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Model for predicting flood hazards due to specific land-use practices
by Virginia Water Resources Research Center, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg
Written in English
Bibliography: p. 111-118.
|Statement||B. B. Ross ... [et al.].|
|Series||Bulletin - Virginia Water Resources Research Center, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University ; 99, Bulletin (Virginia Water Resources Research Center) ;, 99.|
|Contributions||Ross, B. B., Virginia Water Resources Research Center.|
|LC Classifications||TD201 .V57 no. 99, GB1399.2 .V57 no. 99|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 118 p. :|
|Number of Pages||118|
|LC Control Number||77621317|
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Add tags for "A Model for predicting flood hazards due to specific land-use practices". Be the first. Land-use planning processes 10 Flood-management planning 11 Other related planning processes 11 Interactions between land and water environments 12 Impacts of land-use on flood risk 13 Impacts of land-use on flood hazards 14 Impacts of land use on exposure and flood-damage potential In the case of flood risk, this type of approach connects to the planning phase that informs land-use planning in order to not create new flood risk by locating new assets in flood-prone zones and, if possible, to reduce the current level of risk by strategies for modifying the land use or developing appropriate flood protection.
Section identifies Zone X as either an area “of moderate flood hazards or areas of future-conditions flood hazard” or an area “of minimal hazards.” FEMA’s Map Service Center indicates that a shaded Zone X is an “Area of moderate flood hazard, usually the area between the limits of. Flood hazards pose major risks to property and human life and have caused some of the largest disasters in Colorado history in terms of financial costs and casualties.
Between 20 to 30 large-magnitude floods occur somewhere in the state every year, and major flood disasters (warranting a federal disaster declaration) have occurred on average. The UN-SPIDER Recommended Practice on flood hazard mapping shows how GIS and modelling are used to calculate simulated inundation areas based on land use, soil, elevation, and meteorological data.
Flood simulations can be used to support decision-making regarding potential land use changes. Predicting River Flooding. Floods can be such devastating disasters that anyone can be affected at almost anytime.
As we have seen, when water falls on the surface of the Earth, it has to go somewhere. In order to reduce the risk due to floods, three main approaches are taken to flood prediction.
SUMMARY. In this chapter planners are presented with (1) terms and concepts related to flooding and the nature of areas subject to recurring floods; (2) critical issues to be addressed when considering flood hazards in the development planning process; (3) a technique for using remote sensing data for flood hazard assessments: and (4) two case studies describing the use of remote sensing data.
Best practices on flood prevention, protection and mitigation 3 • Flood forecasting and warning is a prerequisite for successful mitigation of flood damage. Its effectiveness de-pends on the level of preparedness and correct response.
Therefore the responsible authorities should provide timely and reliable flood warning, flood. ———Flood Damage Reduction Strategies and Tools——— Figure Illustration of floodplain regulation terms. Although the floodway concept does not apply in coastal areas, there is a.
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In this study, a detailed assessment of flood. Under one climate model, emissions and socioeconomic scenario (HadCM3 and SRES A1b), in the current year flood would occur at least twice as frequently across 40 % of the globe. • flood extent according to probability classes, • according to past events • flood depth • flow velocity • flood propagation • degree of danger • Land use planning and land management • Watershed management • Water management planning • Hazard assessment on local leve • Emergency planning and management.
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can affect flood characteristics (Bulygina, McIntyre, & Wheater, ; Pattison & Lane, ). Flood prediction methods, therefore, need to be able to represent different sce-narios for future climate and/or catchment characteristics rel-atively routinely in order to facilitate efficient evaluation of future flood hazards and associated risks.
A degree view of the response to flood risk As major flooding events around the world show, the impact of flooding on the built environment can cause widespread chaos. These flood events form part of a wider pattern of increasing flood frequency coupled with increased vulnerability of the built environment to flood hazard.
Flood risk can unite or divide communities and the responses to Reviews: 1. The paper concludes that land-use change effects on floods are most pronounced at small scale and for frequent flood magnitudes.
Model simulations of effects of land-use change can now be used to reduce flood risk. Modern flood management strategies have abandoned the position that dams and dikes are the only answers to mitigating flood disasters. WMO/GWP Associated Programme on Flood Management The Role of Land-Use Planning in Flood Management – A Tool for Integrated Flood Management Version 7 land and water resources under considerable pressure.
Looking at the development history of societies it becomes evident that floodplain areas have been preferred for human settlement.
The book also deals with business continuity, land-use planning, property-level and infrastructure protection, and urban drainage, looking at the regulation and design of the built environment as one way to reduce risk. A section on community response to flooding sheds light on the experiences of flood-affected families.Management Practices > Land use Planning (Flood Plain Mapping) can be used to verify hydraulic model analysis that is site specific.
If regional or national flood reduction programmes are in.The climate conditions prevailing at the time of the event and antecedent conditions are major factors affecting the magnitude or severity of a flood or drought, but sometimes even these factors are obscured by human activities such as land-use practices, long-term water use, and changes in .