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Annotations of selected literature on nonstructural flood plain management measures

H. James Owen

Annotations of selected literature on nonstructural flood plain management measures

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Published by Dept. of Defense, Dept. of the Army, Corps of Engineers, Hydrologic Engineering Center in Davis, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Flood control -- Bibliography.,
  • Floodplains -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementH. James Owen.
    ContributionsHydrologic Engineering Center (U.S.).
    The Physical Object
    Pagination95 p. ;
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14148806M

    Alford, Jeremy. I Figure 1. While the damage from the earthquake itself was minimal because people were prepared and had learned from previous disasters, the subsequent tsunami caused extreme devastation to life and property, which shows that even the best prepared country will experience exceptional disasters. Mockups can also be required before bidding to identify qualified wood- working firms. Oct45 p.

    Logs with the best grain character are selected for veneer slicing, leaving less-distinguished logs for sawing into lumber. Still, a mockup does give the owner and the architect a sample of what they are getting before the job is com- plete, and it does provide a standard for enforcing a level of quality. Map O. Birch sapwood is an off- white to light-yellow color; heartwood may be a creamy tan or a reddish brown and may be much darker than sapwood. In some cases winddriven ice or ice jams have completely demolished bridges, homes, and businesses, snapping large trees and pushing buildings completely off their foundations. Adams, Jane Meredith.

    July 25, BST London. Our hope is that this experience will help developing countries weather their own megadisasters. Times-Picayune, 7 Sep Premium grade might be specified for woodwork throughout a building, but it should not be spec- ified indiscriminately. Thoroughly research the woodworking firms selected if this procedure is used.


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Training Programme. Alexander, Yonah ed. Environmental Disasters in Global Perspective. Buildings that are badly damaged by flooding can be razed or floodproofed rather than being restored to their original, vulnerable condition.

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Over a year period, there is at least a 26 percent chance that this "base" flood will occur. Costanza Bonadonna, Prof. Picking up the pieces is harder when you have little to begin with, and poor communities are often hardest hit and take the longest to recover from disaster.

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Economy grade also does not have the appearance of Custom grade, so Economy should be used only where appearance is insignificant or at least not as significant as cost. This report, Learning from Megadisasters, consolidates the set of 36 Knowledge Notes, research results of the joint study undertaken by the Government of Japan and the World Bank.

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