Delft University of Technology The Netherlands The contribution of the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences to Worldwide Flood Risk Reduction Dr. Ir. P.H.A.J.M. van Gelder Associate Professor of Probabilistic Design and Secretary General of ESRA
The contribution of the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences to Worldwide Flood Risk Reduction
Drs. W.M. van der Toorn
Main approach: to study natural hazards from a Risk Management point of view
Review of existing university networks and consortia in the field of flood risks at TU Delft
International networks and contacts; a selection
FLOODSITE covers the physical, environmental, ecological and socio-
economic aspects of floods from rivers, estuaries and the sea.
The SAFERELNET Thematic Network is concerned with providing safe
and cost effective solutions to industrial products, systems, facilities
The results of PROVERBS represent the pinnacle of research
achievements in Europe and are aimed at owners, designers and
constructors of caisson breakwaters.
ESRA is a non-profit international association for the advance and
application of safety and reliability technology in all areas of human
endeavour.; an "umbrella" organisation with members among national
professional societies, industrial organisations and higher education
institutions; common interest is safety and reliability.