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- Wiley 2013; US$ 95.00
Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Water Resources Monograph Series . 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 comprehensive... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2012; US$ 32.61
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$ 27.95
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...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 200.00
Based on the interdisciplinary approaches between earth science, engineering, physical geography, ecology and management, this text focuses on the theoretical questions, case-studies, challenges, and constraints taken from river restoration. It is illustrated with reports of new ground-breaking research covering spatial and temporal scales of physical... more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 129.00
AWARDS: 2006 Outstanding Academic Title , by CHOICE The 2005 Award for Excellence in Professional and Scholarly Publishing by the Association of American Publishers (AAP) Best Reference 2005 , by the Library Journal Rivers of North America is an important reference for scientists, ecologists, and students studying rivers and their ecosystems.... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 25.00
Far from being the serene, natural streams of yore, modern rivers have been diverted, dammed, dumped in, and dried up, all in efforts to harness their power for human needs. But these rivers have also undergone environmental change. The old adage says you can’t step in the same river twice, and Ellen Wohl would agree—natural and synthetic... more...