By P. Kyle House, Robert H. Webb, Victor R. Baker, Daniel R. Levish

ISBN-10: 0875903541

ISBN-13: 9780875903545

ISBN-10: 1118665708

ISBN-13: 9781118665701

Published by way of the yankee Geophysical Union as a part of the *Water technological know-how and alertness Series*.

*Ancient Floods, glossy risks: rules and functions of Paleoflood Hydrology* is a milestone e-book with contributions to easy and utilized technological know-how. reports in hydrology, climatology, hydraulics, geochronology, geomorphology, and stratigraphy spotlight fresh advances in instruments, strategies, and strategies for examining the actual proof of enormous floods. The papers during this quantity illustrate various very important issues, including:

- how paleoflood hydrology offers a foundation for the estimation of flood significance and frequency for flood risk analysis
- the dating among weather variability and flood frequency
- advances within the hydraulic modeling of floods
- new functions of distant sensing technology
- superior realizing of the sedimentology, stratigraphy, and chronology of flood deposits
- insight into geographic and geologic controls on floods

A precise quantity, this paintings deals a wealth of knowledge to an individual interested by the examine of flood science.

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