JWARP  Vol.5 No.4 A , April 2013
Cultural Heritage and Flood Need of Interdisciplinarity
Author(s) Klára Nedvědová*
ABSTRACT

This contribution discusses some results of the ongoing research focused on the protection of cultural heritage from flood danger. The research project Methodology of Protection and Rescue of Cultural Heritage against Flood takes place in the Czech Republic and is focused on specific regional problems that have been experienced during and after disastrous floods in past 15 years. However, the lessons learned have wider applicability to the issue of flood protection of cultural heritage. Here, we describe two case studies that represent important issues requiring a solution; addressing these issues was the main motivation for the whole project.


Cite this paper
K. Nedvědová, "Cultural Heritage and Flood Need of Interdisciplinarity," Journal of Water Resource and Protection, Vol. 5 No. 4, 2013, pp. 21-24. doi: 10.4236/jwarp.2013.54A004.
References
[1]   M. Drdácky, Ed., “Special Issue: Flood Impacts to Heritage Structures,” Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, Vol. 24, No. 5, 2010, pp. 430-431.

[2]   M. Drdácky, L. Binda, I. Ch. Hennen, Ch. Koepp, L. G. Lanza and R. Helmerich, Eds., “CHEF—Cultural Heritage Protection against Flooding,” ITAM AS CR, v. v. i., Prague, 2011.

 
 
Top