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  • 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$ 185.00

    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$ 205.00

    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...

  • Streamflow Measurement, Third Editionby Reginald W. Herschy

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 325.00

    ?Too little water or too much?? In either case streamflow measurement is crucial. Climate change could significant affect water resources and flood management. Streamflow measurement is necessary for efficient water management. This third edition deals with all the main current methods for measuring the flow in rivers and open channels, in accordance... more...

  • Geomorphology and River Managementby Gary J. Brierley; Kirstie A. Fryirs

    Wiley 2013; US$ 154.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • Field Guide to Rivers of North Americaby Arthur C. Benke; Colbert E. Cushing

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 43.95

    Based on the comprehensive, award-winning book Rivers of North America, the new Field Guide to Rivers of North America describes 200 of North America?s most significant rivers in a reader-friendly, concise format. The guide is organized by geographic regions - each section begins with a map showing the relationship of rivers within one territory and... more...