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sea-flood

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  • North Sea flood of 1962 — North Sea flood 1962 Flood in Hamburg Wilhelmsburg 1962 Duration: 16 February–17 February …   Wikipedia

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  • North Sea flood — ▪ storm surge       the worst storm surge on record for the North Sea, occurring Jan. 31 to Feb. 1, 1953. In The Netherlands some 400,000 acres (162,0000 hectares) flooded, causing at least 1,800 deaths and widespread property damage. In eastern… …   Universalium

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  • Flood — A flood is an overflow of an expanse of water that submerges land, a deluge.MSN Encarta Dictionary. [http://encarta.msn.com/encnet/features/dictionary/DictionaryResults.aspx?refid=1861612277 Flood.] Retrieved on 2006 12 28.] In the sense of… …   Wikipedia

  • Flood control — For the protocol issue, see Flood control (communications). A weir was built on the Humber River (Ontario) to prevent a recurrence of a catastrophic flood. Flood control refers to all methods used to reduce or prevent the detrimental effects of… …   Wikipedia

  • FLOOD, THE — FLOOD, THE, deluge (Heb. mabbul) described in the Book of Genesis and brought by God to destroy humankind because of its sinfulness. Outside of the Noah tales in Genesis mabbul occurs only in Psalm 29:10. In Isaiah 54:9 the great flood is called… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Flood forecasting — is the use of real time precipitation and streamflow data in rainfall runoff and streamflow routing models to forecast flow rates and water levels for periods ranging from a few hours to days ahead, depending on the size of the watershed or river …   Wikipedia

  • Sea level rise — is an increase in sea level. Multiple complex factors may influence this change. Sea level has risen about 130 meters (400 ft) since the peak of the last ice age about 18,000 years ago. Most of the rise occurred before 6,000 years ago. From 3,000 …   Wikipedia


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