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Large wood in rivers and its Influence on flood hazard

Autor
Ruiz-Villanueva, V.; Díez, A.; Bodoque, J.; Blade, E.
Tipus d'activitat
Article en revista
Revista
Cuadernos de investigación geográfica
Data de publicació
2014
Volum
40
Número
1
Pàgina inicial
229
Pàgina final
246
Repositori
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/23401 Obrir en finestra nova
URL
https://publicaciones.unirioja.es/ojs/index.php/cig/article/view/2523 Obrir en finestra nova
Resum
In terms of flood hazard, the presence of large wood (logs, trees, branches and roots) in rivers may aggravate the consequences of flood events. This material may affect infrastructures such as bridges, weirs, etc., especially those intersecting forested mountain rivers. Until recently, a widely accepted practice was to systematically remove wood debris from river channels as a preventive measure. However, studies have shown that this practice may be useless as the material is transported and de...
Citació
Ruiz-Villanueva, V. [et al.]. Large wood in rivers and its Influence on flood hazard. "Cuadernos de investigación geográfica", 2014, vol. 40, núm. 1, p. 229-246.
Paraules clau
flash flood, flood hazard, flood risk, large wood, woody debris
Grup de recerca
FLUMEN - Dinàmica Fluvial i Enginyeria Hidrològica

Participants

  • Ruiz-Villanueva, Virginia.  (autor)
  • Díez Herrero, Andrés  (autor)
  • Bodoque, Jose María  (autor)
  • Blade i Castellet, Ernest  (autor)

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