Barcelona Field Studies Centre

Riera de Ribes Field Study Titles: Flash Flood Hazard Investigation

1. How can the flood hazard risk in the Sant Pere de Ribes area of Barcelona be assessed?

2. How have changing land uses affected the flood hazard risk in the Sant Pere de Ribes area of Barcelona?

3. How does the flood risk vary between  north and south of the Sant Pere de Ribes area of Barcelona?

4. Why does the flood risk vary between the north and south of the Sant Pere de Ribes area of Barcelona?

5. How have human factors affected the flood risk to the north of the Sant Pere de Ribes area of Barcelona?

6. How have human and physical factors affected the flood risk to the north of the Sant Pere de Ribes area of Barcelona?

7. How have human factors affected the flood risk to the south of the Sant Pere de Ribes area of Barcelona?

8. How have human and physical factors affected the flood risk to the south of the Sant Pere de Ribes area of Barcelona?

9. How could land use planning modify the flood risk in the Sant Pere de Ribes area of Barcelona?

10. Has land use planning modified the flood risk in the Sant Pere de Ribes area of Barcelona?

11. How and why does river channel shape differ along the river Begues in the Sant Pere de Ribes area of Barcelona?

12. How and why do channel and valley characteristics differ between first and fifth order streams in the Begues river basin?

13. Why is river management necessary in the Sant Pere de Ribes area of Barcelona?

14. How have river management schemes modified the flood risk in the Sant Pere de Ribes area of Barcelona?

15. How could river management schemes modify the flood risk in the Sant Pere de Ribes area of Barcelona?



Riera de Ribes flash flood hazard study