Usefulness and limitations of global flood risk models

Philip J. Ward*, Brenden Jongman, Peter Salamon, Alanna Simpson, Paul Bates, Tom De Groeve, Sanne Muis, Erin Coughlan De Perez, Roberto Rudari, Mark A. Trigg, Hessel C. Winsemius

*Corresponding author for this work

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Global flood risk models were developed to identify risk hotspots in a world with increasing flood occurrence. Here we assess the ability and limitations of the current models and suggest what is needed moving forward.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)712-715
Number of pages4
JournalNature Climate Change
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 24 Jul 2015


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