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Hydrology of Disasters

Series: Water Science and Technology Library Volume: 24

Edited By: Vijay P Singh

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #56680 | ISBN: 0792340922
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About this book

Provides a comprehensive treatment of hydrologic aspects of a range of natural disasters. Climatic, land surface, geologic and land-ocean interaction disasters are all considered.


Contents

1. Disasters: Natural or Man-Made; V.P. Singh. 2. Representativity of Extreme Wind Data; J. Wieringa. 3. Climate Change and Hydrological Disasters; M.A. Beran, N.W. Arnell. 4. Extreme Floods; F. Ashkar. 5. Dam-Breach Floods; D.L. Fread. 6. Extreme Droughts; M.L. Kavvas, M.L. Anderson. 7. Mud and Debris Flows; P.A. Johnson, R.H. McCuen. 8. Landslides; T. Gostelow. 9. Land Subsidence; G. Gambolati, et al. 10. Saltwater Intrusion; M.M. Sherif, V.P. Singh. 11. Avalanche Dynamics; K. Hutter. 12. Hydrological Diasters Associated with Volcanoes; V.E. Neall. 13. Earthquakes; A. Terakawa, O. Matsuo.

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