Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Flood Risk Management

Edited by Theodore V. Hromadka II

United States Military Academy


Prasada Rao

California State University, Fullerton

In this book, contributions from several experts specializing in the area of flood risk management are assembled into a single volume. Application and testing of numerical and statistical models that can simulate the complex reality along with effective flood management strategies that are being implemented in various nations are presented. This collection of topics will provide an update to the reader as to the state of the art in this important technical field.

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Flood Risk ManagementEdited by Theodore V. Hromadka II

Published: August 30th 2017

DOI: 10.5772/66850

ISBN: 978-953-51-3466-4

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-3465-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4690-2

Copyright year: 2017

Books open for chapter submissions

16747 Total Chapter Downloads

12 Crossref Citations

23 Web of Science Citations

32 Dimensions Citations


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1. Strategies for Testing the Impact of Natural Flood Risk Management Measures

By Barry Hankin, Peter Metcalfe, David Johnson, Nick A. Chappell, Trevor Page, Iain Craigen, Rob Lamb and Keith Beven


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2. Flood Risk Mapping in the Amazon

By Milena Marília Nogueira de Andrade, Iris Celeste Nascimento Bandeira, Dianne Danielle Farias Fonseca, Paulo Eduardo Silva Bezerra, Ádanna de Souza Andrade and Rodrigo Silva de Oliveira


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3. Floods Forecast in the Caribbean

By Luz Estella Torres Molina


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4. Economic Growth and Employment Effects as a Result of the Upper Austrian Flood Protection Building Program

By Sebastian Goers, Friedrich Schneider, Horst Steinmüller and Andreas Zauner


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5. Geodesign a Tool for Redefining Flood Risk Disaster in Developing Countries: A Case Study of Southern Catchment of Ankobra Basin, Ghana

By Adams Osman and Benjamin Nyarko


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6. An Additive Statistical Modeling Approach to the Analysis of Transport Infrastructure Flood Risk-Based Resilience

By Mohammad Mojtahedi, Sidney Newton and Faham Tahmasebinia


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7. Flood Management in China: The Huaihe River Basin as a Case Study

By Qian Mingkai and Wang Kai


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8. Two-Dimensional Hydraulic Modeling and Geotechnical Analysis of Earthen Regulation Dams Located at Arroyo Las Viboras Watershed in a Major Transboundary Mexico-USA Metroplex: How an Ordinary Rain Event Caused Major Damage Related to Extraordinary Flooding

By Oscar Sotero Dena Ornelas, Diane Irene Doser, Oscar Fidencio Ibañez Hernández, Griselda Janeth Obeso Cortez and Miguel Angel Galdean Vega


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9. Understanding Flood Risk Management in Asia: Concepts and Challenges

By Saleem Ashraf, Muhammad Luqman, Muhammad Iftikhar, Ijaz Ashraf and Zakaria Yousaf Hassan


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10. Analysis of the Influence of the 2007–2008 La Niña Events, Land Use, and Dam Management Modes on the 2008 Spring Freshet Characteristics in Quebec, Canada

By Ali Arkamose Assani


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11. One- and Two-Dimensional Hydrological Modelling and Their Uncertainties

By Mohd Talha Anees, Khiruddin Abdullah, Mohd Nawawi Mohd Nordin, Nik Norulaini Nik Ab Rahman, Muhammad Izzuddin Syakir and Mohd. Omar Abdul Kadir


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12. Multicriteria Decision Analysis for Flood Risk Management: The Case of the Mapai Dam at the Limpopo River Basin, Mozambique

By Avelino I. Mondlane


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13. Flood Risk Management in Mexico

By Felipe I. Arreguín-Cortés and Claudia Elizabeth Cervantes-Jaimes


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14. Estimating Flood Quantiles on the Basis of Multi-Event Rainfall Simulation

By Elżbieta Jarosińska and Katarzyna Pierzga


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15. Towards the Development of a Capability Assessment System for Flood Risk Management

By Mohammad Hijji, Saad Amin, Wayne Harrop and Rahat Iqbal


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