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Title Wadi flash floods : challenges and advanced approaches for disaster risk reduction / Tetsuya Sumi, Sameh A. Kantoush, Mohamed Saber, editors
Published Singapore : Springer, [2022]
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Description 1 online resource (xxviii, 551 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Series Natural disaster science and mitigation engineering: DPRI reports, 2196-4408
Natural disaster science and mitigation engineering. 2196-4408
Contents The ISFF Project -- Facts and Challenges -- Flood Analysis and Mitigation Strategies in Algeria -- Assessing the Impact of Climate Change on Temperature and Precipitation Over India -- Analysis of The Hydrological Behavior of Watersheds in The Context of Climate Change -- Impact of Infiltration and Small-Scale Topographical Features -- An Early Warning System for Arid and Semi-Arid Regions -- Hydrologic Assessment of The Uncertainty of Six Remote Sensing Precipitation Estimates Driven by A Distributed Hydrologic Model in The Blue Nile Basin -- Innovative Monitoring Techniques for Wadi Flash Flood by Using Image-Based Analysis -- A Temporally Varied Rainfall Simulator for Flash flood studies -- The Role of Urban Planning and Landscape Tools Concerning Flash Flood Risk Reduction within Arid and Semi-Arid Regions -- Measuring Vulnerability to Flash Flood Of Urban Dwellers -- Case studies from Oman and Brazil -- A Case Study of The Jeddah City Neighborhood Abruq Ar Rughamah, Saudi Arabia -- International Collaboration Project -- Sediment Transport in Shallow Waters: As A Multiphysics Approach -- Case Of Hodna Basin In Algeria -- Reservoir Sediment Management Practices in Sudan: A Case Study of Khashm El-Girba Dam -- Determining the Precipitation Intensity Threshold of Debris Flood Occurrence -- Assessment of Groundwater Resources in Water Spring Areas Using Geophysical Methods, Northern UAE -- Evaluation of the Effect of the Wadi Bih Dam on Groundwater Recharge, UAE -- Assess the impacts of groundwater over-drafting on water quality and environment degradation at Fares area, Aswan, Egypt
Summary This open access book brings together research studies, developments, and application-related flash flood topics on wadi systems in arid regions. The major merit of this comprehensive book is its focus on research and technical papers as well as case study applications in different regions worldwide that cover many topics and answer several scientific questions. The book chapters comprehensively and significantly highlight different scientific research disciplines related to wadi flash floods, including climatology, hydrological models, new monitoring techniques, remote sensing techniques, field investigations, international collaboration projects, risk assessment and mitigation, sedimentation and sediment transport, and groundwater quality and quantity assessment and management. In this book, the contributing authors (engineers, researchers, and professionals) introduce their recent scientific findings to develop suitable, applicable, and innovative tools for forecasting, mitigation, and water management as well as society development under seven main research themes as follows: Part 1. Wadi Flash Flood Challenges and Strategies Part 2. Hydrometeorology and Climate Changes Part 3. Rainfall-Runoff Modeling and Approaches Part 4. Disaster Risk Reduction and Mitigation Part 5. Reservoir Sedimentation and Sediment Yield Part 6. Groundwater Management Part 7. Application and Case Studies The book includes selected high-quality papers from five series of the International Symposium on Flash Floods in Wadi Systems (ISFF) that were held in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2020 in Japan, Egypt, Oman, Morocco, and Japan, respectively. These collections of chapters could provide valuable guidance and scientific content not only for academics, researchers, and students but also for decision-makers in the MENA region and worldwide
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed October 18, 2021)
Subject Wadis.
Floods.
Flood control.
floods (natural events)
flood control.
Flood control.
Floods.
Wadis.
Form Electronic book
Author Sumi, Tetsuya, editor
Kantoush, Sameh A., editor
Saber, Mohamed, editor
ISBN 9789811629044
9811629048