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New four-language dictionary on flood protection

Aug 28, 2003 / alpMedia
The Swiss Federal Office for Water and Geology and the Swiss Federal Chancellery have published a dictionary on flood protection in German, French, Italian and English.
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It contains 424 pages with 1500 specialist terms, systematically arranged into chapters on Hydrology/Hydraulics, Geomorphology, Risk and Catastrophe Management, and Hydraulic Engineering. The entries include definitions, synonyms, a user's guide, and references to related terms. The dictionary also includes a CD-ROM.
Information: Loat, R./Meier, E., Dictionary of Flood Protection, Haupt Publishers Berne/Stuttgart/Vienna, ISBN 3 258 06536 5; (de)