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floods
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
An overflow or inundation that comes from a river or other body of water and causes or threatens to cause property damage.
Definition Source
Schwarz, Charles F.; Thor, Edward C.; Elsner, Gary H. 1976. Wildland planning glossary. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-13. Berkeley, Calif.: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/33992.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/33992
Used For
flash floods
flooding (disaster)
Broader Term
hydrology
weather
Related Term
disasters
flood control
flood damage
flood meadows
flooded conditions
floodplains
saturated conditions
stormwater management
wet environmental conditions
Spanish
inundaciones
Term Number
33992