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Flood Analysis in Nassau County, Florida

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2021
Summary:
Flooding is a major threat to coastal and inland communities in the state of Florida. There are a variety of reasons for the increasing risk of flooding, such as hurricanes, torrential downpours, sea level rise, and storm surge/tides. This paper will focus on Nassau County, the most northeastern county in the state. While the area is affected by most of the aforementioned flood become more prominent over the years and will continue to impact the safety and well-being of coastal communities. In this context, planning for the future entails conducting multi-hazard analysis of risks posed by current and future storm events. This study undertakes a comprehensive analysis of flood risks in Nassau County, Florida, and examines current and future zoning and land use plans and buildings codes to provide science-based recommendations for addressing these risks.
Title: Flood Analysis in Nassau County, Florida.
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Name(s): Hewett, Michelle, author
Mitsova, Diana, Thesis advisor
Florida Atlantic University, Degree grantor
Department of Urban and Regional Planning
Department of Urban and Regional Planning
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Electronic Thesis Or Dissertation
Date Created: 2021
Date Issued: 2021
Publisher: Florida Atlantic University
Place of Publication: Boca Raton, Fla.
Physical Form: application/pdf
Extent: 75 p.
Language(s): English
Summary: Flooding is a major threat to coastal and inland communities in the state of Florida. There are a variety of reasons for the increasing risk of flooding, such as hurricanes, torrential downpours, sea level rise, and storm surge/tides. This paper will focus on Nassau County, the most northeastern county in the state. While the area is affected by most of the aforementioned flood become more prominent over the years and will continue to impact the safety and well-being of coastal communities. In this context, planning for the future entails conducting multi-hazard analysis of risks posed by current and future storm events. This study undertakes a comprehensive analysis of flood risks in Nassau County, Florida, and examines current and future zoning and land use plans and buildings codes to provide science-based recommendations for addressing these risks.
Identifier: FA00013700 (IID)
Degree granted: Thesis (MURP)--Florida Atlantic University, 2021.
Collection: FAU Electronic Theses and Dissertations Collection
Note(s): Includes bibliography.
Subject(s): Floods--Risk assessment
Nassau County (Fla.)
Floods
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