Adaptive IWRM Responses to Cope with “What-If?” Scenarios

  • Valentina Giannini
  • Andrew Allan
  • Craig W. Hutton
  • Carlo Giupponi


In Chaps. 2 to 9, various Geoinformatic approaches have been presented, that comprise the interdisciplinary systems analysis of the natural environment and its human dimension applied in the BRAHMATWINN project. Together with the vulnerability analysis introduced in the previous chapter, they provide a comprehensive assessment of the BRAHMATWINN basins environment and a quantifying analysis of the mechanisms and impacts of climate change on the hydrological dynamics, the availability of water balance components and vulnerability. This holistic system approach will be completed in this chapter by applying Geoinformatics for adapting existing and developing new IWRM strategies within the context of socioeconomic vulnerability, institutional capacities and governance.


Local Actor Flood Risk Multi Criterion Decision Analysis Governance Framework Disaster Risk Management 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Valentina Giannini
    • 1
    • 2
  • Andrew Allan
    • 3
  • Craig W. Hutton
    • 4
  • Carlo Giupponi
    • 5
    • 1
  1. 1.Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM)VeniceItaly
  2. 2.PhD in Science and Management of Climate Change - Department of EconomicsCa’ Foscari University of VeniceVeniceItaly
  3. 3.Centre for Water Law, Policy and Science, Peters BuildingUniversity of DundeeDundeeUK
  4. 4.School of Geography and EnvironmentUniversity of SouthamptonSouthamptonUK
  5. 5.Venice Centre for Climate Studies - Department of EconomicsCa’ Foscari University of VeniceVeniceItaly

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