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Contains terms and definitions used in the reference book, the project and the structure of the Ontology.


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Indicators

Accepted or derived parameter which can be measured directly or determined from separate measurements, and which indicates trends in a particular referent.

Infiltration

The unintended ingress of ground water into a drainage system (also termed parasitary flow in some countries).

Inflow

"Flow which enters the sewer; this can be generated by rainfall or an industrial discharge or other particular connection."

Information

That which resolves uncertainty, or explicatory meaning of data

Initial conditions

Initial (or starting) values for a system under consideration.

Integrated urban flood risk management

Coordination and integration (or a sum/collection) of tools, approaches, methods and resources into the practices for the purpose of maximising benefits (or minimising flood risk) and minimising costs.

Interdisciplinary

The one that uses the epistemologies/methods of one discipline within another.

Inundation

The covering of a land surface by water from a drainage system whose capacity is insufficient to convey the flow.

K

Knowledge

Justified true belief.

Knowledgebase of measures

A comprehensive repository of the resilience measures and strategies (similar to a database) but also including the metadata or rules which describe the applicability of the measures for strategies for the holistic risk governance.


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