Poster Presentations

A full list of posters accepted for presentation at ICFM7, grouped by topic and listed with presenting author. Information for poster presenters is available here. All posters will be considered for the Erich Plate Poster prize, to be judged my members of the ICFM7 Ad Hoc Committee. The prize is offered in recognition of the contributions of noted author and educator Erich J. Plate; consideration will be given to both technical content and visual appeal. Student posters as indicated at the time of abstract submission will be considered for a separate poster prize. Please direct queries to


Climate change impacts

51. Climate change impacts on floods in Yangtze River basin: evidence from observed changes
Dr Jian Fang, Wuhan University, China
59. Effectiveness of climate change adaptation measures: Working towards a science-evidence base
Dr Ralph Schielen, Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment-Rijkswaterstaat, Netherlands
61. Flood Damage Assessment in the Selected River Basins of Asian Developing Countries under Climate Change
Dr Badri Bhakta Shrestha, International Centre for Water Hazard and Risk Management (ICHARM), Public Works Research Institute (PWRI) Japan
84. Quantitative evaluation on the changes of the flood-season streamflow caused by climate change and human activities in Yanhe River Basin of the Loess Plateau
Dr Chuanzhe Li, China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research, China
126. Seasonal floods changes in the Upper Danube River basin
Prof Silvia Kohnova, Slovak University of Technology, Department of Land and Water Resources Management, Slovakia
291. Global projection of river flood risk considering autonomous adaptation
Dr Yukiko Hirabayashi, The University of Tokyo, Japan
312. Study on the Temporal Downscaling using Observed Minutely Rainfall Data Climate change impacts
Dr Min-Seok Kim, Urban Flood Research Institute, Republic of Korea
338. Estimating extreme dry spell risk in the Ichkeul Lake Basin (Northern Tunisia): a comparative analysis of annual maxima series with a Gumbel distribution
Dr Majid Mathlouthi, Research Laboratory in Sciences and Technology of Water at National Agronomic Institute of Tunisia
348. An integrated approach to modelling compound flooding hazard under a changing climate: the case of the Broads, UK
Mr Ulysse Pasquier, University of East Anglia, United Kingdom
365. Global flood impact modelling: linking weather with economic damages
Dr Benoit Guillod, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
367. Urban configuration and its interference on the cyclepath`s microclimate: the case of Porto Velho, Rondônia State, Brazil
Mr Luccas Canizares, Universidade Estadual de Maringá (UEM), Brazil

Community and social resilience

69. Human response to flood events: Exploring the emergence of learning dynamics
Dr Johanna Mård, Uppsala, University Sweden
78. Addressing the resilience to flood events of the Guarara subbasin in Santo André city
Ms Juliana Rodrigues, Universidade Federal do ABC, Brazil
204. How can community approaches to flood resilience add value. Slow the Flow: Calderdale – a Citizen Science approach to resilience
Mr Robin Gray, Pennine Prospects/ South Pennines Local Nature Partnership, United Kingdom
280. The prevention of the elderly against the risks of floods in Algeria (case of the Biskra region)
Mr Abderrahmane, Noui Scientific and Technical Research Center on Arid Regions – CRSTRA – Biskra, Algeria.
293. From the National to the Local Level in a Quarter of a Century – Time Lag in Swiss Flood Policy Implementation
Mrs Veronika Röthlisberger, University of Bern, Switzerland
299. An overview of warning communication systems in flood hazards and its impact on flood risk reduction
Ms Sara Alonsoi, UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, Netherlands
342. Recovery – How to incorporate this into the Multi-Layer Safety Concept
Ms Mie Thomsen, Danish Coastal Authority, Denmark
379. Street of hope: a resilient case of optimism for the future in Brazil
Prof Newton, Moura Universidade de Fortaleza Brazil

Design of defences

239. The case study Natzschung River – A necessary crossover between technical and natural flood retention?
Dr Jens Bölscher, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
253. Economical arrangement for flood management
Mr Mosbah Ben Said, Scientific and Technical Research Center on Arid Regions -CRSTRA -Biskra, Algeria
368. The impact of the flood dam height on downstream flood hazard: a combined hydrologic and hydraulic modelling approach
Mr Marco Brettschneider, AXA Global P&C, Paris, France
380. On modified Hazard and Exposure: a case study on flood Risk change after a structural intervention
Dr Susanna Naso, University of Messina, Italy

Designing for uncertainty

161. Accounting for Residual Uncertainty in flood and coastal risk management
Mr Fola Ogunyoye, Royal HaskoningDHV, United Kingdom
225. Improving the specification of resilience measures in new builds through rigorous testing
Mr Martin Dolan, Oxford Brookes University and Aquobex, United Kingdom
260. Atmosphere-catchment nexus: An attribution to compound events pertaining to floods along the Dutch coast
Mr Sonu Khanal, Futurewater, Netherlands

Economic impacts, loss of life and damage estimation

86. Consequences of breaches in canal systems on flood risk
Mr Stephan Rikkert, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
128. Assessment and Management of Bidasoa Basin Flood Risk
Ms Elena Martínez, INCLAM, S.A. Spain
153. Agent-based modelling to study the effects of shocks with a focus on indirect losses to businesses and supply chains
Ms Friederike Holz, Flood Hazard Research Centre at Middlesex University, United Kingdom
292. Economic evaluation of damages caused by the floods of 2014 in the valley of Ourika- Morocco
Abdellatif Khattabi, Ecole Nationale Forestière d’Ingénieurs, Salé, Morocco
335. Multi-risk conflicts in flood protection measures
Chiara Arrighi, University of Florence, Italy


46. Federal Policy for Flood Resilience in the United States
Dr Stephanie Bray, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, United States
89. Providing land for flood risk reduction: a comparative review of land management instruments in Austria
Mr Lukas Löschner, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria
108. Building operational resilience in flood forecasting and warning services in Australia Governance
Ms Victoria Dodds, Bureau of Meteorology, Australia
190. Needs for Autonomous Evacuation Under Climate Change
Mr Toshihiko Okamoto, Japan Institute of Country-ology and Engineering, Japan
249. Design of strategies for Integrated Flood Management to guide implementation in policy and practice
Mr Herman Van der Most, Delt, Netherlands
251. Extreme multi-basin fluvial flows and their relationship to extra-tropical cyclones
Mr Paolo De Luca, Loughborough University, United Kingdom
352. The different functions of land in the flood risk system with their relevance for risk management
Prof Jochen Schanze, Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development (IOER) and Chair of Environmental Development and Risk Management, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany

Impact on infrastructure

73. Effects of man-made terrain features in flood estimation
Mr Viktor Pavlov, United Utilities, United Kingdom
284. FIOCRUZ CAMPUS CEARÁ The challenge of the first wetland in the Brazilian semiarid
Mr Gerson Lima, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
286. Feasibility study for implantation of biovalves in the urban drainage system of Porto Velho, Rondônia State, Brazil
Mr Matheus Moura, Porto Velho City Hall, Brazil
354. An analysis of measures of recovery from extreme events
Anna Lo Jacomo, University of Bristol, United Kingdom

Insurance and building-level protection

333. Assessing the flood resilience of buildings: evolutionary approach
Ms Morgane Bigolin, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
337. Opportunities of random fields in flood modelling
Dr Mathias Raschke Fa. M. Raschke, Germany

Modelling and hydroinformatics (i)

36. Application of fuzzy set theory in difuse wave models to study uncertainties during flood routing
Ms Patricia Castro, UFC – Universidade Federal do Ceará, Brazil
40. Ensemble stage and discharge forecasting for rivers in the Netherlands
Mr Eric Sprokkereef, Rijkswaterstaat, Netherlands
41. Flood forecasting in the Netherlands for coastal areas
Mr Robert Slomp, Rijkswatestaat, Netherlands
80. Effects of intense rainfall using HEC-RAS: a case study for the Putins river basin
Ms Monara Silva Mota, Aeronautics Institute of Technology, Brazil
81. Simulation of Tsunami Inundation in City Scale Model
Mr Takuya, Miyashita CTI Japan
85. Variations of Bankfull Discharge in Lower Reaches of Yellow River Channel and its Influence Upon Flood Control
Mr Chen Jianguo, China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research, China
112. Towards a decision-support system for debris-flow hazard management at the basin scale: The WEEZARD system
Ms Nadia Zorzi University of Trento, Italy
141. Reproducing the June 2007 Hull floods using radar rainfall
Mr Laurent Courty, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico
155. Experimental Investigation on a Compound Channel having Diverging Floodplains
Mr Bhabani Shankar Das National Institute of Technology Rourkela Odisha, India
163. The effect of prediction the flood zone with Using a mathematical model (Mike Flood) on river flood management in Dez and Karun rivers
Mr Seyed Ebrahim Hosseini Khouzestan, Water and Power Authority, Islamic Republic of Iran
170. Flood hazard assessment using different algorithm in Dar Es Salaam
Mr Hadi Mohammadzadeh Khani UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, Netherlands
179. Ice Jams Predicting Based on Neural Networks Model in Heilongjiang River
Prof Tao Wang, China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research, China
196. Application of dual frequency ground penetrating radar for ice jam flood prevention
Mr Hui Fu, China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research, China
198. Time Step Restriction in Distributed Runoff Routing
Prof Kwan Tun Lee, Dept. of River & Harbour Engrg., National Taiwan Ocean Univ. Taiwan

Modelling and hydroinformatics (ii)

202. Flow Estimation Approaches for Compound Meandering Channels
Mr Arpan Pradhan, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, India
210. Predicting geomorphically-induced flood risk for the Nepalese Terai communities
Dr Maggie Creed, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
217. Analysis on SWMM Applicability in Rural Watershed Basin
Mr Ho-Young Kang, Urban Flood Research Institute, Republic of Korea
233. MERIT DEM: “Multi-Error-Removed Improved-Terrain DEM” for Global Flood Modelling
Dr Dai Yamazaki, JAMSTEC, Japan
234. A Decision Support System to improve the hydraulic management of a reclamation territory
Dr Gianni Tebaldi, Consorzio di Bonifica Pianura di Ferrara, Italy
261. Socio-hydrological flood models
Ms Marlies Barendrecht Vienna University of Technology, Austria
290. A study on Hydrological Effect of Typhoons in the Gamcheon Basin
Mr Ji-Hyeok Choi Urban Flood Research Institute, Republic of Korea
300. Establishing and simulation the urban storm flood model of Zhengzhou City based on SWMM
Prof C.H. Hu Zhengzhou University, China
309. Uncertainty management in flood alerting: closing the gap between flood wave forecasting and damage prediction
Prof Fabio Castelli University of Florence, Italy
322. Quantifying sensitivity and uncertainty in a global flood model
Mr Cain Moylan, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
329. Methods for risk analysis of extremely large flash flood disaster based on hydrodynamic processes
Prof Kejun Yang, Sichuan University, China
357. Flood frequency analysis using converging Flood-Duration-Frequency (Q-D-F) model APPLICATION TO WADI ABIODH, BISKRA (ALGERIA)
Mr Hachemi Ali, Scientific and Technical Research Center on Arid Regions -CRSTRA -Biskra, Algeria.
360. Flood inundation modelling in data sparse deltas – The case of the Mekong Delta
Mr Laurence Hawker, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
364. Dam Break Hydrodynamic Modeling Experience, Using Two-Dimensional Software
Oswaldo Rodriguez, Universidad Centroccidental “Lisandro Alvarado”, Venezuela
371. Simulation of a drainage network segment in Maringá, Paraná, through the use of SWMM
Dr Cristhiane Okawa, State University of Maringá, Brazil

Rainfall forecasting

83. A coupled atmospheric-hydrologic modeling system for flood forecasting with real-time data assimilation
Dr Jia Liu, China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research, China
282. Comparative Methods of Estimate of the Storm Water Flow in Absence of Gauging in Flood-risk Area in the Mitidja, North Algeria
Prof Bénina Touaibia, Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Hydraulique. Blida, France

Risk mapping

94.Mapping flash flood risk areas using remote sensing and hydrological studies in Caçapava do Sul City
Ms Juliana Rodrigues, Universidade Federal do ABC, Brazil
229. Floods Risks in Saharan Regions – Case of Bechar City
Mr Mohammed Amin Hafanoui, Scientific and Technical Research Center on Arid Regions -CRSTRA -Biskra, Algeria

Sustainable approaches to flood risk management – “Blue-Green” or “Sponge” Cities

377. The Implementation of Sustainable Flood Risk Management
Mrs Nurul Mohd, De Montfort University, United Kingdom

Urban flood risk management

21. Flood Risk Management for Disaster Risk Reduction in High Altitude Region of Mountain Ecosystem: Alaknanda River Basin, Uttarakhand, India
Mr Abhay Shankar Prasad, Department of Geography, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, India
72. Scientific Knowledge Based Decision Making for Disaster Reduction: How was the problem of informal settlers resolved?
Dr Mikio Ishiwatari, Japan International Cooperation Agency, Japan
133. Valuing Systemic Resilience in Urban Flood Risk Management
Dr David Dawson University of Leeds, United Kingdom
167. Urban flooding and Rainfall in the Santo André City
Bianca Ferreira Neves, UFABC Brazil
224. Instruments to face floods in Europe : the age of alignment ?
Dr Mathilde Gralepois University of Tours, France
244. Flood management and flood impact mitigation in the Coastal Megacities of India: Challenges under a Changing Climate
Dr Shadananan Nair, Nansen Environmental Research Centre, India
257. Economic evaluation of potential adaptation strategies against sea level rise in Los Angeles County
Mr Lars de Ruig, VU University Amsterdam – Institute for Environmental Studies, Netherlands
297. Formative Scenario Analysis for the definition of consistent system scenarios to evaluate the effectiveness of non-structural measures in flood risk management
Dr Susanna Naso, University of Messina, Italy
349. Comprehensive Methodology to Assess Flood Risk of Life Casualties and Its Validation to Typhoon Morakot Event
Prof Tsang-Jung Chang, Hydrotech Research Institute/ National Taiwan University, Taiwan
372. Solid Waster and the Problem of Urban Floods
Dr Cristhiane Okawa, State University of Maringá, Brazil
405. Numerical Simulation and Risk Analysis of Urban Dam-break Flood Based on MIKE FLOOD
Weiqi Wang, South China University of Technology, China
406. The Effect of Deep Tunnel and LID on Urban Stormwater Management in Guangzhou of China
Jiajun Zeng, South China University of Technology, China

Vulnerability assessment

27. Research of Flood-risk Environmental Index: Case Study of Eight Townships in Changhua County, Taiwan
Dr Szu-Hsien, Peng Chienkuo Technology University, Taiwan
344. Composite risk maps as assessment and communication tools to identify needs and priorities for reducing the impact of climate hazards in Papua New Guinea
Ms Edith Maroy, Antea Group, Belgium