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Hydrological extremes

understanding, predicting, mitigating ; proceedings of an international symposium held during IUGG 99, the XXII General Assembly of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics, at Birmingham, UK 18-30 July 1999

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Published by IAHS in Wallingford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Floods -- Congresses.,
  • Droughts -- Congresses.,
  • Flood forecasting -- Congresses.,
  • Drought forecasting -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Lars Gottschalk... [et al.].
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesIAHS publication -- no. 255.
    ContributionsGottschalk, Lars., International Association of Hydrological Sciences., International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics. General Assembly, International Symposium HS1 on Hydrological Extremes: Understanding, Predicting, Mitigating (1999 : Birmingham, England)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 314 p. :
    Number of Pages314
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18137368M
    ISBN 101901502856

    Hydrological extremes (droughts and extreme rainfall events) can cause enormous economic loss and threaten lives. For example, catastrophic flooding in central Europe in June , caused by a 4-day period of heavy precipitation, resulted in an estimated financial cost of more than EUR 12 billion and at least 25 deaths (Grams et al. ).Similarly, catastrophic floods in southern Louisiana in. The hydrological cycle is described. Because the climate is changing from human activities, and there is a direct effect on the hydrological cycle, water resources will also change. The effects of climate change on precipitation, evaporation, and extremes of floods and droughts are elucidated. 18 October Definition and Introduction.

      Current practice using probabilistic methods applied for designing hydraulic structures generally assume that extreme events are stationary. However, many studies in the past decades have shown that hydrological records exhibit some type of nonstationarity such as trends and shifts. "The present volume is the edited set of proceedings of the International Symposium HS1 on Hydrological Extremes: Understanding, Predicting, Mitigating scheduled for the XXII General Assembly of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG), July , Birmingham, U.K."- .

    Remote Sensing of Hydrological Extremes / This volume provides in-depth coverage of the latest in remote sensing of hydrological extremes: both floods and droughts. The book is divided into two distinct sections – floods and droughts – and offers a variety of techniques for monitoring each. With rapid advances in computer modelling and obse. et al. [9] investigated the relationship of ENSO to hydrologic extremes in the western United States. Gray [ 10 ], Richards and O’Brien [ 11 ], and Bove et al. [ 12 ] have investigated links of.


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