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- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 31.99
Waterways Past and Present is a unique photographic record of Britain's magnificent and varied waterways heritage . Through the superb photography of Derek Pratt , this book looks at 40 transitional years when Britain's inland waterways changed from being a thriving commercial transport system to the varied and beautiful pleasure cruising network... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2004; US$ 449.95
Selected papers from the 2nd International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics held in Napoli in 2004, covering a range of issues related to the subject from physical and geographical processes to hazard identification and fluvial management. more...
- Abhishek Publications 2010; US$ 50.00
There are many facts and myths surrounding the world.They have always amused the human race and added to the numerous mysteries that remain unsolved. To cover such mystifying subjects and themes, we have introduced the following series. Here the reader can read in detail about the Sacred Places of the World. Famous Battles of the World. World Famous... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 139.99
Flash floods typically develop in a period a few hours or less and can arise from heavy rainfall and other causes, such as dam or flood defence breaches, and ice jam breaks. The rapid development, often associated with a high debris content, can present a considerable risk to people and property. This book describes recent developments in techniques... more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 19.95
From Niagara Falls in the United States to Angel Falls in Venezuela, Victoria Falls in Africa, and Hannoki Falls in Japan, waterfalls provide some of the world’s loveliest panoramas. With their glistening spray and deafening roar, these astonishing natural wonders attract hordes of people each year who seek out, with cameras in hand, these terrifying... more...
- 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...
- Springer 2007; US$ 109.99
Riverbank Filtration (RBF) has proven effective in many hydrogeological settings worldwide. This text provides guidance in the design and operation of RBF facilities. It provides the necessary tools to evaluate potential RBF sites, and is useful if you are considering RBF as a source of water supply. more...
- Taylor & Francis 2008; US$ 295.00
We often have the dichotomy: too little water or too much. In either case streamflow measurement is crucial. Climate change could have a significant affect on water resources and flood management. Streamflow measurement is necessary for the measurement of flood flows which can cause widespread distress and loss of life in many places. Streamflow... more...