Hazard Risk Maps for the Province of Burgenland, Austria

Assignment location

Austria, Europe


Government of Burgenland, Austria

Preparation of hazard risk maps for four rivers in line with RIWA-T (Technische Richtlinien für die Bundeswasserbauverwaltung) as well as relevant guidelines for hazard risk mapping:

  • Measurement of the project area (airborne laser scan)
  • Creation of a homogeneous digital terrain model
  • Set-up of a 2D hydraulic model (SMS / Hydro_AS-2D)
  • Calculation of relevant outflows HQ30, HQ100 and HQ300
  • Elaboration of water levels, water depths, flow velocities, sole shear stresses
  • Designation of risk zones

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