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Advances in Urban Flood Management

1st Edition

Edited by Richard Ashley, Stephen Garvin, Erik Pasche, Andreas Vassilopoulos, Chris Zevenbergen

CRC Press

512 pages

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pub: 2007-02-01
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One of the effects of global climate change is the increasing variability of extreme flood events and cyclones. Current measures to mitigate flood impacts, particularly in the urban environment, are based on previously-planned flood risk intervals and no longer provide sufficient protection. Being prepared for unexpected changes and extreme fl

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC009020
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / General
TEC010030
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply