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Main Title Flood Control Management for the City and Surroundings of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia [electronic resource] /
Author Al Saud, Mashael Mohammed.
Publisher Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer,
Year Published 2015
Call Number GB5000-5030
ISBN 9789401796613
Subjects Geography. ; Geology. ; Geographical information systems. ; Environmental management.
Internet Access
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Collation XIII, 169 p. 106 illus., 102 illus. in color. online resource.
Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
Contents Notes
Literature Review and General Concepts -- Methodology and Tools of Analysis -- Physical and Anthropogenic Factors -- Floods and Torrents of Jeddah -- Hydrologic Analysis of DEMs -- Data Analysis and Manipulation -- Data Modeling for Floods and Torrents Assessment -- Localities Damaged from Floods and Torrents -- The Existing Technical Flood Control in Jeddah -- Required Controls for Floods and Torrents in Jeddah Region.- Discussion and Conclusion -- Index. During the past years, Saudi Arabia has been affected by particularly severe torrential rains and floods. This book presents an in-depth and all-encompassing study on the floods that occurred in the Jeddah area in 2009 and 2011, including water-flow mechanisms, state-of-the-art techniques for flood assessment, flood control and appropriate management approaches. It highlights a number of methods and concepts that can be applied in similar areas in Saudi Arabia in order to reduce and mitigate the impact of torrential rains and floods. .