6 edition of Inland Flood Hazards found in the catalog.
January 15, 2000
by Cambridge University Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||498|
Battling the Inland Sea book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In its natural condition the Sacramento Valley was a flood-r /5. The book should prove valuable in gaining an insight of natural hazards and their geomorphic relations, which is imperative for prudent environmental planning in coping with disasters. Show less The theme of this proceedings volume is the latest research on geomorphic characteristics and processes associated with natural hazards.
Flood risk is ubiquitous. In any given week, a storm with the potential to produce flooding is occurring somewhere in the United States. The transfer of flood risk from the National Flood. The Flood Hazard Area is the land, and the space above that land, which lies below the flood hazard area design flood elevation. The flood hazard area design flood elevation is a flood equal to the year flood plus an additional amount of water in fluvial areas to account for possible future increases in flows due to development or other factors.
Inland Flood Hazards: Human, Riparian and Aquatic Communities: Wohl, Ellen E. (ed.), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge and New York, , xiv and . The book draws a comprehensive picture of all these aspects and their interrelations. It furthermore provides a lot of detail on earth observation, flood hazard modelling, climate change, flood forecasting, modelling vulnerability, mitigation measures and the various dimensions of management strategies.
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The volume is unique in that it addresses how the nonoccurrence of floods, in association with flow regulation and other human manipulation of river systems, may create hazards for aquatic and riparian communities. This book will be a valuable resource for all professionals concerned with Author: Ellen E.
Wohl. A comprehensive, interdisciplinary review of issues related to inland flood hazards, this important work addresses physical controls on flooding, flood processes and effects, and responses to flooding, from the perspectives of human, aquatic, and Inland Flood Hazards book communities.
The contributors, recognized experts in their fields, draw on examples and case studies of inland Inland Flood Hazards book hazards from around the. This edited volume was originally published in and presents a comprehensive, interdisciplinary review of issues related to inland flood hazards.
It addresses physical controls on flooding, flood processes and effects, and responses to flooding, from the Price Range: £ - £ This book will be a valuable resource for everyone associated with inland flood hazards: professionals in government and industry, and researchers and graduate students in civil engineering, geography, geology, hydrology, hydraulics, and ecology.
Product Identifiers. Publisher. A comprehensive, interdisciplinary review of issues related to inland flood hazards, this important work addresses physical controls on flooding, flood processes and effects, and responses to flooding, from the perspectives of human, aquatic, and riparian communities.
The contributors, recognized Price: $ .W Abstract A comprehensive, interdisciplinary review of issues related to inland flood hazards, this important work addresses physical controls on flooding, flood processes and effects, and responses to flooding, from the perspectives of human, aquatic, and riparian communities.
Unfortunately, the inland flood threat is often under emphasized during a tropical event. Typically, greater rainfall amounts and flooding are associated with tropical cyclones that have a slow forward speed or stall over an area. Any remnants of a tropical system can cause flooding if conditions are right.
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. Get this from a library. Inland flood hazards: human, riparian, and aquatic communities. [Ellen E Wohl;] -- This edited volume was originally published in and presents a comprehensive, interdisciplinary review of issues related to inland flood hazards.
It addresses physical controls on flooding, flood. Many different methods of ecological restoration can contribute to mitigating flood hazards, but so far, this has rarely been the major aim of restoration.
For example, % of the cases presented by the River Restoration Centre (RRC ) mention flood mitigation as one of the aims, but only % has flood mitigation mentioned as the single by: 4.
The Ready Business Program for Inland Flooding allows users to take action to protect employees, protect customers, and help ensure business continuity due to. Further inland from the coast, increases in heavy precipitation have also increased the likelihood of inland flooding.2 The heaviest rainfall events have become heavier and more frequent, and sincethe amount of rain falling in very heavy precipitation events has been significantly above average.2 On average, the annual cost of damage from inland floods is higher than any other severe.
The primary hazards are the effects of floods due to direct contact with the flood waters. With higher velocities, streams are able to transport larger particles as suspended load. These large particles can include not only rocks and sediment, but, during a flood, could include such large objects as automobiles, houses and bridges.
She published a book on Australia's rain forest and edited another on fluvial processes in bedrock before editing her better-known Inland Flood Hazards: Human, Riparian, and Aquatic Communities. This book studies three major river basins: the Colorado in the United States and Mexico, the Tone in Japan, and the Ganges and Brahmaputra in Bangladesh.
In its natural condition the Sacramento Valley was a flood-ravaged region where an inland sea a hundred miles long regularly formed during the rainy season, to drain slowly away by the summer months. Today the Valley is marvelously productive, with a great capital city at its center, but only after a seventy-year struggle to devise and build an Cited by: Book Review: Inland Flood Hazards: Human, Riparian and Aquatic Communities.
Wohl, Ellen E. (ed.), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge and New York,xiv and pages, figures (b & w photographs and b & w diagrams), 29 tables. strong winds that produce storm surges, which can flood coastal and inland areas.
• Heavy rainfall: Intense storms can drop large amounts of rainfall that results in a buildup of water. Inland Flood Hazards is a welcome addition to the suite of books recently written or edited by Ellen Wohl, a geomorphologist well known for her work on step pools in streams and rivers.
Unlike her other recent book, Mountain Rivers (also reviewed in this issue), this book is a collection of papers from a number of well-qualified geographers, geologists, hydrologists, engineers, and ecologists.
Book Review of "Communities living with hazards" Article (PDF Available) in Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences 10(5) May with 26 Reads How we measure 'reads'. Inland flood hazards: human, riparian and aquatic communities edited by Ellen E. Wohl, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, No.
of pages: ISBN 0 3Author: John E. Costa. SB 5 requires that these maps contain the best available information on flood hazards and be provided to cities and counties in the SAC-SJ Valley watershed. This effort was completed by DWR in DWR has expanded the BAM to cover all counties in the State and to include year floodplains.Conditions on a river that drains a large watershed may warn of a pending flood hours or even days before actual flooding.
On the other hand, streams in hilly areas may give no warning that a flash flood is about to strike. Flood depths vary, as do flood durations. Generally, the larger the river, the deeper the flood and the longer it will last.Flood Insurance Rate Maps, Flood Hazard Boundary Maps and National Flood Insurance Program Community Status Book are produced by FEMA.
After locating a community's number in the status book, individual community maps can be obtained from National Flood Insurance Program, attention: Community Operations, PO BoxBethesda, MD