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Alluvial fan flooding

Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Alluvial Fan Flooding.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alluvial fans are gently sloping, fan-shaped landforms common at the base of mountain ranges. Floods on alluvial fans can travel at extremely high velocities. This book presents criteria for  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Alluvial Fan Flooding.
ISBN: 0309055423 9780309055420
OCLC Number: 35902273
Description: x, 172 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
Contents: 1 Front Matter; 2 Summary; 3 Introduction; 4 Flooding Processes and Environments on Alluvial Fans; 5 Indicators for Characterizing Alluvial Fans and Alluvial Fan Flooding; 6 Applying the Indicators to Example Fans; 7 Conclusions and Recommendations; 8 A Characteristics and Hazards Reported in Published and Unpublished Accounts of Alluvial Fan Flooding; 9 B Sources of Data; 10 C Biographical Sketches of Committee Members; 11 D Glossary and List of Acronyms
Responsibility: Committee on Alluvial Fan Flooding, Water Science and Technology Board, Commission on Geosciences, Environment, and Resources, National Research Council.
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