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Title: Public perception of rivers and flood defence (345/2/T) : flooding and flood defences in York
Author: S.M. Tapsell
Author: S.M. Tunstall
Author: M. Fordham
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: EA additional title info: R&D Project Record 345/2/T
Abstract:
The project extended over two years and covered both qualitative and quantitative research methods. The study was also the first attempt at a post project appraisal on the public perception of four of the York schemes. Differences in attitudes and perceptions were observed regarding flood experience, flood risk and satisfaction with schemes between respondents in the York and Thames Regions. Results indicate that the perception of the level of flood risk among York respondents has been reduced since the flood defences have been completed and that York respondents see the likelihood of future flooding lower (in some cases considerably lower) than respondents in some of the Thames Region studies, who remained unconvinced of a flood risk in their areas.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1993
Publication Place: Bristol
Subject Keywords: Flood controlPublic consultationResearch projectsFlooding
Geographic Keywords: Yorkshire
Extent: n.p. [44]
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:2220
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