2 edition of World catalogue of maximum observed floods found in the catalog.
World catalogue of maximum observed floods
J. A. Rodier
by International Association of Hydrological Sciences in Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Written in English
A new edition of the 1984 Catalogue with revisions and updates.
|Other titles||Répertoire mondial des crues maximales observées.|
|Statement||compiled by Reg Herschy =|
|Series||IAHS publication -- no. 284.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxiv, 285 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||285|
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World catalogue of maximum observed floods. Wallingford, Oxfordshire: International Association of Hydrological Sciences, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: J A Rodier; M Roche; Reginald W Herschy.
The World catalogue of maximum observed floods book maximum observed floods Catalogue, decided to launch an inquiry for the publication of a world catalogue of maximum floods, these floods to be as far as possible measured or observed.
The project became a joint IAHS/UNESCO venture, resulting in the World Catalogue of Maximum Observed Floods (Rodier & Roche, ).File Size: KB. World catalogue of maximum observed floods.
Wallingford, Oxfordshire: International Association of Hydrological Sciences, (OCoLC) Document Type:. IN THIS JOURNAL. Journal Home; Browse Journal. Current IssueAuthor: A. Goudie. Series of Proceedings and Reports: World Catalogue of Maximum Observed Foods (Series of Proceedings and Reports) (IAHS Proceedings & Reports) Paperback – January 1, by J.A.
Rodier (Author), M. Roche (Author) See all formats and editions Cited by: The knowledge of exceptionally large floods is essential to the hydro-logical and civil engineering solution to many problems in water resources management. In Rodier and Roche published their World Catalogue of Maximum Observed Floods (IAHS, ).
The work was a contribution to the International Hydrological Programme of UNESCO and.English, French, Book edition: World catalogue of maximum observed floods / compiled by Reg Herschy = Répertoire mondial des crues maximales observées.
World catalogue of maximum observed floods = Repertoire mondial des crues maximales observees / prepared by J.A. Rodier & M.
Roche as a contribution to the International Hydrological Programme of UNESCO International Association of Hydrological Sciences Wallingford, Oxfordshire Australian/Harvard Citation.
In the revised IAHS Catalogue of the world’s maximum observed floods flood information from over countries and some stations is included. The highest discharges are selected and plotted against corresponding drainages areas and a world envelope curve produced (Fig.
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Discharge observed during extreme flood events varies considerably across the world as illustrated by various inventories [ ROD 84] or as seen in Figure Unit discharge observed during extreme floods can vary from 10 L/s/km 2 (Somme basin) to several tens of m 3 /s/km 2 (world records).Author: Eric Gaume, Olivier Payrastre.
Highest floods in India floods in India are remarkably comparable with the highest floods reported from other parts of the world for drainage areas larger than km". Maximum observed Author: Pukhraj Rakhecha. “Yokohama Strategy And Plan Of Action For A Safer World”. World Conference On Natural Disaster Reduction.
Yokohama. IDNHR. ().”Confronting Natural Disasters”. National Academy Press. Washington. International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS).
Rodier, J.A., Roche, M. “World Catalogue of Maximum Observed. Scarred by decades of conflict and occupation, the craggy African nation of Eritrea has weathered the world's longest-running guerrilla war.
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East Africa floods: Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, Rwanda, and Somalia: Kerala floods: India: Lisbon flash flood: Portugal: + China floods: China: Western Japan, massive rains and landslides Japan: Brazil flood, mainly Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, flood and landslide.
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