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Geomorphology and Management
This exciting book brings together a set of papers on large rivers of the world, as a unique introduction to a demanding subject. The book includes thirty chapters and is organised into three sections. The first part is on the environmental requirements for creating and maintaining a major river system. The second is a collection of case studies on 14 large rivers from different continents, covering a range of physical environments. The third section includes chapters on the measurement and management of large rivers.
- First book to offer in a single volume state-of-the-art knowledge on management and geomorphology of large rivers of the world
- A pioneering study, pushing the boundaries of our knowledge related to big rivers
- Includes comprehensive case studies covering the major large rivers of the world including Amazon, Mississippi, Nile, Congo, Indus, and Mekong
- Written by a leading team of distinguished, international contributors
730 pages; ISBN 9780470723715
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