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Links between floods and other water issues in the himalayan and tibetan plateau region

Wasson, R.J.; Newell, Edward (Barry)


The Himalayan and Tibetan region and adjacent plains are highly flood-prone, causing massive damage in both urban and rural areas. While this is well known and moderately well studied, we contend that floods are connected to other water issues in this region and hence should not be analyzed in isolation. We use influence diagrams to present initial hypotheses concerning possible cause-effect links between key variables of the wider system. The links emphasize a need to take a much broader than...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Pacific Affairs
DOI: 10.5509/2015883653
Access Rights: Open Access


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