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- WIT Press 2010; US$ 256.00
One-third of the annual natural disasters and economic losses, and more than half of the associated victims are flood related. A burgeoning global population and growing wealth, particularly in the last two or three decades, have increased the risk and the demand for flood protection. These features, together with climate change predictions and urban... more...
- University of California Press 2012; US$ 29.95
Award-winning author, naturalist, and conservationist Tim Palmer presents the world of California rivers in this practical and inspiring field guide. Loaded with tips on where to hike, fish, canoe, kayak, and raft, it offers an interpretive approach that reveals geology, plant and wild life, hydrologic processes, and other natural phenomena. Palmer... more...
- BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2012; US$ 35.01
Hauptbeschreibung Die Donau war im 20. Jahrhundert mehr Grenze als Verbindung zwischen europäischen Staaten. Durch das Verschwinden von Eisernem Vorhang und Ost-West-Konflikt hat sich das geändert. Die Europäische Union versucht nun, mittels einer speziellen Donauraumstrategie den Fluss zum Bindeglied zwischen europäischen Staaten zu machen, die... more...
- WIT Press 2013; US$ 168.00
Focusing specifically on the topic of flood risk in mountainous regions, the book can be viewed as a sort of manual for EWS designers, managers, and users. It is organised into different independent sections which will appeal both to experts as well as those with an interest in the subject. Most of results can also be exported to other hazards. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 245.00
This book is a successor to and replacement for the highly respected manual and handbook on the benefits of flood and coastal risk management, produced by the Flood Hazard Research Centre at Middlesex University, UK, with support from Defra and the Environment Agency. It provides a manual of assessment techniques of flood risk management benefits,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 98.95
Like all natural hazards, flooding is a complex and inherently uncertain phenomenon. Despite advances in developing flood forecasting models and techniques, the uncertainty in forecasts remains unavoidable. This uncertainty needs to be acknowledged, and uncertainty estimation in flood forecasting provides a rational basis for risk-based criteria. This... more...
- United Nations University Press 2006; US$ 45.00
Is it really true that deforestation and the land use practices of the Himalayan farmers are to blame for the recurring and devastating monsoon floods in the plains of the Ganga and Brahmaputra? The validity of this paradigm has been increasingly questioned. This book presents new evidence resulting from a research project on floods in Bangladesh in... more...
- Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 185.00
This book is an introduction to the physical processes of cohesive sediment in the marine environment. It focuses on highly dynamic systems, such as estuaries and coastal seas. Processes on the continental shelf are also discussed and attention is given to the effects of chemistry, biology and gas. The process descriptions are based on hydrodynamic... more...