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Floods in a Changing Climate: Hydrologic Modeling (International Hydrology Series)

Floods in a Changing Climate: Hydrologic Modeling (International Hydrology Series)

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P. P. Mujumdar, D. Nagesh Kumar
Cambridge University Press, 2012-11-22
EAN 9781107018761, ISBN10: 1107018765

Paperback, 188 pages, 28.2 x 22.2 x 1.4 cm

Various modeling methodologies are available to aid planning and operational decision making: this book synthesises these, with an emphasis on methodologies applicable in data scarce regions, such as developing countries. Problems included in each chapter, and supported by links to available online data sets and modeling tools, engage the reader with practical applications of the models. Academic researchers in the fields of hydrology, climate change, and environmental science and hazards, and professionals and policy-makers working in hazard mitigation, remote sensing and hydrological engineering will find this an invaluable resource. This volume is the second in a collection of four books on flood disaster management theory and practice within the context of anthropogenic climate change. The others are: Floods in a Changing Climate: Extreme Precipitation by Ramesh Teegavarapu, Floods in a Changing Climate: Inundation Modelling by Giuliano Di Baldassarre and Floods in a Changing Climate: Risk Management by Slodoban Simonović.