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  1. Amphibious Building Design and Construction

    By Chris Zevenbergen, Elizabeth English

    Amphibious Buildings refers to buildings that rest on the ground in normal conditions and rise with floodwater. This is an emerging area of building in a time that many cities are dealing with an increasing amount of floodwater, and often also with a lack of space for urban development. In this...

    To Be Published November 1st 2015 by CRC Press

  2. Urban Flood Management

    By Chris Zevenbergen, Adrian Cashman, Niki Evelpidou, Erik Pasche, Stephen Garvin, Richard Ashley

    Along with windstorms, floods are the most common and widespread of all natural disasters. Although they can often be predicted, they cause loss of life, damage and destruction, as many urban communities are located near coasts and rivers. In terms of victims, floods are responsible for more than...

    Published September 21st 2010 by CRC Press

  3. Advances in Urban Flood Management

    Edited by Richard Ashley, Stephen Garvin, Erik Pasche, Andreas Vassilopoulos, Chris Zevenbergen

    One of the effects of global climate change is the increasing variability of extreme flood events and cyclones. Current measures to mitigate flood impacts, particularly in the urban environment, are based on previously-planned flood risk intervals and no longer provide sufficient protection. ...

    Published February 1st 2007 by CRC Press

  4. Urban Flood Management

    Introduction - 1st International Expert Meeting on Urban Flood Management

    By Andras Szollosi-Nagy, Chris Zevenbergen

    Over the last decades the world has witnessed a growing number of floods in urban areas. Climate change and rapid urbanization will exacerbate this trend. Flooding incidents in urbanized catchments and low-lying areas, such as polders, can lead to great public concern and anxiety, and their...

    Published November 15th 2004 by CRC Press

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