From May 21 to 29, 2001, a delegation from
the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) was in Ukraine
to study the causes and consequences of the 1998 and 2001 floods in Zakarpattia.
The Ukrainian Land and Resource Management Center (ULRMC) and USGS specialists jointly surveyed critical areas and damaged settlements resulting
in preliminary analyses of the situation. For further information on some of these analyses, please see below.
Textual analytical data on Zakarpattia flooding in 1998 and 2001
This article contains informational references on the Tisa River flooding activity in Zakarpattia in 1998 and 2001.
Recommendations on emergency situation prevention in the region are also proposed.
Map of research points and corresponding photos
Meteorological and hydrological posts in Zakarpattia
Map of precipitation levels before flood in 1998
Map of precipitation levels before flood in 2001
River water levels during the 1998 and 2001 floods
Comparative data on precipitation and river water levels during the 1998 and 2001 floods
ULRMC expresses its appreciation to the Ministry of Emergency Situations and
Chornobyl Affairs of Ukraine, the Ministry of Environment and Natural
Resources, the State Water Management Committee of Ukraine, the State
Forestry Committee of Ukraine, the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine,
Zakarpattia State Oblast Administration, the Hydrometeorologic Institute for
providing the organizational and informational support in conducting the
research on the causes and implications of flooding in Zakarpattia.