Articles | Volume 25, issue 12
Research article
20 Dec 2021
Research article |  | 20 Dec 2021

Possibilistic response surfaces: incorporating fuzzy thresholds into bottom-up flood vulnerability analysis

Thibaut Lachaut and Amaury Tilmant

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Response surfaces are increasingly used to identify the hydroclimatic conditions leading to a water resources system's failure. Partitioning the surface usually requires performance thresholds that are not necessarily crisp. We propose a methodology that combines the inherent uncertainty of response surfaces with the ambiguity of performance thresholds. The proposed methodology is illustrated with a multireservoir system in Canada for which some performance thresholds are imprecise.