Optimal timing, cost benefit analysis and adaptation strategies

E.C. van Ierland, H.P. Weikard, T.D. van der Pol

Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterProfessional


Maximum expected water levels are crucial to determine dike heights. Predictions about maximum expected streamflows and sea level rise, however, are highly uncertain. We explore the impact of the resolution of uncertainty on dike investment and total costs.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2012


  • flood control
  • water storage
  • cost benefit analysis
  • models

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