Flood Risk Mapping Using GIS and Multi-Criteria Analysis: A Greater Toronto Area Case Study

Given the increase in flood events in recent years, accurate flood risk assessment is an important component of flood mitigation in urban areas. This research aims to develop updated and accurate flood risk maps in the Don River Watershed within the Great Toronto Area (GTA). The risk maps use geographical information systems (GIS) and multi-criteria analysis along with the application of Analytical Hierarchy Process methods to define and quantify the optimal selection of weights for the criteria that contribute to flood risk. The flood …

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Author Daniela Rincón, Usman T. Khan and Costas Armenakis
Maintainer Munkhdulam
Last Updated June 2, 2019, 18:36 (UTC)
Created June 2, 2019, 18:36 (UTC)