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TitleFlood risk science and management / edited by Gareth Pender, Hazel Faulkner
Imprint Chichester, West Sussex, UK : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011
Descript xvi, 528 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm


Setting the scene for flood risk management -- Land use and flooding : Strategic overview of land use management in the context of catchment flood risk management planning ; Multi-scale impacts of land management on flooding ; Managed realignment: a costal flood management strategy ; Accounting for sediment in flood risk management ; A measured step towards performance-based visual inspection of flood defence assets -- Flood forecasting and warning : Advances in the remote sensing of precipitation using weather radar ; Artificial intelligence techniques for real-time flood forecasting ; Real-time updating in flood forecasting and warning ; Coupling meteorological and hydrological models for real-time flood forecasting -- Flood modelling and mitigation : Data utilization in flood inundation modelling ; Flood inundation modelling to support flood risk management ; Integrated urban flood modeling -- Systems modelling and uncertainty handling : Distributed models and uncertainty in flood risk management ; Towards the next generation of risk-based asset management tools ; Handling uncertainty in coastal modeling -- Policy and planning : The practise of power: governance and flood risk management ; Stakeholder engagement in flood risk management ; Flood risk communication ; Socio-psychological dimensions of flood risk management ; Assessment of infection risks due to urban flooding -- Case studies : Modelling concepts and strategies to support integrated flood risk management in large, lowland basins: Río salado basin, Argentina ; Flood modelling in the Thames estuary ; A strategic view of land management planning in Bangladesh ; Goals, institutions, and governance: the US experience

Flood control Flood damage prevention Risk assessment

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