Systemic and social vulnerability to flooding

F. Atun*

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review


This chapter starts with critiques on the present flood risk management. The chapter proceeds with the current systemic and social vulnerabilities by focusing on the downstream of the River Thames.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationImproving Societal Resilience to Disasters
Subtitle of host publicationA Case Study of London’s Transportation System
Place of PublicationCham
Number of pages12
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-319-04654-9
ISBN (Print)978-3-319-04653-2
Publication statusPublished - 29 Apr 2014
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameSpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology
ISSN (Print)2191-530X
ISSN (Electronic)2191-5318


  • London
  • Social vulnerability
  • Systemic vulnerability
  • Transportation system

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