Flood Essay Topics

Flood Walls/Levees

Another thing is that the process impedes the natural flow of water into the natural system and so the tendency of accumulating more pollutants is high. Note that the water within in the levees and dikes are confined and so water contaminants therein stay within the area at the longer period of time. The process… View Article

Flood routing by the muskingum method

Abstract The Muskingum flow routing method has been very well researched and established in the hydrological literature. Its modest data requirements make it attractive for practical use. The paper gives a general overview of the Flood routing concept and types, and then goes on to explain the Muskingum method in detail. Introduction to Flood Routing… View Article

Floods in India

India, being a peninsular country and surrounded by the Arabian Sea, Indian Ocean and the Bay of Bengal, is quite prone to flood. As per the Geological Survey of India (GSI), the major flood prone areas of India cover almost 12.5% area of the country. Every year, flood, the most common disaster in India causes… View Article

Floods and subsequent death

Hurricane Katrina formed in the United States in the year 2005, causing floods and subsequent death many people. It is estimated that more than 1800 people lost their lives due to the hurricane. This data makes it the worst in the history of the United States since the year 1928. It is considered to have… View Article

How Do Floods Occur

When floods develop, the places in which they do so are called water sheds. These water sheds can be either man made or they can be natural. A watershed is defined as an area that is between a land mass and a water source. A watershed can be a lake or a river. If this… View Article

1927 Mississippi Flood

In one of most powerful natural disasters in the 1900s, the Mississippi river flooded which caused severe damage around the states of Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas. The flood was caused during a large rainfall that lasted approximately 18 hours; the rainfall caused an overflow in the Mississippi river that… View Article

Floods in India and Its Control

Countries irrigated by an adequate river system are in many ways blessed. These rivers not only help agriculture, but they provide a cheap and efficient transport system for the development of internal trade. The saying goes—land divides, seas unite. But waterways bring also a good deal of misery to the people by causing devastating seasonal… View Article

Guwahati Two or Three Heavy Rainfalls in Day Wreck Havoc

In Guwahati two or three heavy rainfalls in day wreck havoc in most of the areas of the city, creating water logging and traffic snarls. Common people however, have no other option but to vent their ire against the government and the authorities concerned, and are learning to live with the streets flooded for hours… View Article

Relationship in Cousin Kate

The crisp summer air filled the local park, the sun burning down, everyone wanted some fresh air-the park was packed. A young couple lounging on the fresh grass having a barbecue, the juicy aroma of sausages floated through the park, making everyone hungry. Across from the couple parked precariously on an old patch of grass… View Article

Creation of Men & The Flood Myths

The three well-known stories about the Creation of Men & The Flood are the Epic of Gilgamesh, Ovid’s Metamorphoses, and the story of creation in the bible’s book of Genesis. Among the three, I believe the story that best describes the story of creation and the flood is the Epic of Gilgamesh. Although all three… View Article

CONCEPT PAPER

BOUYANT FOUNDATION PROBLEM Global climate change is predicted to spark catastrophic flooding, posing a serious threat to coastal regions worldwide. Faced with an uncertain future, human beings must re-evaluate their relationship to nature, and particularly water. In areas largely inhabited by people, there are both positive and negative environmental effects of flooding. Floods can distribute… View Article

Bangladesh’s National Adaptation Programme of Action (NAPA)

Due to Bangladesh’s extreme vulnerability to climate related impacts, adaptation is necessary for the political and economic survival of the country (Ali, 1999; Sajjaduzzaman et al, 2005). Since developing countries have been historically less responsible for the emissions that cause climate change, it is the responsibility of developed countries to finance the cost of adaptation… View Article

The Effects of Physical Factors on the Storm Hydrograph

The Effects of Physical Factors on the Storm Hydrograph The Storm Hydrograph refers to graphs that show how a drainage basin responds to a period of rainfall. Storm hydrographs are very important in predicting the flood risk and in making the necessary precautions to avoid damage to property and loss of life. Physical factors are… View Article

The Effects of Physical Factors on the Storm Hydrograph

The Storm Hydrograph refers to graphs that show how a drainage basin responds to a period of rainfall. Storm hydrographs are very important in predicting the flood risk and in making the necessary precautions to avoid damage to property and loss of life. Physical factors are the biotic factors which affect organisms and their surroundings,… View Article

Ramji Bhai Vasava

G.H.Patel Post Graduate Institute of Business Management, Vallabh Vidhyanagar, Anand In the undivided Bombay province was worked out to build earthen dams and problems faced while building a dam across the rivers Lokmata and Sadmata in northern Gujarat and further issues encountered while a proposal is made to raise the control levels of it. The… View Article