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Welcome to the first issue of Journal of Flood Risk Management, a new publication for 2008, published jointly with the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) and Wiley-Blackwell.

This exciting new journal aims to become the world's leading platform for knowledge sharing in flood risk management. We will be selecting the very best papers for publication and aim to achieve a balance between leading-edge research and the practical implementation of real projects.

Readers and authors come from a wide background and include hydrologists, meteorologists, geographers, geomorphologists, conservationists, civil engineers, social scientists, policy makers, insurers and practitioners.

Articles published in Journal of Flood Risk Management will be freely available to download in 2008. Click on the links below to view articles from the first issue:

Journal of Flood Risk Management: Editorial 

David Balmforth

Statistical simulation of flood variables: incorporating short-term sequencing
Y. Cai, B. Gouldby, P. Hawkes and P. Dunning

Mapping space for water: screening for urban flash flooding
B. Hankin, S. Waller, G. Astle and R. Kellagher

Estimating river flow capacity in practice
C. Mc Gahey, P.G. Samuels, D.W. Knight and M.T. O'Hare

Sustainable flood risk management strategies to reduce rural communities' vulnerability to flooding in Mozambique
D. Lumbroso, D. Ramsbottom and M. Spaliveiro

Loss of life due to floods
S.N. Jonkman and J.K. Vrijling

An ex-post analysis of the German Upper Rhine: data gathering and numerical modelling of morphological changes in the 19th century
B. Spinewine and Y. Zech

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We hope you enjoy the first issue.

Journal of Flood Risk Management


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News type Inbrief
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Source of information Journal of Flood Risk Management
Keyword(s) floods
Geographical coverage International
News date 27/05/2008
Working language(s) ENGLISH