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Flood Issues in Contemporary Water Management

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Management of land & natural resources,
  • Social impact of disasters,
  • The hydrosphere,
  • Flood damage prevention,
  • Congresses,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • General,
  • Natural Disasters,
  • Science / Earth Sciences / Hydrology,
  • Nature,
  • Earth Sciences - Geology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJ. Marsalek (Editor), W. Ed Watt (Editor), Evzen Zeman (Editor), Friedhelm Sieker (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9330356M
    ISBN 100792364511
    ISBN 109780792364511

    The aim of this Special Issue is to present state-of-the-art research and applications within urban water management and urban flooding, i.e., to bring forward the most recent research not just dealing with water management and modeling itself, but also presenting novel research within flood damage, resilience, green solutions, health risks.


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