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Defence from floods and floodplain management

Author: John Gardiner; Ö Starosolszky; Vujica M Yevjevich
Publisher: Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, ©1995.
Series: NATO ASI series., Series E,, Applied sciences ;, no. 299.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute, Budapest, Hungary, April 26--May 7, 1994

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Gardiner; Ö Starosolszky; Vujica M Yevjevich
ISBN: 0792337050 9780792337058
OCLC Number: 32894731
Description: xii, 568 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: I - Defence from Floods.- I.1 Operation of Water Resources Systems for Efficient Defense from Floods.- I.2 Developing Flood Defence as a Sustainable Hazard Alleviation Measure.- I.3 River Training and Defense from Floods.- I.4 Application of Expert Systems (ESs) in Defence from Floods and in Floodplain Management.- I.5 Protecting Levees against Pipings and Overtopping.- I.6 Planning Protective Measures against Seepage through Levees and Dikes.- I.7 The Concept of Seepage Failure of Levees and Causative Condition.- I.8 Forecasts Applications for Defences from Floods.- I.9 Flood Monitoring.- I.10 Urban Flood Control in Karst Areas: The Case of Rethymnon (Greece).- I.11 Ice and Flood.- I.12 Organization and Preparation for Flood Defence Activities in Hungary.- I.13 Providing Information on Floods A An Approach to the Derivation of the Instantaneous Unit Hydrograph of a Topologically Random Channel Network.- I.13 Providing Information on Floods B Statistical Tests of Probability Distributions for Long Flood Records.- II - Floodplain Management.- II 1 Operation of Flood-affecting Structures for Optimal Floodplain Management.- II 2 Principles of Floodplain Management.- II 3 The Role of Floodplain Management Planning in Changing Flood Impacts.- II 4 Modeling Tools for Floodplain Management.- II 5 River Channel Adjustment to Floodplain Management.- II 6 Input Detection by the Discrete Linear Cascade Model.- II.7 Planning and Management of Floodplain Rehabilitation - Using GIS Technology Tools.- II 8 United States Experience with Floodplain Management.- II 9 Missouri River Reservoir System Impact on the Great Flood of 1993.- II 10 The Mississippi River Basin: Crucible of National Flood Policies.- II 11 Defence from Floods and Floodplain Management in Middle-size Catchments.- II.12 Floodplain Protection and Management in Karst Areas.- II 13 Flood Risk Mapping and Analysis with Special Regards to Vulnerability of Protected Floodplain Basin.- III - Ecological and Social Aspects.- III 1 Economic Evaluation of Flood Insurance Programs.- III 2 Public Perception of Flood Risk and Flood Defence Policies.- III.3 Case Study: Risk-based Analysis of Flood Reduction Measures.- III.4 The Evolution of U.S. National Policies on Coastal Hazards.- III.5 Linkage between the Hydrological and Ecological Systems in the Floodplain.- III 6 Water Quality and River Management in the Netherlands.- III.7 Environmentally and Socially Sound Utilization of Floodplains; Some Austrian Experiences.- III.8 The Methods and Mechanisms of Establishing Consensus on Water Management Policy in the Netherlands.
Series Title: NATO ASI series., Series E,, Applied sciences ;, no. 299.
Responsibility: edited by John Gardiner, Ödön Starosolszky, and Vujica Yevjevich.
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