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Wadi Hydrology

Wadi Hydrology by Zekai Sen
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Introduction


General
Arid Region Classification
Desertification
Droughts
Climate Change Impacts
Wadi Hydrology
Methodological Distinctions
References

Wadi Characteristics


General
Geomorphology
Soil and Landforms
Rock Environments in Arid Regions
Drainage Basin Features
Time of Concentration
References

Rainfall Pattern


General
Rainfall Features
Temporal Distribution of Rainfall
Aridity Index
Accumulative Rainfall Curve (ARC)
Intensity –Duration –Frequency (IDF) Relationship
Rainy and Nonrainy Days
Rainfall Distribution Functions and Prediction
Spatial Distribution of Rainfall
Triple Variable Drought Descriptor
References

Runoff and Hydrograph Analysis


General
Hyetograph –Hydrograph Relationship
Rating Curve
Critics of Conventional Methods
Infinitesimal Runoff Coefficient (IRC)
Hydrograph and Unit Hydrograph Derivation in Arid Regions
Modified Snyder Synthetic Hydrograph
Dimensionless Unit Hydrograph (DUH)
Cross-Section Flood Discharge
Curve Number and Mannings Coefficient in Arid Regions
Flood Hazards
References

Groundwater Recharge and Evaluation


General
Geology and Groundwater
Groundwater and Recharge
Techniques for Groundwater Recharge Estimation
Chloride Mass Balance (CMB) Methods
Environmental Isotopes
Depression Cone
Discharge Calculation in Large Diameter Wells
Aquifer Tests
Aquifer Heterogeneity and Methods
Type Straight-Line Method
Standard on Index for Groundwater Quality Evolution
Climate Change and Groundwater
References

Groundwater Management Methods for Arid Regions


General
Safe Yield and Groundwater Management
Management Environments in Arid Regions
Arid Regions and Wadi Conditions
Strategic Groundwater Storage Planning
Probabilistic Risk Management in an Aquifer
Groundwater Management and Well Optimization in Arid Regions
Wadi Groundwater Management System Principles
Integrated Management Principles
Artificial Mixing of Potable and Saline Ground Waters
References

Sediment Transport in Arid Regions


General
Surface Cover Features
Sedimentation in Arid Environments
Rock Weatherability
Soil Erodibility
Erosion Conditions and Concluding Results
Sediment Yield Modeling in Arid Regions
Simple Sediment Yield Model Formulation
References Index
CRC Press; March 2008
368 pages; ISBN 9781420061550
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