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Urban flood management

Author: C Zevenbergen
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This textbook integrates the expertise from disciplines such as hydrology, sociology, architecture, urban design, construction and water resources engineering. It is approached from an international perspective and various case studies, exercises, expert advice and literature recommendations are included.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C Zevenbergen
ISBN: 9780415559447 0415559448
OCLC Number: 526106824
Description: xvii, 322 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Setting the stage for Integrated Urban Flood Management --
Urban floods --
Urbanisation --
Climate change: key uncertainties and robust findings --
Hydrology of cities --
Urban flood-risk assessment --
Responding to flood risk --
Urban drainage systems --
Flood proofing the urban fabric --
Enhancing coping and recovery capacity --
Managing for resiliency --
Capacity building and governance --
Shelter for all.
Responsibility: Chris Zevenbergen [and others].

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