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Remarkable Floods in France

Remarkable Floods in France

2011 Inventory for the Floods Directive


M. Lang, D. Cœur

Edition 2014

This book summarises remarkable floods listed in France in 2011 to make the application of the European Floods Directive. It offers information on about 175 floods and covers more than two hundred years, from 1770 to 2011, with over half the events since 1980. It thus supplements the previous national summary by Champion (1858-1864).


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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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Natural Risk Management

Natural Risk Management

Lessons from Cyclone Xynthia


S. Hallegatte, V. Przyluski

Edition 2012

The risk management policy introduced since Cyclone Xynthia in February 2010 has highlighted the need to re-think French risk management policy and its climate change adaptation plan.This collective work analyses the recent natural disasters, especially Xynthia, and makes a few suggestions for an integrated risk management policy.


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Surveillance, maintenance and  diagnosis of flood protection dikes

Surveillance, maintenance and diagnosis of flood protection dikes

A practical handbook for owners and operators


P. Royet, P. Mériaux

Edition 2007

This technical handbook is intended for the personnel of companies or organisations involved in the management of dikes designed to provide protection against flooding caused by a rise in river levels. Written for engineers and technicians, its aim is to increase understanding of : how dike systems work, the risks faced, surveillance and maintenance operations.

It also aims to explain the reasons for and describe the work to be done to ensure the long-term future and safety of such structures, given water resource legislation in France. Produced upon the initiative of the French Ministry of the Environment (water resources department), this book was written by Cemagref, under the guidance of, and with contributions from, a working party.


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Geophysical and Geotechnical Methods for Diagnosing Flood Protection Dikes

Geophysical and Geotechnical Methods for Diagnosing Flood Protection Dikes

Guide for Implementation and Interpretation


C. Fauchard, P. Mériaux, R. Turner

Edition 2007

Inestimable pour toute personne impliquée dans la sécurité de la digue et notamment pour les propriétaires, les gestionnaires, les ingénieurs et les entrepreneurs, ce guide fournit toutes les informations nécessaires pour le diagnostic de la digue efficace et le lancement des travaux plus étendus ou étude détaillée.


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Safety of Flood Protection and Canal Embankments

Safety of Flood Protection and Canal Embankments


CFBR

Edition 2005
This special issue is intended to publicize the latest advances concerning dyke safety, for use by elected representatives, project managers, engineers and technicians, researchers and teachers.
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Méthodologie de diagnostic des digues appliquée aux levées de la Loire moyenne

Méthodologie de diagnostic des digues appliquée aux levées de la Loire moyenne


M. Lino, P. Royet, P. Mériaux

Edition 1970

The diagnostic tools presented in this book and earmarked for the middle Loire River are generally applicable to other contexts or sites where embankments have been built to protect from flooding. After a description of the levees, the authors ...


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