2 edition of Floodplain management in a multi-faceted world found in the catalog.
Floodplain management in a multi-faceted world
Association of State Floodplain Managers. Conference
by Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center, Institute of Behavioral Science, University of Colorado, The Association in Boulder, CO, Madison, WI
Written in English
|Series||SP ;, 34, Special publication (University of Colorado, Boulder. Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center) ;, 34.|
|Contributions||University of Colorado, Boulder. Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center.|
|LC Classifications||TC530 .A72 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 360 p. :|
|Number of Pages||360|
|LC Control Number||98162575|
The Role of Geology in Floodplain Management— Establishing the physical context of flood hazards • Surficial geologic mapping – Understand the distribution of flood hazards from the basis of physical evidence – Understand related hazards and external geologic controls • Paleoflood hydrology – Extension of flood records in real time. The St. John River lousewort is a large but rare parasitic member of the snapdragon family that became the first plant in Maine to be listed as endangered. The only known place in the world that this plant grows is in the floodplain of a very small section of the northern St. John River in New Brunswick and Maine (Allagash subbasin).
Integrated floodplain management is a new form of planning, action and management where Floodplains for the Future (FFTF) partners have agreed on a set of shared visions, strategies, and actions to improve floodplain health. Instead of competing against one another for limited resources, FFTF partners work together to pursue diverse funding. Forestry Management and Carbon Sequestration: Floodplains by Design aims to protect and restore some of the highest value floodplain forests, including the bottomland hardwood forests of low-lying areas. These areas have high value for biodiversity and are important areas for carbon sequestration – whether in restoring previously harvested.
Floodplain Management A floodplain is a land area subject to overflow from a river or lake, and to a variety of human management schemes. The management strategies encompass a spectrum from leaving the area in its natural state to comprehensive changes in both the water flow and the societal uses of the land. Source for information on Floodplain Management: Water:Science and Issues . Sharing the challenge: Floodplain management into the 21st century: report of the Interagency Floodplain Management Review Committee to the Administration Floodplain Management Task Force [Interagency Floodplain Management Review Committee .
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FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT IN A MULTI-FACETED WORLD PROCEEDINGS Twenty-first Annual Conference of the Association of State Floodplain Managers April 28 to May 2, Little Rock, Arkansas PAGE 3 The opinions contained in this volume are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the funding or sponsoring organizations or those of the Association of State Floodplain Managers.
This book provides a systematic approach to floodplain management, including the right questions to ask, and how to stay appropriate to scale, consider a mix of options, and include everyone fairly, and consider risk, while realistically facing budget by: Floodplain management in a multi-faceted world: proceedings, twenty-first annual Conference of the Association of State Floodplain Managers: April 28 to May 2,Little Rock, Arkansas.
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Welcome to Floodplain Management. Floodplain management is the operation of a community program of preventive and corrective measures to reduce the risk of current and future flooding, resulting in a more resilient community.
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Flood Zone Certifications: Flood Insurance Guidance: Life of Loan Tracking: LOMA / LOMR Guidance. Defence from Floods and Floodplain Management discusses all aspects of floodplain management related to defence from floods, including specific issues such as the maintenance of flood defences, and reveals many aspects of a more holistic approach to the management of flood risk, expanding the structural/non-structural debate into prevention and cure in the floodplain and its catchment.
In the past we tried to “control” rivers so we could “use” the floodplain – straightening unruly rivers and building levees to keep the water in its place.
We built whole cities where rivers once meandered. Now, salmon runs are disappearing and people live in the path of dangerous floodwaters. Floodplain management needs a re-think. Floods and Floodplain Management INTRODUCTION Throughout time, floods have altered the floodplain landscape.
These areas are continuously shaped by the forces of water—either eroded or built up through deposit of sediment. More recently, the landscape has been altered by human. Flood risk management seeks to reduce the risk from flood events to the people who are located in floodprone areas.
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