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Hydrology

  • The Regulation of Peace Riverby Michael Church

    Wiley 2014; US$ 148.50

    This book presents a comprehensive overview of the first longitudinal study of the downstream response of a major river to the establishment of a large hydropower facility and dams. Peace River, a northward flowing boreal river in northwestern Canada was dammed in 1967 and the  book describes the morphological response of the 1200 km downstream... more...

  • Applied Limnologyby Mohammadreza Gharibreza; Muhammad Aqeel Ashraf

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    A multidisciplinary study of Bera Lake in Malaysia is presented here, focusing on natural resources throughout the lake?s catchment area and assessing environmental impact. This applied limnology study examines issues relating to land development including soil erosion and nutrient loss in the catchment area, severe pollution of water, sediment resources... more...

  • Integrated Assessment of Scale Impacts of Watershed Interventionby V. Ratna Reddy; Geoffrey J. Syme

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 99.95

    Integrated Assessment of Scale Impacts of Watershed Interventions is the outcome of a multi-disciplinary research team of social scientists, hydrologists (groundwater and surface water), modellers; and bio-physical scientists who have worked together over five years to develop an integrated model of the sustainability of biophysical, economic and... more...

  • Practical and Applied Hydrogeologyby Zek‚i Sen

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 130.00

    Applications in Hydrogeology for Geoscientists presents the most recent scientific developments in the field that are accessible yet rigorous enough for industry professionals and academic researchers alike. A multi-contributed reference that features the knowledge and experience of the field?s experts, the book?s chapters span the full scope... more...

  • Water Scarcity, Livelihoods and Food Securityby Larry W. Harrington; Myles J. Fisher

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    This volume†reviews†the evolution of ten years? learning and discovery about water scarcity, livelihoods, and food security within the CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food. It draws on the experiences of over 100 projects conducted in ten river basins in the developing world.† The book describes how the program?s design evolved from an emphasis... more...

  • Groundwater as a Key for Adaptation to Changing Climate and Societyby Makoto Taniguchi; Tetsuya Hiyama

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    The book presents an overview of recent advances in knowledge related to the assessment and management of groundwater resources, giving special attention to the uncertainties related to climate change and variability. While proposing strategies of groundwater management as adaptation, alternative and resilience under the changing environments, this... more...

  • Contesting Hidden Watersby W. Todd Jarvis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    The world increasingly relies on groundwater resources for drinking water and the provision of food for a growing population. The utilization of aquifer systems also extends beyond freshwater supply to include other resources such as heat extraction and the storage and disposal of substances.† Unlike other books about conflict resolution and negotiations... more...

  • Integrated River Basin Managementby Xiangzheng Deng; Yi Wang; Feng Wu; Tao Zhang; Zhihui Li

    Springer 2014; US$ 54.99

    Establishing multi-scale optimal water allocation modes which takes the enhancement of utilization efficiency as core is a research hotspot for the international water resources management of river basins. This book aims to introduce how to compile the first set of county-level IO tables involving resources and environment accounts with integrated... more...

  • An Introduction to Phytoplanktonsby Ruma Pal; Avik Kumar Choudhury

    Springer 2014; US$ 189.00

    The ?book , ?An Introduction to Phytoplanktons - Diversity and Ecology??is very useful as it covers wide aspects ?of phytoplankton study including ?the general idea about cyanobacteria and algal kingdom. It? ?contains different topics related to very basic idea of phytoplanktons such as, types ,taxonomic description and the key for identification etc.... more...

  • Aquifer Systems Management: Darcy?s Legacy in a World of Impending Water Shortageby Laurence Chery; Ghislain de Marsily

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 252.00

    By 2050, the demand for water to sustain world agriculture will increase by seventy-five per cent in order to feed an estimated nine billion inhabitants. Increased amounts of water will be required for irrigation and for industrial and domestic use. Natural ecosystems will be threatened by the expansion of agricultural land and by a reduction... more...