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- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 36.71
An kaum einem anderen Fluss der Vereinigten Staaten trafen natürliche und gesellschaftliche Dynamik so drastisch aufeinander wie am Ohio River. Der Fluss war als Kommunikations- und Transportachse von überragender Bedeutung für das rapide Wachstum im Ohio Valley im 19. Jahrhundert. An seinen Ufern entstanden innerhalb kürzester Zeit Handelszentren... more...
- Traugott Bautz 2005; US$ 27.54
InhaltsverzeichnisVORWORT1 EINLEITUNG1.1 Fragestellung1.2 Die Fragestellung im Kontext der Umweltgeschichte1.3 Quellenlage und offene Fragen1.4 Forschungsstand1.5 Aufbau2 DIE ÜBERSCHWEMMUNGEN VON 1868 IN IHREM KONTEXT2.1 Naturkatastrophen2.1.1 Von der "Naturgefahr" zur "Naturkatastrophe" - ein Definitionsversuch2.1.2 Katastrophenmanagement: Bewältigung... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 179.00
Flash floods typically develop in a period a few hours or less and can arise from heavy rainfall and other causes, such as dam or flood defence breaches, and ice jam breaks. The rapid development, often associated with a high debris content, can present a considerable risk to people and property. This book describes recent developments in techniques... more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 24.95
From the flood that remade the earth in the Old Testament to the 1931 China floods that killed almost four million people, from the broken levees in New Orleans to the almost yearly rising waters of rivers like the Mississippi, floods have many causes: rain, melting ice, storms, tsunamis, failures of dams and levees, acts of vengeful gods. They have... 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...
- WIT Press 2008; US$ 278.00
Flooding is a global phenomenon that each year claims around 25,000 lives worldwide. Additionally, many more people must endure the homelessness, disease and crop failures that are left in the wake of the floods. The increased frequency of flooding in the last ten years, coupled with climate change predictions and urban development, suggest that these... more...
- 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...
- WIT Press 2014; US$ 258.00
Flooding is a global phenomenon that claims numerous lives worldwide each year. Set up to promote research into this area of study, this book contains the proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Flood Recovery, Innovation and Response.This book covers topics related to flooding and its impacts on communities, property and people. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 239.00
This is the first book to provide a comprehensive summary of various topics in flood warning, forecasting and emergency response procedures. Based on up-to-date research, the book brings together many aspects of this interesting multidisciplinary topic. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 255.00
A new ?Multi-Coloured Manual' 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 builds upon a previous book known as the "multi-coloured... more...