenau, Lower Saxony (20th c.) Ilmenau, Lower Saxony, DE
Construction of flood gate, pumping station and dike wall, Hoopte, Lower Saxony (20th c.) Hoopte, Lower Saxony, DE
Dike construction, Twielenfleth, Lower Saxony (20th c.) Twielenfleth, Lower Saxony, DE
Relocation of dike, Nordkehding, Lower Saxony (20th c.) Nordkehding, Lower Saxony, DE
Adjustment of fairway, Lühe and Stadersand, Lower Saxony (20th c.) Lühe and Stadersand, Lower Saxony, DE
Relocation of dikes, Krautsand and Asseler Sand, Lower Saxony (20th c.) Krautsand and Asseler Sand, Lower Saxony, DE
Damming by flood barrier, Wischhafener Süderelbe, Lower Saxony, (20th c.) Wischhafener Süderelbe, Lower Saxony, DE
Dike reinforcement, Land Hadeln, Lower Saxony, (20th c.) Land Hadeln, Lower Saxony, DE
Construction of dike, Groden (Hadeln), Lower Saxony (20th c.) Groden (Hadeln), Lower Saxony, DE
Channel adjustments, Freiburger Watt, Lower Saxony (20th c.) Freiburger Watt, Lower Saxony, DE
Dam, Hanskalbsand and Neßsand (20th c.) Hanskalbsand and Neßsand, DE
Relocation of dike, Hahnhöfer Sand, Hamburg (20th c.) Hahnhöfer Sand, Hamburg, DE
Excavations of Schwarztonnensand, Hamburg (20th c.) Schwarztonnensand, Hamburg, DE
A public roof garden at the new National Archives Copenhagen, Denmark
Musicon - a skate park as flood mitigation Near Copenhagen, Denmark