News tagged with flood management

"We should not fight nature but join forces"

Join forces with nature. This should be our land use and coastal and river management strategy. We should not fight nature, but use its power. It is only in this way that we can provide a growing global population ...

Sep 12, 2013 3 / 5 (3) 0

Go with the flow in flood prediction

Floods have once again wreaked havoc across the country and climate scientists and meteorologists suggest that the problem is only going to get worse with wetter winters and rivers bursting their banks becoming the norm. ...

Dec 04, 2012 5 / 5 (1) 0

Coastal flooding documented

A full moon and Hurricane Sandy spelled near-record flooding in Lewes, Del., last week, as documented in a time-lapse video by Delaware Sea Grant (DESG). The video shows tidal waters and Sandy-driven storm surge cover—and ...

Nov 08, 2012 5 / 5 (1) 0

Managing floods on nature's terms

Mathematical models describing the interaction between water flow, vegetation and sediments in river basins are being developed at Aalto University. The hydraulic models will be used to create a basis for ...

Jun 26, 2012 5 / 5 (1) 0

How Twitter fought the floods

Social media is revolutionising disaster management and community building during emergencies, a study into social networking during last year’s Queensland floods has found.

Jan 11, 2012 not rated yet 0