IAHS Scientific Assembly 2017
10–14 July 2017
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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Oral programme W7

W7

Extreme events: links between science and practice
Convener: Ennio FERRARI 
Co-Conveners: David Hannah , Maria-Carmen Llasat , Enrica Caporali , Radu Drobot , Yves Tramblay , Elena Volpi , Abou Amani , Anil Mishra 
Session details
Oral programme
 / Tue, 11 Jul, 08:30–17:10 / Room Woodrooms
Poster programme
 / Attendance Tue, 11 Jul, 15:50–17:30 / Room B2
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Tuesday, 11 Jul 2017
Room: Woodrooms
Chairperson: Ennio Ferrari
08:30–08:40
Introduction to the session

Analysis of impacts of climate and land-use change on extreme events

08:40–09:00
IAHS2017-283
Limits to apply new scientific tools for flood design in practice
Andreas Schumann and Svenja Fischer
09:00–09:20
IAHS2017-91
Hydrological response and impact pathways of the 2015/16 El Niño in eastern and southern Africa
Christian Siderius, Kate Gannon, Mukelabai Ndiyoi, Alfred Opere, Nnyaladzi Batisani, Daniel Olago, Joanna Pardoe, and Declan Conway
09:20–09:40
IAHS2017-100
Climate change impacts on extreme rainfalls, discharges and floods in Mediterranean mesoscale catchments
Antoine Colmet-Daage, Emilia Sanchez-Gomez, Sophie Ricci, Cécile Llovel, Valérie Borrell-Estupina, and Eric Servat
09:40–10:00
IAHS2017-140
Modeling monetary damages due to floods and the impact of hydrologic uncertainty
Lucy Marshall, Syed Abu Shoaib, and Ashish Sharma
Coffee/tea break
Chairperson: Abou Amani
Integrated approaches for coping with water-related risks

10:40–11:00
IAHS2017-330
RAMSES: a multiscale system for railway hazard mitigation. First results and perspectives.
Salvatore Gabriele, Sante Laviola, Baldini Luca, Chiaravalloti Francesco, Stefano Federico, Marceollo M. Miglietta, Lisa Milani, Antonio Procopio, Rago Valeria, Nicoletta Roberto, Alessandro Tiesi, Mario Agostino, Raffale Niccoli, Sergio Stassi, and Giulio Iovine
11:00–11:20
IAHS2017-354
How sustainable is reactive gravel management following floods? New data from the UK Cumbria Floods of 2015 suggests not.
George Heritage, Neil Entwistle, and David Milan
11:20–11:40 IAHS2017-365
Closing the gap between flood wave forecasting and damage prediction in support to decision. (withdrawn)
Fabio Castelli, Giulia Ercolani, and Chiara Arrighi
11:40–12:00
IAHS2017-71
Optimal investment and location decisions of a firm in a flood risk area using Impulse Control Theory
Johanna Grames, Dieter Grass, Peter Kort, and Alexia Prskawetz
12:00–12:20
IAHS2017-152
An integrated system for monitoring and early warning of rainfall-triggered landslides
Pasquale Versace, Giovanna Capparelli, Davide Luciano De Luca, and Ennio Ferrari
Lunch break
Chairperson: Elena Volpi
Advances in statistical and stochastic analysis of extreme events

13:40–14:00
IAHS2017-61
Causes and consequences of catastrophic torrential floods in West Serbia in May 2014- a case study of Krupanj municipality
Ratko Ristic, Stanimir Kostadinov, Vukasin Milcanovic, Boris Radic, Sinisa Polovina, Ivan Malusevic, and Miodrag Trifunovic
14:00–14:20
IAHS2017-86
Design of drainage systems for extreme rainfalls using a CDS - IUH approach
Dan Rosbjerg and Henrik Madsen
14:20–14:40
IAHS2017-335
Flood frequency estimation by national-scale continuous hydrological simulations: an application in Great Britain.
Giuseppe Formetta, Lisa Stewart, Vicky Bell, and Nick Reynard
14:40–15:00 IAHS2017-338
Investigation of the flood safety in the Savinja River catchment in Slovenia, Europe (withdrawn)
Nejc Bezak, Mojca Šraj, Mitja Brilly, and Andrej Vidmar
15:00–15:20
IAHS2017-221
Estimation of rainfall area-intensity-duration-frequency curves from weather radar data
Uwe Haberlandt and Christian Berndt
Coffee/tea break
Chairperson: Enrica Caporali
Knowledge building strategies for improving local resilience

15:50–16:10 IAHS2017-212
Urban flash floods modelling in Mzuzu City, Malawi (withdrawn)
Chikumbutso Liwonde and Webster Gumindoga
16:10–16:30
IAHS2017-231
Developing local level resilience through experimental knowledge building: an interdisciplinary approach to coping with drought in rural Southern Africa
Eugine Makaya, Melanie Rohse, Sally Rangecroft, Anne Van Loon, Rosie Day, Stephen Birkinshaw, Coleen Vogel, Lyla Mehta, and Lindsey McEwen
16:30–16:50
IAHS2017-258
Assessing the current capacity of water institutions in rural Rumphi to deal with floods and drought
Esther Nia Gondwe, Miriam Joshua, and Cosmo Ngongondo
16:50–17:10
Final discussion