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Flood control books

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Recently Published

Floods Volume 1 Risk Knowledge by Freddy (Paul-Valery University, France) Vinet Floods Volume 1 Risk Knowledge
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In the past thirty years, knowledge on flooding has greatly increased by moving away from purely hydrological and hydraulic science and opening up to other disciplines such as economics or human and geographical sciences. It is as part of this...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/09/2017

Point Cloud Data Fusion for Enhancing 2D Urban Flood Modelling by Vorawit (UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, Delft, The Netherlands) Meesuk Point Cloud Data Fusion for Enhancing 2D Urban Flood Modelling
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Modelling urban flood dynamics requires proper handling of a number of complex urban features. Although high-resolution topographic data can nowadays be obtained from aerial LiDAR surveys, such top-view LiDAR data still have difficulties to represent some key components of urban...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

Urban Flood Mitigation and Stormwater Management by James C. Y. Guo Urban Flood Mitigation and Stormwater Management

Effective urban drainage to manage stormwater and control flooding depends on good engineering, especially when an environmentally sustainable approach is being applied. This new text focuses on green methods and modelling techniques. It covers the principles of hydrology and drainage,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/05/2017

Improving Flood Prediction Assimilating Uncertain Crowdsourced Data into Hydrologic and Hydraulic Models by Maurizio Mazzoleni Improving Flood Prediction Assimilating Uncertain Crowdsourced Data into Hydrologic and Hydraulic Models

In recent years, the continued technological advances have stimulated the spread of low-cost sensors which triggered crowdsourcing as a way to obtain observations of hydrological variables in a more distributed way than the classic static physical sensors. The main advantage...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/01/2017

Design of Protection Dams Against Torrent Floods by Jean-Marc Tacnet, Simon Carladous, Guillaume Piton Design of Protection Dams Against Torrent Floods
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Design of Protection Works Against Torrent Floods explores the main features of the three leading types of protection works-torrent checkdams, sediment dams, and torrential dykes-to help readers learn how to design them. It is dedicated to technicians, engineers, and risk...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2016

Cutoff Plan How a Bold Engineering Plan Broke with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Policy & Saved the Mississippi Valley by Damon Manders Cutoff Plan How a Bold Engineering Plan Broke with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Policy & Saved the Mississippi Valley


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2016

Flood Scour for Bridges and Highways Prevention and Control of Soil Erosion by Khan Flood Scour for Bridges and Highways Prevention and Control of Soil Erosion

The first professional publication to focus on preventing and rehabilitating dangerous bridge scour-the leading cause of bridge and highway structure failure in the U.S.
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/06/2015

Flood Control Management for the City and Surroundings of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia by Mashael Bent Mohammed Al Saud Flood Control Management for the City and Surroundings of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

During the past years, Saudi Arabia has been affected by particularly severe torrential rains and floods.
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/02/2015

Coming Soon

Floods 2 Risk Management by Freddy (Paul-Valery University, France) Vinet Floods 2 Risk Management
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Floods 2: Risk Management presents the state-of-the-art of the scientific issues surrounding the problem of floods. Chapters are written by specialists, but remain accessible to the common scientist with content that is valuable to other disciplines, students and risk managers....
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2017

Other books in this genre

Unflooding Asia the Green Cities Way by Zoran Vojinovic, Jingmin Huang Unflooding Asia the Green Cities Way
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A continuing increase in disasters triggered by floods occurs almost daily even though our technological capabilities have grown rapidly and global economic growth per capita has doubled. This paradoxical situation proves that our earlier ways of thinking are inadequate and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2014

Public Safety Guidance for Urban Stormwater Facilities Task Committee on Public Safety Considerations for Urban Stormwater Management Facilities by American Society of Civil Engineers Public Safety Guidance for Urban Stormwater Facilities Task Committee on Public Safety Considerations for Urban Stormwater Management Facilities

This guidance, developed under the auspices of seven professional associations, provides a framework for integrating public safety considerations into the planning, design, operation, and maintenance of stormwater facilities.
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/09/2014

Flood Control and Drainage Engineering by S. N. Ghosh Flood Control and Drainage Engineering

Primarily written as course material on flood control and drainage engineering for advanced students of civil engineering, this new fourth edition is again thoroughly revised. It accommodates recent developments in remote sensing, information technology and GIS technology. New added material...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/02/2014

Applying the Flood Vulnerability Index as a Knowledge Base for Flood Risk Assessment UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis by Stefania-Florina Balica Applying the Flood Vulnerability Index as a Knowledge Base for Flood Risk Assessment UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

Floods are one of the most common and widely distributed natural risks to life and property worldwide. There is a need to identify the risk of flooding in flood prone areas to support decisions for flood management from high level...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/09/2012

Dam and Levee Safety and Community Resilience A Vision for Future Practice by Committee on Integrating Dam and Levee Safety and Community Resilience, Committee on Geological and Geotechnical Engineering, Boa Dam and Levee Safety and Community Resilience A Vision for Future Practice
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Appendix C: Laws, policies, and guidelines driving dam and levee safety in the United States.
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/09/2012

The Resilience Approach to Climate Adaptation Applied for Flood Risk UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis by Berry Gersonius The Resilience Approach to Climate Adaptation Applied for Flood Risk UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

The uncertainties associated with the process of making decisions for water infrastructure investments can be significant. This book provides practical experience with two different assessment methods, examining the procedures, benefits and limitations of both methods.
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/05/2012

Changes in Flood Risk in Europe by Zbigniew W. Kundzewicz Changes in Flood Risk in Europe

Floods are the most prevalent natural hazard in Europe. Has flood risk increased in the continent? How, where, and why? Are climate change impacts apparent? How do socio-economic trends and associated land-use and land-cover change impact flood risk? This book...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2012

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