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Published:
May 29, 2014
Author(s):
Adrian Delos Santos Almoradie
Stakeholders’ lack of awareness, involvement and participation in the planning and management of water resources and flood risk often creates problems in the acceptance and implementation of proposed measures. Interactions among stakeholders and decision makers build awareness, trust, enhance 
Published:
May 14, 2014
Author(s):
Sebastiaan van Herk
The frequency and consequences of extreme flood events have increased rapidly worldwide in recent decades and climate change and economic growth are likely to exacerbate this trend. Flood protection measures alone cannot accommodate the future frequencies and impacts of flooding. Integrated flood 
Published:
May 14, 2014
Author(s):
Jeroen Rijke
This book addresses pressing challenges of policy makers, planners and project managers in the water sector to successfully implement adaptation action. Taking into account both strategic planning and implementation of adaptation projects, it provides principles and attributes that contribute to 
Published:
June 27, 2013
Author(s):
Wolfgang Rodi, George Constantinescu, Thorsten Stoesser
Large-Eddy Simulation (LES), which is an advanced eddy-resolving method for calculating turbulent flows, is used increasingly in Computational Fluid Dynamics, also for solving hydraulics and environmental flow problems. The method has generally great potential and is particularly suited for 
Published:
June 26, 2013
Author(s):
Shengyang Li
The Yellow River experienced many major floods in the past, often with catastrophic effects for the North China Plain. After establishing the Yellow River Conservancy Commission (YRCC) of the Ministry of Water Resources, a number of reservoirs were constructed for flood control and water resources 
Published:
March 08, 2013
Author(s):
Solomon D. Seyoum
Urban flood risks and their impacts are expected to increase as urban development in flood prone areas continues and rain intensity increases as a result of climate change while aging drainage infrastructures limit the drainage capacity in existing urban areas. Flood mitigation strategies are 
Published:
December 10, 2012
Author(s):
Ali Dastgheib
The study presented in this book is a part of a collective effort to bridge the existing gap of our understanding of morphological behavior of tidal basins between engineering and geological time scales by extending the use of coastal engineering tools (process-based models) to geological time 
Published:
October 11, 2012
Author(s):
Stefania-Florina Balica
Floods are one of the most common and widely distributed natural risks to life and property worldwide.  There is a need to identify the risk of flooding in flood prone areas to support decisions for flood management from high level planning proposals to detailed design. An important part of 
Published:
October 11, 2012
Author(s):
Qinghua Ye
This thesis presents the development a generic morphological model for both structured and unstructured grid.  An online coupling model frame is set up by modularizing a proven 3d hydrodynamic module, a bed state description module, a sediment transport module, a bed update module, and a 
Published:
June 08, 2012
Author(s):
Neil S. Grigg
Urban water services are building blocks for healthy cities, and they require complex and expensive infrastructure systems. Most of the infrastructure is out of sight and tends to be taken for granted, but an infrastructure financing crisis looms in the United States because the systems are aging 

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