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Nato Science Partnership Subseries: 2

Coping With Flash Floods

Editors: Gruntfest, Eve, Handmer, John (Eds.)

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This volume is the proceedings of a NATO-sponsored Advanced Study Institute (ASI) entitled "Coping with Flash Floods" held in Ravello, Italy on 8-17 November 1999. Thirty-five participants from nine countries attended the ASI, representing both developed (United States, England, Italy, and Mexico) and developing (Poland, Uganda, Greece, Ukraine, and Slovenia) countries. Participants from a variety of professions and disciplines were involved including a hydraulics engineering professor from Slovenia, four members from the Polish Institute of Meteorology and Water Management, and a U. S. Geological Survey research hydrologist from Puerto Rico. Although the ASI was officially composed of lecturers and students, these roles were blurred as each person shared information and ideas, and learned from the other participants during the 10 days. One of the highlights of the ASI was the collaborative effort of participants from different countries and disciplines. It was particularly extraordinary that the two engineers from Greece made the most passionate pleas for long term sustainable solutions to flash floods. A further example is that while there were only three participants with social science backgrounds, most of the recommendations focus on the policy and societal priorities, more than the engineering, hydrologic or meteorologic efforts.

Table of contents (30 chapters)

  • Dealing with Flash Floods: Contemporary Issues and Future Possibilities

    Gruntfest, Eve (et al.)

    Pages 3-10

  • Impacts of Flash Floods

    Petersen, Margaret S.

    Pages 11-13

  • Role of Education in Reducing Flash Flood Effects

    Siudak, Malgorzata

    Pages 15-18

  • Hydrometeorology of Flash Floods

    Kelsch, Matthew (et al.)

    Pages 19-35

  • Gis and Social Vulnerability Analysis

    Montz, Burrell E. (et al.)

    Pages 37-48

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  • ISBN 978-0-7923-6826-7
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Coping With Flash Floods
Editors
  • Eve Gruntfest
  • John Handmer
Series Title
Nato Science Partnership Subseries: 2
Series Volume
77
Copyright
2001
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-010-0918-8
DOI
10.1007/978-94-010-0918-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-7923-6825-0
Softcover ISBN
978-0-7923-6826-7
Series ISSN
1389-1839
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 322
Number of Illustrations and Tables
62 b/w illustrations
Topics