Floods in a Changing Climate: Inundation Modelling

Floods in a Changing Climate: Inundation Modelling

by Giuliano Di Baldassarre

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ISBN-13: 9781108446754
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 01/18/2018
Series: International Hydrology Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 119
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.02(h) x (d)

About the Author

Giuliano Di Baldassarre is a Senior Lecturer at the UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education in Delft, The Netherlands, and also works as the coordinator of the EC FP7 KULTURisk project, which aims at prevention of water-related disasters through evaluation of different risk prevention measures. His teaching and research interests include: floodplain processes and inundation modeling, hydroinformatics and remote sensing data, statistical hydrology and flood management under uncertainty. Dr Di Baldassarre serves as an editor of Hydrology and Earth System Sciences and guest editor of Physics and Chemistry of the Earth and Hydrological Processes, and is also the author of more than thirty peer-reviewed journal articles and more than sixty other publications including invited book chapters and conference proceedings. His scientific papers have received more than 200 citations and his achievements have been recognized by a number of prizes, including the Outstanding Young Scientist Award from the European Geosciences Union.

Table of Contents

List of contributors; Foreword; Preface; 1. Introduction; Part I. Theory: 2. Theoretical background: steady flow Luigia Brandimarte; 3. Theoretical background: unsteady flow Ioana Popescu; Part II. Methods: 4. Data sources; 5. Model building; 6. Model evaluation; 7. Model outputs; Part III. Applications: 8. Urban flood modelling Jeffrey C. Neal, Paul D. Bates and Timothy J. Fewtrell; 9. Changes in flood propagation caused by human activities; 10. Changes of stage-discharge rating curves; 11. Evaluation of floodplain management strategies; References; Index.

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