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Flood control books

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Floods Volume 2Risk Management by Freddy (Paul-Valery University, France) Vinet Floods Volume 2Risk Management
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The management of flood risk seems to be facing a daunting paradox. Despite increasingly effective risk knowledge tools and the efforts of international institutions to place risk reduction at the top of the agenda, the cost of disasters continues to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/11/2017

Improving Flood Prediction Assimilating Uncertain Crowdsourced Data into Hydrologic and Hydraulic Models by Maurizio (UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, Delft, The Netherlands) Mazzoleni Improving Flood Prediction Assimilating Uncertain Crowdsourced Data into Hydrologic and Hydraulic Models
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On a global scale, sewage represents the main point-source of water pollution and is also the predominant source of nitrogen contamination in urban regions. The present research is focused on the study of the main challenges that need to be...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/10/2017

Vorbeugender Und Nachsorgender Objektschutz Gegen Hochwasser. Sanierungsvorschlage Fur Hauseigentumer by Iris Kammerer Vorbeugender Und Nachsorgender Objektschutz Gegen Hochwasser. Sanierungsvorschlage Fur Hauseigentumer


Format: Paperback - Released: 27/09/2017

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 (UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, Delft, The Netherlands) Mazzoleni Improving Flood Prediction Assimilating Uncertain Crowdsourced Data into Hydrologic and Hydraulic Models
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In recent years, the continued technological advances have led to the spread of low-cost sensors and devices supporting crowdsourcing as a way to obtain observations of hydrological variables in a more distributed way than the classic static physical sensors. The...
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

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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

Private Property Infiltration and Inflow Control by Water Environment Federation Private Property Infiltration and Inflow Control


Format: Paperback - Released: 09/05/2016

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

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

Provides guidance for reducing risks from safety hazards at facilities managing urban stormwater. Although it is impractical to achieve zero risk at stormwater management facilities, steps can be taken to promote public safety. This guidance provides a framework for integrating...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2014

Applied Uncertainty Analysis For Flood Risk Management by Keith J. Beven Applied Uncertainty Analysis For Flood Risk Management

Discusses flood risk management. This book addresses decision making for both short term (real-time forecasting) and long term (flood risk planning under change) situations. It is suitable for technical practitioners involved in flood risk analysis and flood warning, including hydrologists,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/03/2014

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