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Flood dams and reservoirs

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View Resource World Wide Web Pages for Dam Design

This site is a very informative and well presented resource for dam design, primarily intended to give undergraduates or anyone interested in the subject a solid introduction to the basic concepts. Maintained at the University of Durham in Britain, there are many sections that provide a good overview of the many processes involved in building a dam. Many different types of dams are described in...

http://community.dur.ac.uk/~des0www4/cal/dams/fron/contents....
View Resource NOVA: Sinking City of Venice

First aired on November 19, 2002, the Sinking City of Venice is a fascinating episode of the NOVA television series that focuses on the threat of rising tide levels for the exposed Italian city. Venice has many historical treasures and centuries-old architecture, which is forcing the government to turn to engineers for possible solutions to safeguard the city. A very ambitious proposal that is...

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/venice/
View Resource The Dutch adopt a seemingly contrarian strategy for dealing with rising sea levels

We'd like 250,000 of these, please http://arts.guardian.co.uk/art/architecture/story/0,,2244258,00.html Delta Works.org http://www.deltawerken.com/English/10.html?setlanguage=en Historic maps of the Netherlands http://odur.let.rug.nl/~maps/fokkevdmolen/index1.htm American Experience: Hoover Dam http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/hoover/ China Three Gorges...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2008/0125