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Quelles rivieres pour demain ?

Which Rivers for Tomorrow?

Thoughts on the Ecology and Restoration of Water Courses


C. Lévêque

Edition 2016

This book explores all aspects of man’s relations with rivers, from the legal status of water courses to the notion of “good ecological state”, via their animal population, the exploitation of their resources, the aquatic landscapes, the policies of large river cities and the imaginary world of running water. Of the view that the environment serves humanity, not the reverse, the author also wonders about the relevance of the concept of ecological “restoration”.


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Les risques naturels en montagne

Natural Mountain Hazards


D. Richard, F. Naaim-Bouvet

Edition 2015

Avalanches, glacial-related hazards, floods and mudslides, slope failure and falling rock are experienced by all mountaineers. Economic development based on tourism increases exposure to hazards; the catastrophe of the Grand-Bornand campground and its 23 victims being a case in point. This reference work, targeting professionals and decision-makers, but also the general public, explains these phenomena and explores protection techniques.


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Spillways on River Dykes

Spillways on River Dykes


G. Degoutte

Edition 2012

A complete overview of the engineered structures built on dykes known as spillways: presentation of different types of spillway and their function in flood management.

This guide addresses the various types of engineered structures on river dykes, their functional aspects, the hydraulics, the river morphology, the civil engineering and flood management.


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Risques et impacts des retenues

Risques et impacts des retenues


L. Peyras, A. Evette, D. Laigle

Edition 2009

In France, there are some 120 high-altitude reservoirs constructed fundamentally in the Alps and Pyrenees. However, what risks and impacts have emerged since the first reservoirs were built ten years ago?


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Retenues d'altitude

Retenues d'altitude


P. Mériaux, L. Peyras

Edition 2009
This book, a real integrated guide, sets out the rules in terms of the design, building and surveillance of high-altitude reservoirs in mountain leisure resorts.
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Grands barrages et habitants

Grands barrages et habitants

The Social Risks of Development


N. Blanc, S. Bonin

Edition 2008
The sustainability of large dams, seen from a social science standpoint: social aspects should no longer be sidelined in planning studies, but should form the basis for a new environmental management rationale.
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Vieillissement et réhabilitation des petits barrages en terre

Vieillissement et réhabilitation des petits barrages en terre


D. Lautrin

Edition 2003

This document discusses the technical and economic aspects of ageing mechanisms of embankment dams, describes preventive measures as well as rehabilitation and reinforcement techniques. The author bases his approach on the study and follow-up of 215 ...


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Guide pour le diagnostic rapide des barrages anciens

Guide pour le diagnostic rapide des barrages anciens


Edition 1999

Presentation and illustration of diagnostic techniques for the verification of old dams ...


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Technique des petits barrages en afrique

Technique des petits barrages en afrique


J. Durand, P. Royet, P. Mériaux

Edition 1999

After a first chapter devoted to preliminary studies and the choice of sites, this document discusses the design of flood spillways and appurtenant structures, the design of embankment, masonry, concrete and wire-wrapped dams and, finally, the ...


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