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  • Hydraulique et hydrologieby Saad Bennis

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2007; US$ 71.25

    Hydraulique et hydrologie est un ouvrage original qui regroupe des notions qu'on ne retrouve pas traditionnellement réunies dans un même volume. Cet ouvrage, permet aussi bien à l'étudiant qu'à l'ingénieur praticien, d'acquérir des notions fondamentales qui sont à la base du design hydraulique... more...

  • Water Resources Management VIby C. A. Brebbia; V. Popov

    WIT Press 2011; US$ 744.00

    The growth of human population combined with the irregularity in precipitation and water availability may restrict even further the access to water in certain regions of the world. This problem is made more severe by anthropogenic activities that affect the quality of the water available.The objective of the meeting was to provide an opportunity for... more...

  • Soft Computing in Water Resources Engineeringby Gokmen Tayfur

    WIT Press 2011; US$ 276.00

    Engineers have attempted to solve water resources engineering problems with the help of empirical, regression-based and numerical models. Empirical models are not universal, nor are regression-based models. The numerical models are, on the other hand, physics-based but require substantial data measurement and parameter estimation. Hence, there is a... more...

  • Sustainable Management of Headwater Resourcesby Libor Jansky; Martin J. Haigh; Haushila Prasad

    United Nations University Press 2005; US$ 30.00

    Headwaters are the source of freshwater resources, the margins of drainage basins, and the first and zero order basins that surround every catchment. The challenge is to define appropriate, self-sustainable, management strategies and structures for these lands which meet the needs of the headwater habitat, including its human inhabitants, and the needs... more...

  • Zur Kommunikation von Risikenby Swen Zehetmair

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 34.16

    ? Risiken und der Umgang mit ihnen stellen zentrale Herausforderungen der modernen Gesellschaft dar. Gesellschaftliche Relevanz erlangen Risiken erst dadurch, dass über sie kommuniziert wird. Dies gilt auch für Naturrisiken wie zum Beispiel Hochwasser. Swen Zehetmair gibt am Beispiel des Einzugsgebiets der deutschen Elbe einen umfassenden Einblick... more...

  • Der blinde Fleckby Ulrich Frey

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 120.86

    Wir machen immer wieder Fehler, auch in der Wissenschaft. Diese Arbeit zeigt, daß Wissenschaftler bestimmte Denkfehler kaum vermeiden können - verblüffenderweise unabhängig von Disziplin oder Epoche. Woher kommt dieser 'blinde Fleck'? Und kann man vielleicht doch etwas dagegen tun? Die durch die Kognitionspsychologie erforschten häufigsten... more...

  • Towards A Unified Soil Mechanics Theoryby Eduardo Rojas

    Bentham Science Publishers 2013; US$ 49.00

    The Use of Effective Stresses in Unsaturated Soils -In this book, an analytical equation for the effective stress for unsaturated soils is established. This equation requires the knowledge of the superficial area of solids affected by the capillary phenomenon. This e-book demonstrates that the same strength and volume change equations used in saturated... more...

  • Hydraulic Fracturing in Earth-rock Fill Damsby Jun-Jie Wang

    Wiley 2014; US$ 176.00 US$ 152.53

    Presents a systematic and comprehensive study of hydraulic fracturing, original in its concentration of core soil problems   There have been a number of well-studied cases in which dams have failed or been damaged by concentrated leaks for no apparent cause. In some of these experiences, investigators concluded that differential settlement... more...

  • OECD Studies on Water Water Governance in Tunisiaby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 47.00

    This report diagnoses the main governance and financing challenges to private sector participation in the water supply and wastewater sector of Tunisia, and provides ways forward to address these challenges. It been developed as part of a water policy dialogue conducted by the OECD jointly with the Global Water Partnership-Mediterranean (GWP-Med)... more...

  • OECD Reviews of Risk Management Policies Seine Basin, Île-de-France, 2014by OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 58.00

    This study examines flood risk prevention of the Seine in the Ile-de-France region. It highlights the impacts a major flood, like the one in 1910, could have on the well-being of citizens, city management and the economy. more...