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Author International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics (7th : 2014 : Lausanne, Switzerland). Special Session on Swiss Competences in River Engineering and Restoration.

Title Swiss competences in river engineering and restoration : Special Session on Swiss Competences in River Engineering and Restoration of the Seventh International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics (River Flow 2014), EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland, 5 September 2014 / editors, Anton J. Schleiss, Jürg Speerli, Roger Pfammatter
Published Leiden, The Netherlands : CRC Press/Balkema, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 201 pages) : illustrations
Series Balkema Book
Contents Front Cover; Contents; Preface; Organization; Sponsors; Invited papers; Swiss strategy for integrated risk management: Approaches to flood protection and river restoration; Revitalization of rivers in Switzerland-a historical review; Swiss contribution to bed load transport theories; Freeboard analysis in river engineering and flood mapping-new recommendations; Alpine Rhine Project (Section River Ill-Lake Constance); Flood protection along the Alpine Rhone river: Overall strategy and 3rd correction project
Flood control and revitalisation along the Aare river between Thun and Berne-experiences with recreational use and other conflicts of interestFlood characteristics and flood protection concepts in the Reuss catchment basin; Innovative measures for management of bed load sediment transport: Case studies from alpine rivers in western Switzerland; Integrated flood forecasting and management system in a complex catchment area in the Alps-implementation of the MINERVE project in the Canton of Valais
Flood protection and river restoration in the urban catchment basin of Cassarate river: An opportunity to restore public areas along an urban watercourse running through the city of LuganoIntervention and management of floods in mountain rivers and torrents in the Bernese Oberland; Conference papers; Driftwood retention in pre-alpine rivers; Design of a bed load and driftwood filtering dam, analysis of the phenomena and hydraulic design; Design of a diversion structure for the management of residual risks using physical model tests
From vision to realisation-opportunities and challenges in restoring the river BünzPhysical modeling of the third stage of Aire River revitalisation project; Restoration of the Broye delta into the Lake of Morat (Salavaux, Switzerland); Hydropeaking and fish migration-consequences and possible mitigation measures at the Schiffenen Dam; Flow restoration in Alpine streams affected by hydropower operations-a case study for a compensation basin; Morphodynamic changes in a natural river confluence due to a hydropower modified flow regime
Summary Every year the Swiss Commission for Flood Protection (KOHS) of the Swiss Association for Water Management (SWV) organizes a symposium where professionals, officers of public administrations, and researchers exchange their experiences on special topics and key projects in river engineering and restoration. In 2014, this symposium was organized as a special session of the seventh International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics "River Flow 2014" at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland. In addition to the Swiss participants, scientists and professionals from all over the world were informed about the Swiss competences in river engineering and restoration. In this book, invited and selected contributions regarding the latest tendencies and key-projects in Switzerland are presented to an international community of river engineers and researchers, hoping that they can enrich flood protection and river restoration projects all over the world
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (CRCnetBASE, viewed on March 5, 2015)
Subject River engineering -- Congresses
Stream restoration -- Congresses
River engineering.
Stream restoration.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Pfammatter, Roger, editor.
Schleiss, Anton, editor.
Speerli, Jürg, 1960- editor.
ISBN 1322632545
Other Titles 7th International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics
River Flow 2014
Seventh International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics
Special session on Swiss competences in river engineering and restoration of the Seventh International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics