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Floods in a Changing Climate: Hydrologic Modeling

Series: Floods in a Changing Climate Volume: 2

By: PP Mujumdar(Author), D Nagesh Kumar(Author)

224 pages, 28 colour & 142 b/w illustrations, 50 tables

Cambridge University Press

Hardback | Nov 2012 | #199569 | ISBN-13: 9781107018761
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Various modeling methodologies are available to aid planning and operational decision making: this book synthesises these, with an emphasis on methodologies applicable in data scarce regions, such as developing countries. Problems included in each chapter, and supported by links to available online data sets and modeling tools, engage the reader with practical applications of the models. Academic researchers in the fields of hydrology, climate change, and environmental science and hazards, and professionals and policy-makers working in hazard mitigation, remote sensing and hydrological engineering will find this an invaluable resource.


Part I. Introduction
1. Introduction

Part II. Modeling for Climate Change Impact Assessment
2. Hydrologic modeling for floods
3. Climate change impact assessment

Part III. Remote Sensing, GIS and DEM for Modeling of Floods
4. Remote sensing (RS) for hydrologic modeling
5. Geographic information system (GIS) for hydrologic modeling

Part IV. Case Studies and Future Perspectives
6. Case studies and future perspectives


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