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Flood risk in a changing climate

Flood risk in a changing climate

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Published by Royal Society in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Flood forecasting -- Congresses.,
  • Climatic changes -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementorganized and edited by D. Cox ... [et al.].
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesPhilosophical transactions -- v. 360, no. 1796.
    ContributionsCox, D. R.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 1295-1560 :
    Number of Pages1560
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16038784M

    Climate variability (dry cycles to wet cycles) and land-use change play a significant role, but there is a large amount of uncertainty around the flood quantile estimates (the value of discharge corresponding to the year flood), particularly if there isn’t a long record of .   That changes the flood risk. [But when it comes to] the climate change piece, and if we’re talking about homes that are in coastal zones, sea level rise is a game : Paul Solman.


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