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Hydrology of disasters

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Kluwer Academic Publishers , Dordrecht, Boston
Floods, Natural disa
Statementedited by Vijay P. Singh.
SeriesWater science and technology library ;, v. 24
ContributionsSingh, V. P.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGB1399 .H88 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 442 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL981327M
ISBN 100792340922
LC Control Number96018911

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It is hoped that others will be stimulated to write more comprehensive texts on this subject of enormous importance. Read more Read lessAuthor: V.P.

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flood (in hydrology) flood, inundation of land by the rise and overflow of a body of water. Floods occur most commonly when water from heavy rainfall, from melting ice and snow, or from a combination of these exceeds the carrying capacity of the river system, lake, or the like into which it runs.

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