Geomorphological impacts of extreme weather: Case studies from central and eastern Europe
ISBN/ASIN: 9789400763005,9789400763012 | 2013 | English | pdf | 373/378 pages | 18.3 Mb
Publisher: Springer Netherlands | Author: Judit Bartholy, Rita Pongrácz (auth.), Denes Loczy (eds.) | Edition: 1
This book presents new research on the geomorphological impacts of extreme precipitation events. It focuses on the extreme summer floods, which affected Central and Eastern Europe in 2010. Case studies on their consequences, including inundations, urban flooding, soil erosion, river bank retreat, alluvial fan accumulation, evolution of karst depressions, debris flows, landslides and soil saturation are presented for Poland, the Czech Republic, Ukraine, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria and Macedonia. This key applied geomorphology book is crucial for anyone interested in these processes and their consequences and also for decision makers who face these catastrophes.