Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Coastal flood risk analysis for population and assets, Portugal (2017-04-21)


Activation date: 2017-04-21
Event type: Flood

Activation reason:
EMSN034 is a pre-disaster situation analyses to provide thematic information supporting planning for contingencies on vulnerable coastal areas along with a European framework directive on the assessment and management of the flood risk (2007/60/EC). Area of interest is 14 kilometres of beaches in Costa da Caparica, 10 km south of Lisbon, and the belt of land of with width of 1,5 km, along the shore line. Main earth observation data, imagery and digital elevation models, were provided by the activator ANPC (airborne) and JRC (RPAS-borne).Risk and recovery products are oriented to minimize casualties and economic impact in case of Tsunami event. Two sets of coastal flooding and storm surges hazards are developed. First based on computing values of total sea level elevation (SLE) integrating the different components that contribute to total water level during a storm: barometric setup, ...

How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2017):  Coastal flood risk analysis for population and assets, Portugal (2017-04-21). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2017-04-21
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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38.66708425° N, -9.15156537° E, 38.54428501° S, -9.28056371° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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