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- The History Press 2013; US$ 18.94
On 30 January 1607 a huge wave, over 7m high, swept up the River Severn, flooding the land on either side. The wall of water reached as far in land as Bristol and Cardiff. It swept away everything in its path, devastating communities and killing thousands of people. Historian and geographer Mike Hall pieces together the contemporary accounts and the... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 99.99
Spoil islands are overlooked places combining dirt with paradise, waste-land with ?brave new world,? and wildness with human intervention. Mundane products of dredging, these islands form an uninvestigated archipelago that demonstrates the potential value and contested re-valuation of landscapes of waste. Research navigates the U.S. east coast from... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 95.00
Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Water Resources Monograph Series, Volume 19. What are the forms and processes characteristic of mountain rivers and how do we know them? Mountain Rivers Revisited , an expanded and updated version of the earlier volume Mountain Rivers , answers these questions and more. Here is the only... more...
- WIT Press 2013; US$ 168.00
Focusing specifically on the topic of flood risk in mountainous regions, the book can be viewed as a sort of manual for EWS designers, managers, and users. It is organised into different independent sections which will appeal both to experts as well as those with an interest in the subject. Most of results can also be exported to other hazards. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 149.95
This book outlines a generic set of procedures, termed the River Styles Framework, which provides a set of tools for interpreting river character, behavior, condition, and recovery potential. Applications of the framework generate a coherent package of geomorphic information, providing a physical template for river rehabilitation activities. management... more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 24.95
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...
- Springer 2013; US$ 139.00
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...
- BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2012; US$ 34.55
Hauptbeschreibung Die Donau war im 20. Jahrhundert mehr Grenze als Verbindung zwischen europäischen Staaten. Durch das Verschwinden von Eisernem Vorhang und Ost-West-Konflikt hat sich das geändert. Die Europäische Union versucht nun, mittels einer speziellen Donauraumstrategie den Fluss zum Bindeglied zwischen europäischen Staaten zu machen, die... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 33.99
Daniel McCool not only chronicles the history of water development agencies in America and the way in which special interests have abused rather than preserved the country?s rivers. He also narrates the second, brighter act in this ongoing story: the surging, grassroots movement to bring these rivers back to life and ensure they remain pristine for... more...
- University of California Press 2012; US$ 29.95
Award-winning author, naturalist, and conservationist Tim Palmer presents the world of California rivers in this practical and inspiring field guide. Loaded with tips on where to hike, fish, canoe, kayak, and raft, it offers an interpretive approach that reveals geology, plant and wild life, hydrologic processes, and other natural phenomena. Palmer... more...