Jakarta Climate Adaptation Tools (JCAT)

P.J. Ward, E.C. van Ierland, Y. Budiyono, P. Wijayanti, S. Muis, M.A. Marfai, Poerbandono, M.M. Julian, A. Fauzi

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Abstract

Historical records show that flooding per se is not a new problem in Jakarta, and that flooding has occurred throughout the city’s history. However, the impacts of flooding have increased in recent decades, as a result of changes in both physical (e.g. land subsidence and erosion) and socioeconomic (e.g. population growth and urban expansion) drivers. Moreover, the future flood problems in Jakarta may potentially be exacerbated due to climatic change. The project JCAT was set up to contribute to scientific knowledge and the development of methods and tools to assess flood risk in Jakarta. This report summarises the main findings.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationUtrecht
PublisherKnowledge for Climate
Number of pages137
ISBN (Print)9789492100078
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Publication series

NameKnowledge for Climate
PublisherKnowledge for Climate
No.139/2014

Keywords

  • climatic change
  • coastal areas
  • urban areas
  • flood control
  • indonesia

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    Ward, P. J., van Ierland, E. C., Budiyono, Y., Wijayanti, P., Muis, S., Marfai, M. A., Poerbandono, Julian, M. M., & Fauzi, A. (2014). Jakarta Climate Adaptation Tools (JCAT). (Knowledge for Climate; No. 139/2014). Knowledge for Climate. https://edepot.wur.nl/346797