Special Issue "Hydrological Hazard: Analysis and Prevention"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 March 2018)
A printed edition of this Special Issue is available here.
Due to the considerable impacts of hydrological hazard on water resources, on natural environments and human activities, as well as on human health and safety, climate variability and climate change have become key issues for the research community. In fact, a warmer climate, with its heightened climate variability, will increase the risk of hydrological extremes phenomena, such as droughts and floods. The overall goal of this Special Issue of Geosciences is to consider innovative approaches to the analysis, prediction, prevention, and mitigation of hydrological extremes. With this aim, interdisciplinary original research articles highlighting new ideas, approaches and innovations in the analysis of various types of droughts (e.g., meteorological, agricultural and hydrological drought) and various types of flood (e.g., fluvial, coastal and pluvial) are welcomed.
Potential topics of this Special Issue of Geosciences include, but are not limited to:
- Regional flood and drought analysis
- Case studies and comparative studies in different parts of the world
- Analyses of regional/global patterns and trends
- Effects of land-use or land-cover change on hydrological extremes
- Prediction and prevention of hydrological extremes
- Use of satellite and climate data for drought analysis
- Innovative modelling methods for flood hazards
- Strategies for reducing the vulnerability to hydrological extremes
- Climate change and hydrogeologicl risk
Manuscript Submission Information
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