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The use of WEBGIS to enhance community resilience to flooding: Discovering the tangible and intangible flood culture of the city of York

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The use of WEBGIS to enhance community resilience to flooding: Discovering the tangible and intangible flood culture of the city of York. / Chitty, Gillian Shirley; Sprega, Alessandra.

2019. Paper presented at 19th General Assembly and Scientific Symposium ICOMOS , delhi, India.

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Chitty, GS & Sprega, A 2019, 'The use of WEBGIS to enhance community resilience to flooding: Discovering the tangible and intangible flood culture of the city of York', Paper presented at 19th General Assembly and Scientific Symposium ICOMOS , delhi, India, 12/11/18 - 15/11/18. < http://openarchive.icomos.org/2036/>

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Chitty, G. S., & Sprega, A. (2019). The use of WEBGIS to enhance community resilience to flooding: Discovering the tangible and intangible flood culture of the city of York. Paper presented at 19th General Assembly and Scientific Symposium ICOMOS , delhi, India. http://openarchive.icomos.org/2036/

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Chitty GS, Sprega A. The use of WEBGIS to enhance community resilience to flooding: Discovering the tangible and intangible flood culture of the city of York. 2019. Paper presented at 19th General Assembly and Scientific Symposium ICOMOS , delhi, India.

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Chitty, Gillian Shirley ; Sprega, Alessandra. / The use of WEBGIS to enhance community resilience to flooding: Discovering the tangible and intangible flood culture of the city of York. Paper presented at 19th General Assembly and Scientific Symposium ICOMOS , delhi, India.11 p.

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