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Improving Flood Forecasting in International River Basins
Hossain, F.Katiyar, N.
In flood-prone international river basins (IRBs), many riparian nations that are located close to a basin's outlet face a major problem in effectively forecasting flooding because ...
Monitoring of fish larvae during the annual flood of the Mekong and Bassac rivers, Mekong Delta, Viet Nam
Tung, N. T.Du, N. N.An, V. V.Tuan, T. T.
Many Mekong ? sh species spawn in Cambodia at the beginning of the annual ? ood, after which their fry drift down the Mekong and its tributary rivers into the Mekong Delta. During ...
Measuring Vulnerability to Natural Hazards: Towards Disaster Resilient Societies
Lowland tropical peatlands of Southeast Asia
Page, S.E.Rieley, J.O.Wüst, R.
Peatlands are terrestrial wetland ecosystems in which the production of organic matter exceeds its decomposition and a net accumulation results. Several factors influence peat form...
Development of flood risk map using GIS for Sg. Selangor Basin.
Hassan, A. J.Ghani, A. A.Abdullah, R.
Flood is a natural disaster in this country. However human activities in many circumstances change flood behaviour. Activities in the flood plain and catchment such as land clearin...
Monitoring of human enteric viruses and coliform bacteria in waters after urban flood in Jakarta, Indonesia
Phanuwan, C.Takizawa, S.Oguma, K.Katayama, H.Yunika, A.Ohgaki, S.
Floodwaters in Kampung Melayu village, Jakarta, Indonesia, as well as river water and consumable water (including groundwater and tap water) samples in flooded and non-flooded area...
Comprehensive planning and the role of SDSS in flood disaster management in Malaysia
Billa, L.Shattri, M.Rodzi Mahmud, A.Halim Ghazali, A.
To present a comprehensive flood management plan for Malaysia, the various planning stages and the proponents of the plan. It is also to expound and highlight the importance of spa...
Storm surge in the Gulf of Thailand generated by Typhoon Linda in 1997 using Princeton Ocean Model (POM)
Princeton Ocean Model (POM) was applied to simulate tidal circulation in the Gulf of Thailand. The model grid space was 0.1° × 0.1° (11×11 km2). The model was forced by eight t...
Landslide Hazard and Risk
Glade, T.Anderson, M. G.Crozier, M. J.
The Ironies of Instability in Indonesia
Landslide Risk Prioritization of Tsunami Affected Area in Thailand
Suttisak SoralumpBunpoat Kulsuwan
The incident on 26 December 2004 draws public attention on earthquake hazard in Thailand. However, landslide hazard is the natural hazard that happens almost every year and causes ...
Preliminary Report on the 17 February 2006 Leyte, Philippines Landslide
Rolando P. OrenseSamuel E. Sapuay
Following days of heavy rainfall, a large-scale landslide occurred in Southern Leyte Province, Philippines, burying almost the entire village of Guinsaugon and causing the death of...
Hurricanes and global warming
Anthropogenic climate change has the potential for slightly increasing the intensity of tropical cyclones through warming of sea surface temperatures1. Emanuel2 has shown a strikin...
Impact of 1998–2002 midlatitude drought and warming on terrestrial ecosystem and the global carbon cycle
Zeng, N.Qian, H.Roedenbeck, C.Heimann, M.
A rare drought occurred from 1998 to 2002 across much of the Northern Hemisphere midlatitude regions. Using observational data and numerical models, we analyze the impact of this e...