• 2015
  • Magazine

Living with natural hazards

environment 2/2015: Living with natural hazards
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environment 2/2015: Living with natural hazards
environment 2/2015: Living with natural hazards

Lessons from the floods of 2005 > There’s a limit to what flood protective structures can do > Avoiding hazard zones > Knowledge creates safety > There will definitely be another earthquake

Tags

  • Forest
  • Water
  • Flood
  • International cooperation
  • Natural hazards
  • Seismology

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Starting with the origin of Switzerland’s abundant water resources, the high amount of precipitation in the Alps, relevant hydrological, water management, social and environmental aspects of water are considered.