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Flood-hazard mapping in Honduras in response to Hurricane Mitch

M. C. Mastin

Flood-hazard mapping in Honduras in response to Hurricane Mitch

by M. C. Mastin

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey in Tacoma, Wash .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Floods -- Honduras,
  • Flood forecasting -- Honduras

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesFlood hazard mapping in Honduras in response to Hurricane Mitch.
    Statementby Mark C. Mastin ; prepared in cooperation with U.S. Agency for International Development.
    SeriesWater-resources investigations report -- 01-4277.
    ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.), United States. Agency for International Development.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination46 p. :
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17605137M
    OCLC/WorldCa49735136

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    The NFIP uses the BFE to describe the minimum elevation to which new development in a flood hazard area must be regulated. Flood water can easily damage electrical system components including service panels, meters, switches, and outlets. Even if they are inundated for only short periods, electrical system components usually have to be replaced. Mapping of coastal erosion and coastal wetlands environment to support informed decision making by local and state government; mapping of urban areas for flood hazard prediction. Areas: Texas urban areas and Gulf of Mexico shoreline, southern California shoreline, Orinoco Delta of Venezuela, and 15 urban areas in Honduras following Hurricane Mitch.


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