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Inland flood hazards : human, riparian, and aquatic communities

Author: Ellen E Wohl
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This 2000 volume presents a comprehensive, interdisciplinary review of issues related to inland flood hazards.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen E Wohl
ISBN: 0521624193 9780521624190
OCLC Number: 42652759
Description: xiii, 498 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 27 cm.
Contents: Inland flood hazards / Ellen E. Wohl --
Hydroclimatology of meteorologic floods / K.K. Hirschboeck, L.L. Ely, and R.A. Maddox --
Floods from natural and artificial dam failures / Daniel A. Cenderelli --
Anthropogenic impacts on flood hazards / Ellen E. Wohl --
Inundation hydrology / Leal A.K. Mertes --
Geomorphic effects of floods / Ellen E. Wohl --
Contaminant transport hazards during flooding / Jim B. Finley --
Floods, flood control, and bottomland vegetation / Jonathan M. Friedman and Gregor T. Auble --
Flooding and aquatic ecosystems / Richard S. Wydoski and Edmund J. Wick --
The effects of variable river flow on human communities / Dorothy Merritts --
Predicition and modeling of flood hydrology and hydraulics / Jorge A. Ramírez --
Flood frequency analysis and statistical estimation of flood risk / Jery R. Stedinger --
Paleoflood hydrology and the estimation of extreme floods / Victor R. Baker --
Comparison of flood management strategies / Chester C. Watson and David S. Biedenharn --
Nonstructural mitigation of flood hazards / Eve Gruntfest --
Planning for flow requirements to sustain stream biota / Clair B. Stalnaker and Edmund J. Wick --
Cultural perspectives of flooding / Melinda J. Laituri --
Urban planning for flood hazards, risk, and vulnerability / Douglas Hamilton and Alejandro Joaquin --
Floods in the 21st century / Ellen E. Wohl.
Responsibility: edited by Ellen E. Wohl.
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