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The Resource Flood risk management and the American river basin : an evaluation, Committee on Flood Control Alternatives in the American River Basin, Water Science and Technology Board, Commission on Geosciences, Environment, and Resources, National Research Council, (electronic resource)

Flood risk management and the American river basin : an evaluation, Committee on Flood Control Alternatives in the American River Basin, Water Science and Technology Board, Commission on Geosciences, Environment, and Resources, National Research Council, (electronic resource)

Label
Flood risk management and the American river basin : an evaluation
Title
Flood risk management and the American river basin
Title remainder
an evaluation
Statement of responsibility
Committee on Flood Control Alternatives in the American River Basin, Water Science and Technology Board, Commission on Geosciences, Environment, and Resources, National Research Council
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
363.349360973
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
TC424.C2
LC item number
F564 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Flood damage prevention
  • Floodplain management
  • Risk management
  • American River Watershed (Calif.)
Label
Flood risk management and the American river basin : an evaluation, Committee on Flood Control Alternatives in the American River Basin, Water Science and Technology Board, Commission on Geosciences, Environment, and Resources, National Research Council, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-230)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • ""Flood Risk Management and the American River Basin""; ""Copyright""; ""Preface""; ""Contents""; ""Summary""; ""THE COMMITTEE'S CHARGE""; ""THREE PREMISES""; ""Alleviation of Sacramento's Flood Risk is Critical""; ""National Flood Policies Urge Multiple Adjustments to Hazard""; ""Technical Assessment Includes Policy Judgments""; ""IDENTIFICATION AND EVALUATION OF ALTERNATIVES""; ""ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES""; ""RISK METHODOLOGY""; ""FLOOD RISK MANAGEMENT BEHIND LEVEES""; ""WATER RESOURCES PLANNING AND DECISION MAKING""; ""FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS""
  • ""THE ROLE OF SCIENCE IN THE DECISION MAKING PROCESS""""1 Introduction ""; ""THE AMERICAN RIVER BASIN""; ""Physical Setting""; ""Historical Context of the Flood Control Controversy""; ""The Scale of Decision making and Externalities""; ""Competing Strategies of Flood Response""; ""Intergovernmental Cooperation and Cost Sharing""; ""Scientific Uncertainty""; ""Folsom and Auburn Dams""; ""THE USACE PROJECT PLANNING AND DECISION MAKING PROCESS""; ""2 Identification and Evaluation of Alternatives ""; ""SELECTION OF PROJECT ALTERNATIVES""; ""Flood Control Measures""
  • ""Flood Control Alternative Plans""""Criticisms of the 1991 Measures and Alternatives""; ""Issues of Importance in the 1991 and 1994 Alternative Plans""; ""Folsom Reservoir""; ""Folsom Reoperation""; ""Flood Forecasting and Flood Control Effectiveness""; ""Folsom Operation During Flood Events""; ""Recommendations on Folsom Operations""; ""Gated Auburn Dam""; ""Offstream Flood Control Storage on Deer Creek""; ""Nonstructural Measures""; ""FLOOD RISK REDUCTION FROM ALTERNATIVE PLANS""; ""Development of Inflow Design Hydrographs for Unregulated Conditions""
  • ""Estimation of the Probabilities of Unregulated Flood Volumes""""Construction of Inflow Design Hydrographsâ€?Unregulated Conditions""; ""Development of Design Hydrographs Below Folsom""; ""Accounting for Effects of Folsom Dam""; ""Accounting for Effects of Auburn Alternatives""; ""Accounting for Downstream Inflows""; ""Hydraulic Modeling""; ""Assumptions About Confluence of American and Sacramento Rivers""; ""Hydraulic Models""; ""Geotechnical Analysis""; ""The 1991 ARWI Analysis""; ""Subsequent Investigations""; ""Recent Work""; ""OTHER TECHNICAL ISSUES: FLOOD RECORD AND GEOMORPHOLOGY""
  • ""American River Flood Record""""Geomorphology of the Lower American River""; ""Historical Channel Changes""; ""Mining Sediment""; ""Bank and Lateral Stability""; ""Channel Lowering and Enlargement""; ""Vertical Incision""; ""Channel Enlargement""; ""Channel Changes at Streamflow Gages""; ""Fair Oaks Gage near Old Bridge""; ""Fair Oaks Gage at Hazel Avenue""; ""Geomorphic Conclusion""; ""3 Environmental Issues ""; ""TREATMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES IN THE ARWI REPORT""; ""Overview of NEPA and CEQA""; ""Environmental Information Deficiencies in the 1991 ARWI""
  • ""Project Alternatives Assessment in the 1991 ARWI""
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (256 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780309588393
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)110986584753422
  • (EBL)3376356
  • (SSID)ssj0000156044
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11151556
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000156044
  • (PQKBWorkID)10123847
  • (PQKB)10706288
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3376356
  • (EXLCZ)99110986584753422
Label
Flood risk management and the American river basin : an evaluation, Committee on Flood Control Alternatives in the American River Basin, Water Science and Technology Board, Commission on Geosciences, Environment, and Resources, National Research Council, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-230)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • ""Flood Risk Management and the American River Basin""; ""Copyright""; ""Preface""; ""Contents""; ""Summary""; ""THE COMMITTEE'S CHARGE""; ""THREE PREMISES""; ""Alleviation of Sacramento's Flood Risk is Critical""; ""National Flood Policies Urge Multiple Adjustments to Hazard""; ""Technical Assessment Includes Policy Judgments""; ""IDENTIFICATION AND EVALUATION OF ALTERNATIVES""; ""ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES""; ""RISK METHODOLOGY""; ""FLOOD RISK MANAGEMENT BEHIND LEVEES""; ""WATER RESOURCES PLANNING AND DECISION MAKING""; ""FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS""
  • ""THE ROLE OF SCIENCE IN THE DECISION MAKING PROCESS""""1 Introduction ""; ""THE AMERICAN RIVER BASIN""; ""Physical Setting""; ""Historical Context of the Flood Control Controversy""; ""The Scale of Decision making and Externalities""; ""Competing Strategies of Flood Response""; ""Intergovernmental Cooperation and Cost Sharing""; ""Scientific Uncertainty""; ""Folsom and Auburn Dams""; ""THE USACE PROJECT PLANNING AND DECISION MAKING PROCESS""; ""2 Identification and Evaluation of Alternatives ""; ""SELECTION OF PROJECT ALTERNATIVES""; ""Flood Control Measures""
  • ""Flood Control Alternative Plans""""Criticisms of the 1991 Measures and Alternatives""; ""Issues of Importance in the 1991 and 1994 Alternative Plans""; ""Folsom Reservoir""; ""Folsom Reoperation""; ""Flood Forecasting and Flood Control Effectiveness""; ""Folsom Operation During Flood Events""; ""Recommendations on Folsom Operations""; ""Gated Auburn Dam""; ""Offstream Flood Control Storage on Deer Creek""; ""Nonstructural Measures""; ""FLOOD RISK REDUCTION FROM ALTERNATIVE PLANS""; ""Development of Inflow Design Hydrographs for Unregulated Conditions""
  • ""Estimation of the Probabilities of Unregulated Flood Volumes""""Construction of Inflow Design Hydrographsâ€?Unregulated Conditions""; ""Development of Design Hydrographs Below Folsom""; ""Accounting for Effects of Folsom Dam""; ""Accounting for Effects of Auburn Alternatives""; ""Accounting for Downstream Inflows""; ""Hydraulic Modeling""; ""Assumptions About Confluence of American and Sacramento Rivers""; ""Hydraulic Models""; ""Geotechnical Analysis""; ""The 1991 ARWI Analysis""; ""Subsequent Investigations""; ""Recent Work""; ""OTHER TECHNICAL ISSUES: FLOOD RECORD AND GEOMORPHOLOGY""
  • ""American River Flood Record""""Geomorphology of the Lower American River""; ""Historical Channel Changes""; ""Mining Sediment""; ""Bank and Lateral Stability""; ""Channel Lowering and Enlargement""; ""Vertical Incision""; ""Channel Enlargement""; ""Channel Changes at Streamflow Gages""; ""Fair Oaks Gage near Old Bridge""; ""Fair Oaks Gage at Hazel Avenue""; ""Geomorphic Conclusion""; ""3 Environmental Issues ""; ""TREATMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES IN THE ARWI REPORT""; ""Overview of NEPA and CEQA""; ""Environmental Information Deficiencies in the 1991 ARWI""
  • ""Project Alternatives Assessment in the 1991 ARWI""
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (256 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780309588393
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)110986584753422
  • (EBL)3376356
  • (SSID)ssj0000156044
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11151556
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000156044
  • (PQKBWorkID)10123847
  • (PQKB)10706288
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3376356
  • (EXLCZ)99110986584753422

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