The realities of floods: A multi-disciplinary review of flood management issues
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The realities of floods: A multi-disciplinary review of flood management issues proceedings from the USCID Flood Management Seminar, St. Louis, Missouri, March 30-April 1, 1995

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Published by The Committee .
Written in English


  • Congresses,
  • Floodplain management,
  • Floods

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Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8709366M
ISBN 101887903003
ISBN 109781887903004

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