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Design for Flooding : Architecture, Landscape, and Urban Design for Resilience to Climate Change.

Author: Watson, Donald.; Michele Adams
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons 2010.
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Genre/Form: Electronic resource
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Watson, Donald.; Michele Adams
OCLC Number: 729030783
Description: 1 online resource (272)
Contents: Cover13; --
CONTENTS --
PREFACE AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS --
FOREWORD BY CAROL FRANKLIN, RLA, FASLA --
FOREWORD BY DANIEL E. WILLIAMS, FAIA --
INTRODUCTION --
THE CHALLENGE --
THE OPPORTUNITY --
WATER AS A FOCUS OF RESILIENT DESIGN --
OUTLINE OF THIS BOOK --
THESIS OF DESIGN FOR FLOODING --
PART I: NATURE OF WATER --
CHAPTER 1: WEATHER --
1.1 SUN AND EARTH --
1.2 THE ATMOSPHERE --
1.3 WEATHER --
CHAPTER 2: LAND AND WATER --
2.1 WATER AND CARBON CYCLES --
2.2 BIODIVERSITY AND THE LANDSCAPE --
2.3 FOLLOW THE WATER: THE OPPORTUNITY FOR WATERSHED PLANNING --
CHAPTER 3: FLOODING --
3.1 FLOODING FROM INCREASED PRECIPITATION --
3.2 FLOODING FROM SEVERE STORMS --
3.3 ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COSTS OF WATER-RELATED NATURAL DISASTERS --
PART II: DESIGN WITH WATER --
CHAPTER 4: THE NATURAL LANDSCAPE --
4.1 UNDERSTANDING THE NATURAL WATER BALANCE --
4.2 WHEN THE WATER BALANCE IS ALTERED --
4.3 SOILS AND VEGETATION --
4.4 SUBSURFACE WATER MOVEMENT --
4.5 STREAM SYSTEMS, WETLANDS, RIPARIAN ZONES, AND FLOODPLAINS --
CHAPTER 5: THE ALTERED LANDSCAPE --
5.1 WHEN THE LANDSCAPE IS ALTERED --
5.2 ALTERED STREAM SYSTEMS AND INCREASED FLOOD DAMAGE --
5.3 WHY DETENTION DOES NOT SOLVE FLOODING --
5.4 SUMMARY: THE NATURAL LANDSCAPE AS A MODEL FOR RESILIENT DESIGN --
CHAPTER 6: DESIGN FOR INLAND FLOODING --
6.1 RESILIENT DESIGN FOR INLAND FLOODING --
6.2 TOOLS FOR WATERSHED PROTECTION --
6.3 COMMUNITIES AND BUILDINGS IN FLOODPLAINS --
PART III: FLOOD-RESISTANT DESIGN --
CHAPTER 7: FLOOD DESIGN ANALYSIS --
7.1 DEFINITION OF TERMS --
7.2 FLOOD ELEVATION: BASE FLOOD AND DESIGN FLOOD --
CHAPTER 8: THE COAST --
8.1 COASTAL PROCESSES --
8.2 SHORELINE PROTECTION --
8.3 FLOOD BARRIERS AND FLOODGATES --
8.4 SUMMARY OF COASTAL PROTECTION MEASURES --
CHAPTER 9: FLOOD DESIGN PRACTICES FOR BUILDINGS --
9.1 OVERVIEW OF FLOOD DESIGN --
9.2 FLOOD DESIGN AT THE BUILDING SCALE --
PART IV: DESIGN FOR RESILIENCE --
CHAPTER 10: FLOOD-RESISTANT DESIGN FOR SITES AND COMMUNITIES --
10.1 COASTAL COMMUNITIES --
10.2 COMPREHENSIVE PLANNING FOR RESILIENT COMMUNITIES --
10.3 LOCAL ACTIONS TO BUILD COMMUNITY RESILIENCE --
CHAPTER 11: SEA LEVEL RISE --
11.1 SEA LEVEL RISE: THE ISSUES --
11.2 SEA LEVEL RISE: DESIGN RESPONSES --
CHAPTER 12: DESIGN FOR RESILIENCE --
12.1 THE WAVE OF THE FUTURE --
12.2 MODELS FOR NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL ACTION --
12.3 DESIGN RESOLUTION --
EPILOGUE --
GLOSSARY --
INDEX --
FIGURES 8211; COLOR INSERT SECTION.

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