Dynamic Adaptation of Urban Water Infrastructure for Sustainable City Development in an Alpine Environment (DynAlp)


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Funding period: 07/2012 – 06/2015


With the challenges posed by climate change, a point has been reached, where adaptation of urban water infrastructure and management is paramount for sustainable future development of urban areas. In the project, DynAlp, the potential impact of climate change and city development on urban water infrastructure (and its development/adaptation) is analysed. The aim of this project is to develop and apply a strategic planning tool for integrated consideration of climate change and city development in view of planning urban water infrastructure. The outcome will be a comprehensive climate change impact and adaptiveness assessment. The evaluation of adaptation strategies and its visualization enables the preparation of commented vulnerability and risk maps as a decision support system for planning, adaptation and mitigation strategies.

Wasserinfrastruktur Innsbruck

Further information: www.dynalp.com


Publications & presentations

  • Kleidorfer, Manfred; Mikovits, Christian; Jasper-Tönnies, Alrun; Huttenlau, Matthias; Einfalt, Thomas; Rauch, Wolfgang: Impact of a Change enviroment on Drainage System performance.
    In: Proceedings of CCWI, Perugia, 03.09.2013.
  • Mikovits, Christian; Rauch, Wolfgang; Kleidorfer, Manfred: Dynamics in urban development, population growth and their influences on urban water infrastructure.
    In: Proceedings od CCWI, Perugia, 03.09.2013.
  • Mikovits, Christian; Jasper-Toennies, Alrun; Huttenlau, Matthias; Einfalt, Thomas; Rauch, Wolfgang; Kleidorfer, Manfred (2013): Dynamic adaptation of urban water infrastructure in response to a changing environment.
    In: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference NOVATECH 2013. June 23-25 2013, Lyon, France. Villeurbanne: GRAIE
  • Kleidorfer, M.; Mikovits, Ch.; Jasper-Toennies, A.; Huttenlau, M.; Einfalt, T.; Rauch, W. (2013): Dynamic adaptation of urban water infrastructure in response to a changing environment.
    In: 14. Österreichischer Klimatag "Klimawandel, Auswirkungen und Anpassungen sowie Vermeidung". Tagungsband. 4. und 5. April 2013, Wien. Wien: Universität für Bodenkultur (BOKU), S. 100 - 101.
  • Urich, Christian; Sitzenfrei, Robert; Kleidorfer, Manfred; Rauch, Wolfgang (2013): Klimawandel und Urbanisierung - wie soll die Wasserinfrastruktur angepasst werden?
    In: Österreichische Wasser- und Abfallwirtschaft 65/3-4, S. 82 - 88. (DOI)
  • Mikovits, Christian; Tscheikner-Gratl, Franz; Rauch, Wolfgang; Kleidorfer, Manfred (2013): Integrierte Betrachtung von Anpassungsmaßnahmen und Rehabilitierung.
    In: Sanierung und Anpassung von Entwässerungsmaßnahmen - Alternde Infrastruktur, Landnutzungsänderungen und Klimawandel. Österreichischer Wasser- und Abfallwirtschaftsverband



University Innsbruck
Dr. Manfred Kleidorfer
Technikerstrasse 13
6020 Innsbruck

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