Evaluating Flood Resilience Strategies for Coastal Megacities

Jeroen C. J. H. Aerts, W. J. Wouter Botzen, Kerry Emanuel, Ning Lin, Hans de Moel, Erwann O. Michel-Kerjan

Feb. 15, 2017

This document analyzes the risk posed to “megacities” by floods and analyzes different strategies to mitigate their impacts. It evaluates the potential effectiveness of these solutions while projecting for changing sea levels, and the transferability of such solutions to other coastal cities.

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