Flood Risk Assessment and Management

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Floods are devastating natural disasters with a significant impact on human life and the surrounding environent. Flood Risk Assessment and Management should serve as an Ideal textbook on analytical ...
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Flood Hazard Mapping

Pp. 103-106 (4)

Dawei Han

Abstract

Flood hazard maps provide very useful information for the general public and flood risk management professionals. They are constructed from inundation maps of a defined return period. If flood vulnerability information is available, a flood hazard map may be converted into a flood risk map.

Keywords:

hazard map, risk map, inundation map

Affiliation:

Department of Civil Engineering University of Bristol, U.K.