Risk perception – issues for flood management in Europe

@inproceedings{Bradford2012RiskP,
  title={Risk perception – issues for flood management in Europe},
  author={Robert A Bradford and John J. O’Sullivan and I. M. van der Craats and J{\"o}rg Krywkow and P. Rotko and Jussi Aaltonen and Marino Bonaiuto and Stefano De Dominicis and Kerry Ann Waylen and K. Schelfaut},
  year={2012}
}
Public perception of flood risk and flood risk information is often overlooked when developing flood risk management plans. As scientists and the public at large perceive risk in very different ways, flood risk management strategies are known to have failed in the past due to this disconnect between authorities and the public. This paper uses a novel approach in exploring the role of public perception in developing flood risk communication strategies in Europe. Results are presented of… CONTINUE READING

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