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  • Large Riversby Avijit Gupta

    Wiley 2008; US$ 335.00

    Large Rivers: Geomorphology and Management explores an important topic in geomorphology and sedimentology: the form and function of major rivers. Our knowledge of the big rivers of the world is limited. It is currently difficult to recognise large rivers of the past from relict sedimentary deposits or to structure management policies for long international... more...

  • Algonquin Wildlifeby Norm Quinn; Cassandra Ward; Dan Strickland

    Dundurn 2002; US$ 26.99

    A celebration of the vast array of wildlife studies ongoing in Ontarios very first provincial park. more...

  • Flood and Megaflood Processes and Depositsby I. Peter Martini; V. R. Baker; Garzó; Guillermina n

    Wiley 2009; US$ 184.95

    The aim of this publication is the understanding of large floods and their impact on the Earth's surface. The major objectives are: 1) to take a second look at what constitutes a megaflood that the principle of uniformitarianism is at some loss to explain and 2) to try to determine what could happen in such large floods by analyzing those that occur... more...

  • Modelling Uncertainty in Flood Forecasting Systemsby Shreeda Maskey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 98.95

    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...

  • Floods in Bangladeshby Hofer Thomas; Messerli Bruno

    United Nations University Press 2006; US$ 45.00

    Is it really true that deforestation and the land use practices of the Himalayan farmers are to blame for the recurring and devastating monsoon floods in the plains of the Ganga and Brahmaputra? The validity of this paradigm has been increasingly questioned. This book presents new evidence resulting from a research project on floods in Bangladesh in... more...

  • Introduction to the Physics of Cohesive Sediment Dynamics in the Marine Environmentby J.C. Winterwerp; W.G.M. van Kesteren

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 190.00

    This book is an introduction to the physical processes of cohesive sediment in the marine environment. It focuses on highly dynamic systems, such as estuaries and coastal seas. Processes on the continental shelf are also discussed and attention is given to the effects of chemistry, biology and gas. The process descriptions are based on hydrodynamic... more...

  • Gravel Bed Rivers 6by H. Habersack; H. Piegay; M. Rinaldi

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 210.00

    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...

  • Flood Warning, Forecasting and Emergency Responseby Kevin Sene

    Springer 2008; US$ 239.00

    Recent flood events in Europe, the USA and elsewhere have shown the devastating impact that flooding can have on people and property. Flood warning and forecasting systems provide a well-established way to help to reduce the effects of flooding by allowing people to be evacuated from areas at risk, and for measures to be taken to reduce damage to property.... more...

  • Rivers of Europeby Klement Tockner; Urs Uehlinger; Christopher T. Robinson

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 230.00

    Based on the bestselling book, Rivers of North America, this new guide stands as the only primary source of complete and comparative baseline data on the biological and hydrological characteristics of more than 180 of the highest profile rivers in Europe. With numerous full-color photographs and maps, this book includes conservation information on... more...

  • Rivers Handbookby Peter P. Calow

    Wiley 2009; US$ 340.00

    Fast changing legislation and increasing environmental awareness within the non-scientific community demands that the modern approach to the management of rivers and water resources should be based on a sound understanding and application of the scientific and ecological principles that underlie freshwater processes. In two volumes, The Rivers Handbook... more...