Water-Related Hazards: India's Experiences
The geographical position of India (N 8° and 37°; E 70° and 97°) and its physical features are such that a variety of climatic conditions prevail over different parts of the country. Its...

From Natural Disaster to Human-Caused Disaster
This paper deals with the assessment of the environmental effects of the channelization, which has been monitored throughout the first year after completion of the project. Although the...

Floodplain Management in Los Angeles County
Los Angeles is located in a geologically young area of the western United States. It is characterized by highly erodible, steep mountains and flat alluvial plains. Located in a semi-arid...

Time-Dependent Degradation of Structural Systems During Fire -- A Method for Failure Prediction

An Expert System Application for Robot Assisted Urban Search and Rescue

Use of Fuzzy Logic and Similarity Measures in the Risk Management of Hazardous Waste Sites

Extreme Winds as a Component of Catastrophic Risk

On Reliability Assessment of Infrastructure Systems under Strong Earthquake

Magnetic Investigation of a Simulated Hazardous Waste Site

A Geostatistically-Based Method to Assess Potential Hazardous Waste Sites Using Hard and Soft Data

Risk Assessment of Rockfall Hazard at Horse Mesa Dam: A Case History

Hazard Assessment of Debris Fans at Rico, Colorado

Modeling the Behavior of LNAPLs Under Hydraulic Flushing

Ground and Airborne Magnetic and Electromagnetic Surveys at a Hazardous Waste Site

Roanoke Valley Flood Hazard Mitigation
Dewberry & Davis is under contract to the Fifth Planning District Commission (5th PDC) to prepare the Roanoke Valley Regional Stormwater Management Plan. The Plan, which will address...

Effective Management and Control of Urban Flood Disasters in West Africa
This paper begins by examining the characteristics of the impacts of flood disasters in the urban centers of West Africa. The paper then examines some significant examples of individual...

Flood Destruction and Abatement in China
About two-thirds of Chinese territory experiences flood disas ters of different types and varied degrees. The flood disasters in the east half of China are mainly caused by excessive rainfalls...

Results of the Probabilistic Volcanic Hazard Analysis Project

Use of SID Method for Site Characterization

Analysis of Exceptional Meteorological Conditions on July and August in Conakry
Conakry is a zone that receives more precipitation than other countries in West Africa. Sometimes the quantity is more than 4,000 mm per year. Strong rainfalls are observed between July...





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