• Urban Flooding: It Can Happen in a Flash!
    Urban Flooding: It Can Happen in a Flash! Urban Flooding: It Can Happen in a Flash! Fort Collins in Colorado was hit by the worst flash flood in July 28, 1997 (Kelsch, n.d.). The heaviest rains ever witnessed in an urban area were experienced in this town. The flood caused the death of five pe...
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  • Dangers and Destructions of Floods and Hurricanes
    Dangers and Destructions of Floods and Hurricanes Floods and hurricanes have been effecting the lives of people around the world for years. This research paper is going to state some of the worst floods and hurricanes, and how future ones can be controlled. A flood is an ov...
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  • Uttarakhand Floods: a Disaster of Our Own Making?
    Uttarakhand Floods: A Disaster of Our Own Making? Even after two weeks of rescue operations uncertainty prevails over the number of casualties and people still stuck in what is described as the worst natural disaster that has ever struck the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand. The Chief M...
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  • Flash Flood
    http://www.sciencedirect.com.ezaccess.library.uitm.edu.my/science?_ob=MImg&_imagekey=B6VHT-4TMSJS2-J-3&_cdi=6075&_user=6533825&_pii=S0749379708006879&_orig=search&_coverDate=11/30/2008&_sk=999649994&view=c&wchp=dGLbVzz-zSkzV&md5=577e3687a6f87dabb0b332d2e3ba98a...
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  • Floods in India
    About floods in India India, being a peninsular country and surrounded by the Arabian Sea, Indian Ocean and the Bay of Bengal, is quite prone to flood. As per the Geological Survey of India (GSI), the major flood prone areas of India cover almost 12.5% area of the country.  Every year, flood,...
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  • Investigation of Queensland Floods of Dec 2010 –Jan 2011 to Australian Coal Industry and Investment Analysis
    Investigation of Queensland floods of Dec 2010 –Jan 2011 to Australian coal industry and investment analysis Table of contents Table of contents 2 1. Introduction 3 1.1. Research Background 3 1.2. Research Questions and Hypothesis 4 1.3. Literature review on related financial analysis 5...
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  • Comment and Compare the Boscastle and Pakistan Floods
    During the 2010 monsoon season (July and August), Pakistan experienced the worst floods recorded in its history. Heavy rainfall caused flash floods in the north and north-western regions of the country. The subsequent run-off created a southward moving mass of water approximately the size of the Uni...
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  • Boscastle Floods
    The Boscastle flood of 2004 occurred on Monday, 16 August 2004 in the two villages of Boscastle and Crackington Haven in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The villages suffered extensive damage after flash floods caused by an exceptional amount of rain that fell over eight hours that afternoon. The...
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  • Floods
    Introduction A disaster is a natural or man-made (or technological) hazard resulting in an event of substantial extent causing significant physical damage or destruction, loss of life, or drastic change to the environment. A disaster can be ostensively defined as any tragic event stemming...
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  • Natural Disaster : Floods
    Floods There are many natural disasters that occur all over the world. Earthquakes, tsunamis, tornados, and even volcanic eruptions are dangerous to humans and can negatively affect their lives for the worst. There is one natural disaster that some people fear the most, which is known as floods or...
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  • Air Pollution, Floods & Droughts, Afforestation & Deforestation, Biodiversity
    Air pollution Air pollution is the introduction of chemicals, particulate matter, or biological materials that cause harm or discomfort to humans or other living organisms, or cause damage to the natural environment or built environment, into the atmosphere. The atmosphere is a complex dynamic...
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  • Flash Flood
    It is common to have floods during the monsoon season. However, when it rains heavily at any other time, there is always one main worry - flash floods! What causes them? Basically, it is a result of too much rainfall and land development. Normally, when it rains in a forested area, most of the...
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  • Dasasters : Earthquake & Floods
    Earthquake Earthquake is an unexpected and rapid shaking of Earth mainly due to the breakage and shifting of underneath layers. Earthquake strikes all of a sudden at any time of day or night and quite violently. It does not give you any warning. In case of a populated area, the earthquake can cause...
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  • Floods
    DEFINITION OF FLOOD A flood is an overflow or accumulation of an expanse of water that submerges land. The rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land; "plains fertilized by annual inundations" INTRODUCTION . A flood is a natural disaster brough...
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  • FLOODS
    vv                 Top of Form   Bottom of Form HOME M-20 CAMPAIGN CLIMATE SCIENCE COUNTRIES POLICY ADVOCACY RESOURCES INSTITUTIONS SECTOR MOUNTAIN ISSUES About About M-20 Campaign Disaster In Uttarakhand, India: Huge Death Toll Jun 19th, 2013 | By Climate...
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  • Floods
    “This is very big ... It will be a question of years as we go through the rebuilding.” In January 2011, the state capital of Queensland, Brisbane, faced the second highest flood since the start of the 20th century. Major flooding occurred throughout the Brisbane River catchment, the...
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  • Floods in India
    Flood Definitions Floods are caused by weather phenomena and events that deliver more precipitation to a drainage basin than can be readily absorbed or stored within the basin. Acre-foot. Volume of water required to cover 1 acre of land (43,560 square feet) to a depth of 1 foot; equivalent to 325...
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  • Australian Floods
    Australian Flooding Australia is known for the fact that although it has all four seasons, two other seasons are much more important to its inhabitants. These two seasons are the wet season and the dry season. The wet season occurs during the spring and summer while the dry season occurs during t...
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  • Flash Crash: Proposal for Regulation
    Jason Kirsch Miami University Farmer School of Business Jason Kirsch Miami University Farmer School of Business Bloomberg Research Journal 100 F Street, NE Washington, DC 20549 Bloomberg Research Journal 100 F Street,...
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  • History of Flash
    History of Flash: Unit 5 MidTerm Teresa Haven January 1, 2011 IT373-02 |...
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