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- Taylor & Francis 2004; US$ 79.95
Like all natural hazards, flooding is a complex and inherently uncertain phenomenon. Despite advances in developing flood forecasting models and techniques, the uncertainty in forecasts remains unavoidable. This uncertainty needs to be acknowledged, and uncertainty estimation in flood forecasting provides a rational basis for risk-based criteria. This... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 49.00
River Variability and Complexity explores the factors behind the significant variation observed within and between river systems. It provides examples and explanations of river variability, including response to human activities. An excellent summary for students, geomorphologists, geologists, river engineers and those attempting to interpret ancient... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 91.00
This new edition of a successful textbook is intended to give upper-level students the tools they need to understand modern glaciology. Practising geologists and glaciologists will also find it useful as a reference book. Relatively simple concepts are introduced first, followed by mathematically more sophisticated chapters. Student exercises are included. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 52.00
This volume presents the views of leading experts on each of the world's largest wetland systems. This international team of authors share their understanding of the ecological dynamics of large wetlands and their significance, and emphasise their need of conservation. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 48.00
This revised edition is a comprehensive, inter-disciplinary treatment of the full range of natural hazards. Accessible, readable and well supported by over 180 maps, diagrams and photographs, it is a standard text for students and an invaluable guide for professionals in the field. more...
- Wiley 2005; US$ 219.95
Field Techniques in Glaciology and Glacial Geomorphology is the first text to provide this essential information in a single comprehensive volume. Coverage includes: The role of field data acquisition in the broader disciplines of glaciology and glacial geomorphology Logistical preparations for fieldwork Field techniques in glaciology such as investigations... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 44.95
Coastal Systems offers a concise introduction to the processes, landforms, ecosystems, and management of coasts. Each chapter is illustrated and includes topical case studies from around the world such as: * Tsunami's in Papua New Guinea * cliff collapse in Southern England * the Great Barrier Reef * the Indian 'Super Cyclone' of 1999 * the impact... more...
- CRC Press 2005; US$ 189.95
Singh (civil and environmental engineering, Louisiana State U.-Baton Rouge) and Frevert (US Bureau of Reclamation, Denver) have compiled two previous collections of mathematical models for watershed hydrology, in 1995 and 2002. Here they offer a third describing 24 popular models not included in those. Research and practicing engineers, most but no more...
- CRC Press 2005; US$ 139.95
Many advances in spaceborne instrumentation, remote sensing, and data analysis have occurred in recent years, but until now there has been no book that reflects these advances while delivering a uniform treatment of the remote sensing of frozen regions. Remote Sensing of Snow and Ice identifies unifying themes and ideas in these fields and presents... more...