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Mosul Dam Full Story: What If The Dam Fails?
Luleå University of Technology, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering, Mining and Geotechnical Engineering.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-6790-2653
2016 (English)In: Journal of Earth Sciences and Geotechnical Engineering, ISSN 1792-9040, E-ISSN 1792-9660, Vol. 6, no 3, p. 245-269Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Dams are very important infrastructure to any country where they serve for different purposes. Unfortunately, they represent risks to life and property due to their potential to fail and cause catastrophic flooding. Recent studies indicate the possibility of Mosul Dam failure. For this reason different failure models were used to estimate the consequences of such failure. Almost all models applied gave similar results. It is assumed that in case the water level in Mosul Dam reservoir is at its maximum operational level the effected population will reach 6,248,000 (about one million will lose their life) and the inundated area will be 7202 square kilometer. This catastrophe requires prudent emergency evacuation planning to minimize loses.

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2016. Vol. 6, no 3, p. 245-269
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Geotechnical Engineering
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Soil Mechanics
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URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-9141Local ID: 7b53e24f-b3e4-4595-a46d-ed13c4817229OAI: oai:DiVA.org:ltu-9141DiVA: diva2:982079
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Validerad; 2016; Nivå 1; 20160827 (nadhir)Available from: 2016-09-29 Created: 2016-09-29 Last updated: 2017-11-24Bibliographically approved

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