Science – Future of Lithuania / Mokslas – Lietuvos Ateitis, Vol 8, No 1 (2016)

Territory Planning Perspective in Flood-Prone Areas in Riga

Dace Berzina (Riga Technical University, Latvia)


The flood risk problems in Riga city due to global warming and climate change are studied based on the European experience incorporated in European and Latvian legislation. Amendment to the Protection Zone Law of Latvia is studied and compared with the likelihood of the flood risk and development possibilities in the flood risk zones. The study focuses on the case of the Vecdaugava River neighbourhood as the potential flood risk zone in Riga city.

Article in: English

Article published: 2016-04-28

Keyword(s): waterfront; flood risk; urban planning in Riga; sustainability.

DOI: 10.3846/mla.2016.863

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Science – Future of Lithuania / Mokslas – Lietuvos Ateitis ISSN 2029-2341, eISSN 2029-2252
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