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Advances in Geosciences An open-access journal for refereed proceedings and special publications

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Adv. Geosci., 44, 9-13, 2017
http://www.adv-geosci.net/44/9/2017/
doi:10.5194/adgeo-44-9-2017
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08 Feb 2017
Human-flood interactions in Rome over the past 150 years Giuliano Di Baldassarre et al.
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Throughout history, the city of Rome has experienced numerous flooding events from the Tiber river. Ancient Rome mostly developed on the hills, while the Tiber’s floodplain was mainly used for agricultural purposes. Instead, many people live nowadays in modern districts in the Tiber’s floodplain, often unaware of their exposure to potentially flooding. This research work aims to explore the dynamics of changing flood risk between these two opposite pictures of ancient and contemporary Rome.
Throughout history, the city of Rome has experienced numerous flooding events from the Tiber...
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