River Basin Modelling for Flood Risk Mitigation

River Basin Modelling for Flood Risk Mitigation

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Flooding accounts for one-third of natural disasters worldwide and for over half the deaths which occur as a result of natural disasters. As the frequency and volume of flooding increases, as a result of climate change, there is a new urgency amongst researchers and professionals working in flood risk management. River Basin Modelling for Flood Risk Mitigation brings together thirty edited papers by leading experts who gathered for the European Uniona€™s Advanced Study Course at the University of Birmingham, UK. The scope of the course ranged from issues concerning the protection of life, to river restoration and wetland management. A variety of topics is covered in the book including climate change, hydro-informatics, hydro-meterology, river flow forecasting systems and dam-break modelling. The approach is broad, but integrated, providing an attractive and informative package that will satisfy researchers and professionals, while offering a sound introduction to students in Engineering and Geography.National - g- s Large CM Strategic - Project - Appropriate level of risk analysis Low Intermediate Detailed Increasing detail of ... An example of a risk register for a project concerned with reducing the scour around bridge piers on a river bed is anbsp;...

Title:River Basin Modelling for Flood Risk Mitigation
Author:Donald Knight, Asaad Shamseldin
Publisher:CRC Press - 2005-11-17


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