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Sedimentation and Sustainable Use of Reservoirs and River Systems / Sédimentation et Utilisation Durable des Réservoirs et Systèmes Fluviaux

Sedimentation and Sustainable Use of Reservoirs and River Systems / Sédimentation et Utilisation Durable des Réservoirs et Systèmes Fluviaux

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Cigb Icold
February 07, 2023

ICOLD Bulletin 147 discusses the upstream and downstream fluvial morphological impacts of reservoir sedimentation and possible mitigation measures. The current state of and possible future sediment deposition in reservoirs have been investigated globally with the aid of the ICOLD Register on Dams. ...

Environmental Fluid Mechanics - Méchanique des Fluides Environnementaux

Environmental Fluid Mechanics - Méchanique des Fluides Environnementaux

1st Edition

Edited By CIGB ICOLD
October 27, 2022

Dams are planned, constructed, and operated to meet human needs - generation of energy, irrigated agricultural production, flood control, public and industrial supply, supply of drinking water, and various other purposes. Dams impound water in reservoirs during times of high flood that can be used ...

Dam Surveillance – Lessons Learnt From Case Histories / Surveillance des Barrages – Leçons Tirées d’Études de cas Bulletin 180

Dam Surveillance – Lessons Learnt From Case Histories / Surveillance des Barrages – Leçons Tirées d’Études de cas: Bulletin 180

1st Edition

Edited By ICOLD CIGB
September 01, 2022

ICOLD Bulletin 180 presents the vast experience gained over the past 6 decades by the dam engineering community in the field of dam surveillance by means of 80 case histories. The documented case histories endeavour to cover the practical experiences related with one or several of the following ...

Dams and Water Transfers – An Overview / Barrages et Transferts d’Eau - Aperçu

Dams and Water Transfers – An Overview / Barrages et Transferts d’Eau - Aperçu

1st Edition

By Cigb Icold
November 04, 2021

The present Bulletin presents a complete response from the ‘Technical Committee of ICOLD on Dams and Water Transfer (CDWT)’ to the Terms of Reference. It starts with related global information, brings out related efforts made in countries with completely differing climate, economy, population ...

Position Paper Dam Safety and Earthquakes

Position Paper Dam Safety and Earthquakes

1st Edition

Edited By CIGB ICOLD
June 28, 2021

Earthquakes have always been a significant aspect of the design and safety of dams. This position paper deals with the seismic safety of large dams, based on experiences with large earthquakes in Japan (Tohoku earthquake, 2011, Richter magnitude 9.0), in China (Wenchuan earthquake, 2008, Richter ...

Dam Safety Management / Gestion de la Sécurité des Barrages Pre operational phases of the dam life cycle / Phases de conception, construction et mise en service

Dam Safety Management / Gestion de la Sécurité des Barrages: Pre operational phases of the dam life cycle / Phases de conception, construction et mise en service

1st Edition

By Cigb Icold
June 10, 2021

Dam Safety Management is a major concern during the entire lifetime cycle of a dam scheme. This is particularly true for the operational phase of the scheme that represents by far the longest period in its lifetime cycle. Bulletin 154 presented a general approach and concepts to be applied to dam ...

Dams for Hydroelectric Energy Barrages pour l’Énergie Hydroélectrique

Dams for Hydroelectric Energy Barrages pour l’Énergie Hydroélectrique

1st Edition

Edited By CIGB ICOLD
December 16, 2020

The Bulletin is intended as a general document aimed at a wide technical audience involved with or affected by hydropower. Basic background data and some statistics are presented, with specific reference to hydro-electricity production, hydropower dams, hydropower plants, in operation or under ...

ICOLD Dam Decommissioning - Guidelines

ICOLD Dam Decommissioning - Guidelines

1st Edition

Edited By CIGB ICOLD
October 11, 2018

Dam decommissioning or dam removal has been increasingly common since the past decade. The reason for considering dam removal may have to do with the safety of dams, high repair costs, high operating and maintenance costs, or effects on fish passage and water quality. However, the decision to ...

Dam Surveillance Guide

Dam Surveillance Guide

1st Edition

Edited By CIGB ICOLD
August 09, 2018

Dams are part of human achievements that induce great benefits for society but also bear a potential risk to people, property and the natural environment. The risk of a dam rupture is extremely low and diffi cult to quantify accurately. The aim of ‘Dam surveillance’ (ICOLD Bulletin 158), is to help...

Flood Evaluation and Dam Safety

Flood Evaluation and Dam Safety

1st Edition

Edited By CIGB ICOLD
August 09, 2018

Hydrology and dams are two fields that are obviously closely related. Four bulletins have so far been published by the Committee: Selection of Design Flood – Current methods, Dams and Floods – Guidelines and cases histories, Role of Dams in Flood Mitigation – A review and Integrated Flood ...

Market Criminology State-Corporate Crime in the Petroleum Extraction Industry

Market Criminology: State-Corporate Crime in the Petroleum Extraction Industry

1st Edition

By Ifeanyi Ezeonu
March 28, 2018

Building on original research into the petroleum industry and on the theory of crimes of globalization, this book introduces the concept of Market Criminology: the criminology of preventable market-generated harms and the criminogenic effects of market rationality in variegated forms of capitalism....

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