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Water Stops : Study on New Type of Flood Control System By Jongsun Lee
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Water Stops : Study on New Type of Flood Control System Thesis2013 Master of Architecture University of California at Berkeley
How Safe Are We? - Flood Management in the Miami Valley By Gayle Price
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The Miami Conservancy District was created after the 1913 Flood devastated much of the Miami River Basin in Southwestern Ohio. As a result, an extensive flood management system including five dams... More > was constructed to manage the valley's rivers and streams in the event of very high water.The flooding of New Orleans in 2005 after Hurricane Katrina and the breach of its levees has prompted communities around the country to consider if the flood control measures they have in place are sufficient.In this book, author Gayle Price, Jr. reviews and discusses the original design, the implementation of improved technology over the past 85 years, and the ongoing performance of the Miami Conservancy District's system.< Less
How Safe Are We?: Flood Management In The Miami Valley By Gayle Price Jr.
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The Miami Conservancy District was created after the 1913 Flood devastated much of the Miami River Basin in Southwestern Ohio. As a result, an extensive flood management system including five dams... More > was constructed to manage the valley's rivers and streams in the event of very high water.The flooding of New Orleans in 2005 after Hurricane Katrina and the breach of its levees has prompted communities around the country to consider if the flood control measures they have in place are sufficient.In this book, author Gayle Price, Jr. reviews and discusses the original design, the implementation of improved technology over the past 85 years, and the ongoing performance of the Miami Conservancy District's system.< Less
Unravelling the Code By Joe Flood
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What do the sinking of the Bismarck, the Monmouth Rebellion, artificial stone statues, the Battle of Algiers, revolt in Maryland, rotten borough corruption, temperance agitation, eccentric... More > millionaires, the Victorian Poor laws, Peak Frean biscuits, boll weevil control, bell ringing, theatre criticism, pregnant dairymaids, suicidal poets, African shellfish, corrupt and treacherous nobles, lavish goldfields funerals, vagrant ex-publicans, escaped lunatics, and the doping of racehorses have in common? People called Coad or Coode were involved, quietly doing their jobs. This book tells the story of the ancient surname of Code and how a network of descendants unravelled the descent of unrelated Coads and their Coode cousins, who have lived as neighbours wherever the Cornish congregated. It has a comprehensive genealogy and geography of the 5000 or so people of West Country descent who have borne the name up till 1911. It gives brief biographies of thirty or so eminent or eccentric individuals.< Less
Unravelling the Code hardback By Joe Flood
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What do the sinking of the Bismarck, the Monmouth Rebellion, artificial stone statues, the Battle of Algiers, revolt in Maryland, rotten borough corruption, temperance agitation, eccentric... More > millionaires, the Victorian Poor laws, Peak Frean biscuits, boll weevil control, bell ringing, theatre criticism, pregnant dairymaids, suicidal poets, African shellfish, corrupt and treacherous nobles, lavish goldfields funerals, vagrant ex-publicans, escaped lunatics, and the doping of racehorses have in common? People called Coad or Coode were involved, quietly doing their jobs. This book tells the story of the ancient surname of Code and how a network of descendants unravelled the descent of unrelated Coads and their Coode cousins, who have lived as neighbours wherever the Cornish congregated, throughout England, North America and Australasia. It has a comprehensive genealogy and geography of the 5000 or so people of West Country descent who have borne the name up till 1911.< Less
Who Controls the Weather By Roderick Meredith
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Are "natural disasters" the impersonal workings of "Mother Nature"— or can they be a VITAL message from God? Weather calamities are sometimes called "acts of... More > God"—but what is His ACTUAL role in the droughts, famines, floods and earthquakes that affect our world? What does the Bible say about weather disasters at the end of the age? What can a Christian do to prepare?< Less
Nae-Nee - Birth Control: Infallible, with Nanites and Convenience for All By Stephanie C. Fox
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Nae-Née confronts the major taboo of our time: the conflict between human overpopulation and the human desire to pass on one’s DNA, and to rest assured that the next generation will care... More > for the previous one and continue all that matters to it. Our planet is being stressed past capacity due to biodiversity loss, rising sea levels, floods, droughts, overdependence on fossil fuels, and climate change. The human species is in dire trouble due to overpopulation. But nanite technology has brought about Nae-Née, a safe, reliable, user-friendly form of birth control. Nae-Née is a microscopic robotic device. The world’s leaders have drafted a treaty at the United Nations, and every nation has signed it. All women must have a government-registered Nae-Née device. Every birth must be licensed, and not everyone will get one. The novel is followed by a comprehensive bibliography that acts as a case file in support of global warming and human overpopulation.< Less
Nae-Nee - Birth Control: Infallible, with Nanites and Convenience for All By Stephanie C. Fox
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Nae-Née confronts the major taboo of our time: the conflict between human overpopulation and the human desire to pass on one’s DNA, and to rest assured that the next generation will care... More > for the previous one and continue all that matters to it. Our planet is being stressed past capacity due to biodiversity loss, rising sea levels, floods, droughts, overdependence on fossil fuels, and climate change. The human species is in dire trouble due to overpopulation. But nanite technology has brought about Nae-Née, a safe, reliable, user-friendly form of birth control. Nae-Née is a microscopic robotic device. The world’s leaders have drafted a treaty at the United Nations, and every nation has signed it. All women must have a government-registered Nae-Née device. Every birth must be licensed, and not everyone will get one. The novel is followed by a comprehensive bibliography that acts as a case file on global warming and human overpopulation.< Less
Corinth & Alcorn County, Mississippi Drainage, Vol. 1 By Milton Sandy, Jr.
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In 2010 extensive flooding caused property damage and loss of life in Alcorn County in the city of Corinth, Mississippi. Historic drainage districts established at the turn of the 20th century were... More > reactivated to establish responsibility for maintenance of the neglected flood control drainage canals. These are the compiled newsletters published during the year 2010 by the Bridge, Phillips and Elam Drainage Districts.< Less
Under the Black Clouds By Suren Hakobyan
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Having attained near total control of his Earthly elements, humanity perceives itself as a master without rival. Man ignores his roots. He forgets that he himself is part of the world. How can we... More > dare to challenge nature’s raw powers when we still know little about this universe? In a single night, everything is wiped clean. No planes flying overhead. No radio signals. No light. Everything is gone. The flood has erased every road, every house, and countless memories. But, there is a very small glimpse of hope. Daniel realizes it. He feels it. He sees it. He, his girlfriend Milena, and his friend Edward seek out the high ground as they wait for the waters to recede. However, as time passes, Daniel begins to understand that there is something strange in the water, an evil entity. He senses it - he feels it from within. Daniel knows that mankind is doomed. Evil has come with the rain. It has come for their souls.< Less