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Being within the typhoon belt, the Philippines is vulnerable to typhoons that can cause destructive floods. The Land Utilisation and Capability (LUCI) model is being applied to the Cagayan de Oro watershed to identify areas providing flood mitigation services and potential areas to target for improving flood mitigation. LUCI can complement the existing disaster risk framework by assessing land use plans under scenarios of extreme events and climate change, and the effect on flooding downstream.
Articles | Volume 373
Proc. IAHS, 373, 147–151, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/piahs-373-147-2016
Proc. IAHS, 373, 147–151, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/piahs-373-147-2016

  12 May 2016

12 May 2016

Improving predictions of the effects of extreme events, land use, and climate change on the hydrology of watersheds in the Philippines

Rubianca Benavidez et al.

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Center for Environmental Studies and Management: Formulation of an Integrated River Basin Management and Development Master Plan for Cagayan de Oro river Basin, San Juan City, Metro Manila, Philippines, 2014.
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Being within the typhoon belt, the Philippines is vulnerable to typhoons that can cause destructive floods. The Land Utilisation and Capability (LUCI) model is being applied to the Cagayan de Oro watershed to identify areas providing flood mitigation services and potential areas to target for improving flood mitigation. LUCI can complement the existing disaster risk framework by assessing land use plans under scenarios of extreme events and climate change, and the effect on flooding downstream.
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