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Flood Prevention and Drought Relief in Mekong River Basin

  • Hui Liu

Part of the Springer Tracts in Civil Engineering book series (SPRTRCIENG)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Baiyinbaoligao, Hui Liu, Xingru Chen, Xiangpeng Mu
    Pages 1-25
  3. Xingru Chen, Hui Liu, Baiyinbaoligao, Xiangpeng Mu
    Pages 27-54
  4. Shiyu Hou, Hui Liu, Fuqiang Tian
    Pages 55-93
  5. Xuejun Zhang, Hui Liu
    Pages 95-107
  6. Zhixiong Ding, Xuejun Zhang, Song Han, Hui Liu
    Pages 109-166
  7. Hui Liu, Xiangpeng Mu
    Pages 167-172
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 173-179

About this book


This book provides an overview of flood and drought in the Lower Mekong Basin, reviews the characteristics of flood and drought, and details structural and non-structural measures for flood and drought mitigation employed in the basin countries, as well as their flood and drought mitigation capacity.

Given its scope, the book offers a valuable resource for researchers and engineers in the field of transboundary rivers, especially those with an interest in the Lower Mekong River. 


Lower Mekong Flood Drought Disaster mitigation Structural measures Non-structural measures Flood and Drought in Mekong River Basin

Editors and affiliations

  • Hui Liu
    • 1
  1. 1.China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower ResearchBeijingChina

About the editors

Dr LIU’s research primarily focuses on hydrological processes and modeling, flood management, and transboundary river water cooperation. She has over five years of research experience in transboundary water cooperation in China, has participated in various Lancang-Mekong water resources cooperation activities, and has served as program manager for three international cooperation projects involving Mekong River countries. She was an editor of a joint publication by the MWR of China and MRC in 2016 and is the author of more than 10 journal papers and one book.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Flood Prevention and Drought Relief in Mekong River Basin
  • Editors Hui Liu
  • Series Title Springer Tracts in Civil Engineering
  • Series Abbreviated Title Springer Tracts in Civil Engineering
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information China Water & Power Press and Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-981-15-2005-1
  • Softcover ISBN 978-981-15-2008-2
  • eBook ISBN 978-981-15-2006-8
  • Series ISSN 2366-259X
  • Series E-ISSN 2366-2603
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XI, 179
  • Number of Illustrations 6 b/w illustrations, 98 illustrations in colour
  • Additional Information Jointly published with China Water & Power Press, Beijing, China
  • Topics Geoengineering, Foundations, Hydraulics
    Natural Hazards
    Building Construction and Design
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