Risk-based Decision Making in Water Resources VIII: Proceedings of the Eighth Conference, October 12-17, 1997, Santa Barbara, California
Yacov Y. Haimes, David A. Moser, Eugene Z. Stakhiv
American Society of Civil Engineers, Jan 1, 1998 - Science - 239 pages
Comprises edited papers from the proceedings of the Eighth Engineering Foundation Conference held in Santa Barbara, California, on October 12-17, 1997. This work discusses legislative initiatives and risk assessment, climate change, El Ninako, maintenance and rehabilitation, reliability of physical infrastructure, and the risk of extreme events.
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