Click for new scientific resources and news about Corona[COVID-19]

Paper Information

Journal:   JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES   September 2002 , Volume 28 , Number 29; Page(s) 59 To 70.
 
Paper: 

THE ROLE OF GEOGRAPHICAL STRUCTURE IN THE FLOOD OF MORDAD 18 (AUGUST 1999) IN THE CITY OF NEKA

 
 
Author(s):  POURAHMAD AHMAD*
 
* Dept. of Geography, Univ. of Tehran
 
Abstract: 
Concerning the destructive effects and frequent damages of the flood in the country, studying the dimension and reasons of the flood of Neka city, as one of the greatest floods in the recent years and its preventive measures are objectives of this research.
By using direct observation method and statistical data and working on maps, this paper examines the dimensions of the flood of Mordad 18 (August) of Neka city with regard to the role of the existing conditions and geographical and natural structure of the region including the climate and rainafall, the basin's height discrepancy, type of land, the rate of destruction of the forests and pastures, the river-beds deposits, coefficient of basin form, violation of the river limits, bridge status and river meander.
The results indicate the main role of inhabitants of the region in neglecting to perserve the biological harmony. The geographical structure of the natural conditions is also the contributing and intensifying factors which brought about the Neka flood.
 
Keyword(s): NATURAL DISASTER, GEOGRAPHICAL STRUCTURE, FLOOD, NEKA CITY
 
References: 
  • ندارد
 
  Yearly Visit 70
 
Latest on Blog
Enter SID Blog