Flood Hazard and Patterns of Urban Development in the Upper Midwest,
WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIV MACOMB PUBLIC POLICY RESEARCH INST
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This study was undertaken to examine the relationships between the economic structure in urban areas subject to flood hazard and their flood damage potential in order to develop a systematic methodology for forecasting future flood damage. As a by product of this analysis, insight into alternative policies controlling flood plain development was obtained. Topics discussed include the following Patterns of economic development Flood hazard, flood protection, and population characteristics Future population growth in the Rock Island District Projected population growth and flood hazard in the Rock Island District Average annual flood damage projections.
- Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
- Civil Engineering