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Monday, December 29, 2008

Before the Levees Break: A Plan to Save the Netherlands

Ever since the 1953 flood, the Dutch have relied on a simple but effective equation for modeling flooding risk, risk = (probability of failure) x (projected cost of damage). Now concerned about the effects of rising sea levels the newly formed Deltacommittee has released a plan to protect highly vunerable areas of the Netherlands over the next two centuries Wired

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