Torrential flood hazards and management, in Wadi Aday Muscat area, Sultanate of Oman, a GIS and Remote Sensing approach

A. S. Saleh*, S. M. Al-Hatrushi

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نتاج البحث

ملخص

Flash flood hazards of Wadi Aday threaten human activities in an important urban area of Muscat city, the capital of Sultanate of Oman. To evaluate and mitigate these floods; Remote Sensing (IKONOS Images), Topographic and Cadastral maps, data of rainfall, floods and other data sources have been used and manipulated under a GIS environment. The study determined the areas under the flood risk, and clarified the risk class and degree for each of human activities object in the lower part of Wadi Ady. In order to mitigate the flood hazards, and to utilize the floods water in like extreme hot desert area; the study suggested: establishing two dams and artificial channel added to some methods that reduce the erosion on canyon reach road.

اللغة الأصليةEnglish
عنوان منشور المضيف29th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing 2008, ACRS 2008
الصفحات783-788
عدد الصفحات6
حالة النشرPublished - 2008
الحدث29th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing 2008, ACRS 2008 - Colombo
المدة: نوفمبر ١٠ ٢٠٠٨نوفمبر ١٤ ٢٠٠٨

سلسلة المنشورات

الاسم29th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing 2008, ACRS 2008
مستوى الصوت2

Other

Other29th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing 2008, ACRS 2008
الدولة/الإقليمSri Lanka
المدينةColombo
المدة١١/١٠/٠٨١١/١٤/٠٨

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