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S: Floods By: Acacia Wood

FC: Floods | By: Acacia Wood

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6: © 2011 Acacia Wood | If you are to use this book for a project, any project, you must site this source. Frisco, Texas,United States Mixbook.com This was created for educational purposes, Science Class Project. Floods | 3 7 2 6 10 8 4 0 12

7: Table Of Contents | 1. Indonesian Flood | 2. Indonesian Flood Pictures | 3. Indonesian Flood Pictures | 10. Acknowledgments | 4. How did it start? | 5. How can you track a Flood? | 6. Q&A Facts | 7. Q&A Facts | 8. More Q&A | 9. How can you measure a Flood? | 1A

8: Indonesia | Place:Waibalun, Larantuka District, East Flores, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. Date: Jan. 17. 2011 Death Toll: 0 | Tenggara | 1

9: After: | Pictures of the village during the flood. | "Until last night at 12:00pm, carrying 150 new households or 737 residents who fled, but this morning has grown to reach more than a thousand people displaced," said Manuk. | "Our officers are ready in the field. Now they're preparing soup kitchen. If it is still necessary, we will have to come from neiboring districts such as Sikka, Maumere & Lembata," He said. | 2

10: A little more... | More pictures from the flood. | ''Residents panic was triggered by the arrival of the flood that is considered not reasonable because there are no tributaries that pass through residential areqas & for the first time this has happened in the history of diaster in East Flores'' Piter Manuk added. | 3

11: How did it start? | The flood started after a small river overflowed due to a heavy rainfall lasting 2 weeks. | Flood diaster in Larantuka said he did occur almost every year but usually overflowed from a small river from the mountians to the sea which lies at the center of the City Larantuka, around the palace of King Larantuka. | 4

12: This is a radon map. | How Can you Track a flood? | This is an Annual Run off map. | This is an Average rainfall map. | Hydrologists can use these maps to infer which areas will have the worst floods. | Hydrologists can use these maps to infer that the places with the highest rainfall will most likley have the most floods. | Hydrologists can use these maps to track the radon being released by groundwater to trace a flood. | 5

13: Q&A Facts | Q: Who studies a flood? | Q: Who are they? | A: Hydrologist | A: A scientist Who studies the effects water has on the earths land & air. | Q: What is a Flood? | A: An overflow of water onto a previously dry area from a lake, river, stream, or such that can't hold the water. | 6

14: Q: What kind of education does a hydrologist need? | More Q&A | Q: What is a flash flood? | A: A flood that happens within 6 hours of heavy rain catching people off guard not giving time to prepare. | A: Required~ A master degree in hydrology & doctorate degrees in research & teaching positions. | A: Entry level positions~ batcholor degree in hydrolic science. | A: Perspective~ Courses in mathmatics, hydrogeology, chemestry, geophysics, soil science, engineering science, goelogy, conservation, aquatic biology & atmospheric science.Can gain voulintary certification in pro. hydrology. | 7

15: More Q&A | Q: What causes a flood? | Q: What are the stages of a flood? | A: Near flood stage, minor moderate & major flooding. | A: when there is a larger then normal or cont. rainfall for a short period of time or where a waterway is clogged to cause overflowing. | Q: What is a Hurst Exponent? | A: An estimate number of predictibality in a time series. | 8

16: There is no specific instrument to measure a flood. | How do you measure a flood? | They can sometimes use a rain gauge, river gauge, Flood gauge or monitors. | Rain Gauge | River/Flood gauge | Monitor | 9

17: Sites: | WWW.mapreport.com | http://poleshift.ning.com | http://ga.water.usgs.gov | www.nssl.noaa.gov | www.degreefnders.com | http://water.weather.gov | www.radontestinglab.com | 10

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  • Title: Floods
  • Its a school project. Hope you find it creative & or useful! After all I designed it myself. i tried to make the copyright & publishing pages look as professional as i could, but, take the copyright idea seriously.
  • Tags: science, Natural Occurances
  • Started: over 4 years ago
  • Updated: about 4 years ago

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