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Descriptor English: Dykes
Descriptor Spanish: Diques
Descriptor Portuguese: Diques
Descriptor French: Digues
Entry term(s): Bund
Embankment
Embankments
Floodbank
Floodbanks
Levees
Stopbank
Stopbanks
Tree number(s): SP4.021.197.123.549
SP8.946.819.865.810.809.752
Scope note: A construction along the coast for the protection of port facilities or of water reservoirs (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990)
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CL classification
EC economics
EH ethnology
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
PC prevention & control
PL policies
SN statistics & numerical data
Related: Intake Works DeCS
DeCS ID: 25862
Unique ID: DDCS025862
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Dykes - Preferred
Concept UI FD00058582
Scope note A construction along the coast for the protection of port facilities or of water reservoirs (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990)
Preferred term Dykes
Entry term(s) Bund
Embankment
Embankments
Floodbank
Floodbanks
Levees
Stopbank
Stopbanks



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