Transboundary Floods: Reducing Risks Through Flood Management (Google eBook)
Jiri Marsalek, Gheorghe Stancalie, Gabor Balint
Springer Science & Business Media, Jul 5, 2006 - Science - 332 pages
Flood damages are increasing as a result of frequent occurrence of large floods in many parts of the world, existing and continuing encroachment of development onto flood plains and aging flood protection structures. Under such circumstances, there is an ongoing search for better ways of protecting human life, land, property and the environment by improved flood management. Many flood management measures have been practiced in various jurisdictions, including living with floods, non-structural measures (e.g., regulations, flood defence by flood forecasting and warning, evacuations, and flood insurance), and structural measures (e.g., land drainage modifications, reservoirs, dykes and polders). Such flood management is difficult in river basins controlled by a single authority, and becomes even more challenging when dealing with transboundary floods, which may originate in one country or jurisdiction and then propagate downstream to another country, or jurisdiction. Under such circumstances, the demands on communications, information and data sharing, compatibility of forecasting methodologies, and close collaboration in all aspects of flood management are particularly strong and important. These issues are addressed in the edited proceedings of this NATO Advanced Research Workshop.
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EXPERIENCE WITH DISCHARGE MEASUREMENTS DURING EXTREME FLOOD EVENTS
DEVELOPMENT OF THE HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL TELEMETRY SYSTEM IN THE KÖRÖS RIVER BASIN
EXPERIENCE FROM OPERATION OF THE JOINT HUNGARIANUKRAINIAN HYDROLOGICAL TELEMETRY SYSTEM OF THE UPPER TISZA
LAND USE MAP FROM ASTER IMAGES AND WATER MASK ON MODIS IMAGES
CHAPTER 2 FLOOD FORECASTING AND MODELLING
APPLICATION OF METEOROLOGICAL ENSEMBLES FOR DANUBE FLOOD FORECASTING AND WARNING
COUPLING THE HYDROLOGIC MODEL CONSUL AND THE METEOROLOGICAL MODEL HRM IN THE CRISUL ALB AND CRISUL NEGR...
HARMONISING QUALITY ASSURANCE IN MODELBASED STUDIES OF CATCHMENT AND RIVER BASIN MANAGEMENT
CHAPTER 3 FLOOD MANAGEMENT
RESEARCH EDUCATION AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN THE CONTEXT OF A FRAMEWORK FOR FLOOD MANAGEMENT
OVERVIEW OF THE NATO SCIENCE FOR PEACE PROJECT ON MANAGEMENT OF TRANSBOUNDARY FLOODS IN THE CRISULKÖRÖS ...
COPING WITH UNCERTAINTIES IN FLOOD MANAGEMENT
TRANSBOUNDARY FLOODS IN AZERBAIJAN
FLOOD DEFENCE BY MEANS OF COMPLEX STRUCTURAL MEASURES
DYKE FAILURES IN HUNGARY OF THE PAST 220 YEARS
ROUTING OF NUMERICAL WEATHER PREDICTIONS THROUGH A RAINFALLRUNOFF MODEL
THEORETICAL GROUND OF NORMATIVE BASE FOR CALCULATION OF THE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE MAXIMUM RUNOFF AND IT...
SCENARIOS OF FLOOD REGIME CHANGES DUE TO LAND USE CHANGE IN THE HRON RIVER BASIN
BUNDLED SOFTWARE FOR LONGTERM TERRITORIAL FORECASTS OF SPRING FLOODS
A STOCHASTIC APPROACH TO FLOOD WAVE PROPAGATION ON THE CRISUL ALB RIVER
SIMULATION OF FLOODING DUE TO THE CRISUL ALB DYKE FAILURE DURING THE APRIL 2000 FLOOD
MATHEMATICAL MODELLING OF FLASH FLOODS IN NATURAL AND URBAN AREAS
FLOOD MODELLING CONCEPT AND REALITY AUGUST 2002 FLOOD IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC
SIMULATION OF THE SUPERIMPOSITION OF FLOODS IN THE UPPER TISZA REGION
EFFECT OF THE SALARD TEMPORARY STORAGE RESERVOIR ON THE BARCAU RIVER FLOWS NEAR THE ROMANIAHUNGARY BORD...
FLOOD CONTROL MANAGEMENT WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO EMERGENCY RESERVOIRS
STRUCTURAL FLOOD CONTROL MEASURES IN THE CRISUL REPEDE BASIN AND THEIR EFFECTS IN ROMANIA AND HUNGARY
CONTRIBUTION OF EARTH OBSERVATION DATA SUPPLIED BY THE NEW SATELLITE SENSORS TO FLOOD MANAGEMENT
DESIGN AND FUNCTIONALITY
A ROMANIAN PERSPECTIVE