Riverine flood hazard: Part A. types, processes and causative factors

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dc.contributor.author Jain, Vikrant
dc.contributor.author Beyene, Mussie
dc.contributor.author Varay, L. Sardine
dc.contributor.author Wasson, Robert Jame
dc.contributor.author Jain, Shaleen
dc.date.accessioned 2018-11-16T06:05:55Z
dc.date.available 2018-11-16T06:05:55Z
dc.date.issued 2019-03
dc.identifier.citation Jain, Vikrant; Beyene, Mussie; Varay, L. Sardine; Wasson, Robert Jame and Jain, Shaleen, "Riverine flood hazard: part A. types, processes and causative factors", Proceedings of the Indian National Science Academy, DOI: 10.16943/ptinsa/2018/49471, vol. 85, no. 1, pp. 43-64, Mar. 2019. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 2454-9983
dc.identifier.uri https://doi.org/10.16943/ptinsa/2018/49471
dc.identifier.uri https://repository.iitgn.ac.in/handle/123456789/4001
dc.description.abstract Floods are one of the most severe natural hazards. Natural and anthropogenic climate change and a changing landscape have the potential to exacerbate flood impacts. An in-depth understanding of flood types, processes and causative factors is essential in planning effective flood management strategies. In-depth understanding of flood events needs analyses of their hydrological as well as geomorphic characteristics. The understanding of palaeofloods, often in conjunction with traditional analyses of flood frequency and magnitude, can also unravel changes related to flood hazard. The new flood management strategies need inclusion of nonstructural measures on the basis of an understanding of basin to reach scale processes for sustainable management of flood hazard; however, to be effective it should be based on an understanding of flood dynamics. This study provides a review of the various aspects of flood hazard, with particular focus on the dynamical processes that underpin the flood phenomenon.
dc.description.statementofresponsibility by Vikrant Jain, Mussie Beyene, L. Sardine Varay, Robert Jame Wasson and Shaleen Jain
dc.format.extent vol. 85, no. 1, pp. 43-64
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Indian National Science Academy en_US
dc.subject Return period en_US
dc.subject Flood discharge en_US
dc.subject Climate change en_US
dc.subject Sediment transport en_US
dc.subject Flood power en_US
dc.subject Palaeoflood en_US
dc.subject Flood management en_US
dc.subject Statistical hydrology en_US
dc.title Riverine flood hazard: Part A. types, processes and causative factors en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.relation.journal Proceedings of the Indian National Science Academy


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