Floods and Flood Management / Edition 1

Floods and Flood Management / Edition 1

by A. Saul
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Springer Netherlands


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Floods and Flood Management / Edition 1

In recent years there have been a number of catastrophic floods that have resulted in a tragic loss of life. These natural disasters highlight the need to further understand the occurrence phenomena, to improve forecasting techniques, and to develop procedures and contingency plans to minimise the flood impact.
This volume contains contributions from the 3rd International Conference on Floods and Flood Management held in Florence in November 1992. The volume is timely and provides an important overview for engineers, scientists, managers and researchers of the latest developments in technology, analysis and management.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780792320784
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 12/31/1992
Series: Fluid Mechanics and Its Applications , #15
Edition description: 1992
Pages: 551
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword. Basin Management, Planning and the Environment. Hydrologic and Hydraulic Modelling. Flood Forecasting and Warning. Risk, Hazard and Damage Assessment, Flood Defence System. Spillways, Control Structures and Conveyances.

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