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Kundzewicz, Zbigniew W.

Flood Risk in the Upper Vistula Basin

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Table of contents

Part I. Setting the Stage

1. The Upper Vistula Basin—A Geographical Overview
Joanna Pociask-Karteczka

2. Floods in Mountain Basins
Markus Stoffel, Bartłomiej Wyżga, Tadeusz Niedźwiedź, Virginia Ruiz-Villanueva, Juan Antonio Ballesteros-Cánovas, Zbigniew W. Kundzewicz

3. Anatomy of Flood Risk
Zbigniew W. Kundzewicz, Markus Stoffel

Part II. Factors Influencing Flood Risk (80)

4. Flood Generation Mechanisms and Changes in Principal Drivers
Bartłomiej Wyżga, Zbigniew W. Kundzewicz, Virginia Ruiz-Villanueva, Joanna Zawiejska

5. Methods to Assess Large Wood Dynamics and the Associated Flood Hazard in Polish Carpathian Watercourses of Different Size
Paweł Mikuś, Bartłomiej Wyżga, Virginia Ruiz-Villanueva, Joanna Zawiejska, Ryszard J. Kaczka, Markus Stoffel

6. Large Wood Transport, Deposition and Remobilization during Floods in the Czarny Dunajec River: Outcomes from Numerical Modelling
Virginia Ruiz-Villanueva, Bartłomiej Wyżga, Joanna Zawiejska, Paweł Mikuś, Hanna Hajdukiewicz, Maciej Hajdukiewicz, Markus Stoffel

7. Modelling Hydraulic Parameters of Flood Flows for a Polish Carpathian River Subjected to Variable Human Impacts
Artur Radecki-Pawlik, Bartłomiej Wyżga, Wiktoria Czech, Paweł Mikuś, Joanna Zawiejska, Virginia Ruiz-Villanueva

Part III. Deciphering Changes in Observation Records

8. Observed Changes in AirTemperature and Precipitation and Relationship between them, in the Upper Vistula Basin
Ewa Łupikasza, Tadeusz Niedźwiedź, Iwona Pinskwar, Virginia Ruiz-Villanueva, Zbigniew W. Kundzewicz

9. Change inAtmospheric Circulation Patterns
Tadeusz Niedźwiedź, Ewa Łupikasza

10. Climate Reconstruction from Tree-Rings in the Tatra Mountains
Ryszard J. Kaczka, Barbara Spyt, Karolina Janecka, Tadeusz Niedźwiedź, Zdzisław Bednarz

11. Variability of Flood Frequency and Magnitude During the Late 20th and Early 21st Centuries in the Northern Foreland of the Tatra Mountains
Virginia Ruiz-Villanueva, Bartłomiej Wyżga, Zbigniew W. Kundzewicz, Tadeusz Niedźwiedź, Ewa Łupikasza, Markus Stoffel

12. Deciphering Flood Event Information from Tree-Ring Data in the Tatra Mountains: Implications for Hazard Assessment
Juan Ballesteros-Cánovas, Barbara Spyt, Karolina Janecka, Ryszard J. Kaczka, Markus Stoffel

13. History of Floods on the Upper Vistula
Elżbieta Nachlik, Zbigniew W. Kundzewicz

14. Palaeohydrology of the Upper Vistula River Basin
Leszek Starkel

Part IV. Projections and Adaptation

15. Projections of Precipitation in the Northern Foothills of the Tatra Mountains
Iwona Pinskwar, Adam Chorynski, Zbigniew W. Kundzewicz, Virginia Ruiz-Villanueva

16. Hydroclimatic Projections for the Upper Vistula Basin
Mikolaj Piniewski, Mateusz Szczesniak, Abdelkader Mezghani, Zbigniew W. Kundzewicz

17. Projections of Changes in Flood Hazard in Two Headwater Catchments of the Vistula in the Context of European-Scale Studies
Renata J. Romanowicz, Zbigniew W. Kundzewicz, Hadush K. Meresa, Markus Stoffel, Valentina Krysanova, Joanna Doroszkiewicz

18. Flood Risk Management in the Upper Vistula Basin in Perspective: Traditional versus Alternative Measures
Bartłomiej Wyżga, Artur Radecki-Pawlik, Joanna Zawiejska

19. Stability and Change of Flood Risk Governance in Poland
Piotr Matczak, Jakub Lewandowski, Adam Chorynski, Malgorzata Szwed, Zbigniew W. Kundzewicz

20. Flood Risk Reduction—Opportunities for Learning
Roman Konieczny, Zbigniew W. Kundzewicz, Piotr Matczak

21. Erratum to: Flood Generation Mechanisms and Changes in Principal Drivers
Bartłomiej Wyżga, Zbigniew W. Kundzewicz, Virginia Ruiz-Villanueva, Joanna Zawiejska

Keywords: Earth Sciences, Geophysics/Geodesy, Hydrogeology, Natural Hazards, Quantitative Geology, Water Policy/Water Governance/Water Management, Climate Change Management and Policy

Editor
 
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
GeoPlanet: Earth and Planetary Sciences
Page amount
23 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319419237
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-41922-0

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