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In this volume, the proceedings of the first RIBAMOD workshop are collected. The theme of the workshop was Current policy and practice. The following topics have been dealt with:

- Understanding of the causes of recent floods across Europe;
- Identifications of lessons learned through case studies of different types of catchment and basins;
- Comparison of standards; design, evaluation and decision procedures; and experience of flood mitigation across Europe and its regions;
- How flood risk is assessed, how it is changing and how the public understands and tolerates flood risk;
- Review of past and current design methods and management;
- Strategies, their effects and the need of change;
- Identify EU research and technology development needs.

Additional information

Authors: CASALE R, CEC Bruxelles (BE);PEDROLI G B, Delft Hydraulics (NL);SAMUELS P (EDITORS), HR Wallingford (GB)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 18019 EN (1998) 389pp., FS, ECU 40.00
Availability: Available from the (2)
ISBN: ISBN 92-828-2002-5
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