Applied Geomorphology for Mitigation of Natural Hazards

Applied Geomorphology for Mitigation of Natural Hazards

by M. Oya

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ISBN-13: 9789401038041
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 01/15/2014
Series: Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research , #15
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2001
Pages: 179
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword. 1. Geomorphological Survey Maps Showing Classification of Flood-Stricken Areas. 2. Geomorphological Studies in Europe. 3. Validation of a Geomorphological Survey Map. 4. Relationships Between Geomorphic Units and Flood Types of River Basins. 5. Flooding in Semi-Frigid Zones. 6. Differences in Geomorphology and Flooding Between the Left and Right Banks of Rivers Along the Median Dislocation Line. 7. Estimation of Land Collapse in Japan's Mountainous and Volcanic Regions. 8. Japan's Coastal Lakes. 9. Flood Control in Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya. 10. Determining Areas at Risk of Soil Liquefaction During an Earthquake. 11. Use of Geomorphological Land Classification Maps in Technical Assistance to Developing Countries. Appendix: Appended Tables 1-3. Appended Figure. References. Index.

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