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Top Spec Geography: Flood Risk and Management

David Holmes and David Croot

  • Series Editor: Bob Digby and Sue Warn
  • Pages: 44
  • ISBN: 978-1-84377-256-9
  • Published: 2011

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This book investigates river flooding, looking specifically at flood risk and management. It begins by explaining the nature of the flood problem and causes of floods before considering flood risk and human vulnerability through a rich mixture of contemporary and original case studies drawn from various locations and at different scales. It then reviews the impacts of river flooding, actual and perceived, including the role of the media. The book concludes with an up-to-date review of flood management approaches, including the role of risk registers and sustainable solutions.

Top Spec books are aimed at Post-16 geography students.

David Holmes is Principal Examiner for A-Level and an experienced author.

David Croot is a Teaching Fellow in the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth.

 
CONTENTS

Editors' preface - Download free sample
Chapter 1: The nature of the river flood problem
Chapter 2: Causes of the river flood hazard
Chapter 3: Flood risk and human vulnerability - Download free sample
Chapter 4: Understanding the impacts of river floods
Chapter 5: Managing the river flood hazard - Download free sample
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