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Rivers. Stream measurements

  • River Flow 2014by Anton J. Schleiss; Giovanni de Cesare; Mario J. Franca; Michael Pfister

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 539.00

    Preface Acknowledgements Organization Sponsors Keynote lectures River networks as ecological corridors for species, populations and pathogens of water-borne disease A. Rinaldo River turbulence: Current state, challenges, and prospects V. Nikora Climate and human forcing of Alpine river flow S.N. Lane, M. Bakker, D. Balin, B. Lovis... more...

  • Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in Bangladeshby Md Aboul Fazal Younus

    Springer 2014; US$ 179.00

    The IPCC (2007) warned that the Ganges Brahmaputra Meghna (GBM) basin will be at greatest risk due to increased flooding, and that the region?s poverty would reduce its adaptation capacity. This book investigates autonomous adaptation using a multi-method technique comprising PRA and a questionnaire survey applied in the case study area ?Islampur?... more...

  • Flood Recovery, Innovation and Response IVby D. Proverbs; C. A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2014; US$ 258.00

    Flooding is a global phenomenon that claims numerous lives worldwide each year. Set up to promote research into this area of study, this book contains the proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Flood Recovery, Innovation and Response.This book covers topics related to flooding and its impacts on communities, property and people. more...

  • Streamflow Measurement, Third Editionby Reginald W. Herschy

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 341.00

    1. Introduction  2. The Velocity Area-Method  3. Measurement of stage  4 The stage-discharge relation  5. Special problems  6. The ADCP Method  7. Measurement by Floats  8. The slope area method  9. The stage fall discharge method  10. Weirs and flumes  11. Dilution gauging  12. The Ultrasonic Method  13. Accuracy  14. Hydrometric Data Processing ... more...

  • Rivers in the Landscapeby Ellen Wohl

    Wiley 2014; US$ 139.95

    Ellen Wohl Department of Geosciences, Colorado State University, Colorado, USA more...

  • Die Natur der Gefahrby Uwe Lübken

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 38.14

    An kaum einem anderen Fluss der Vereinigten Staaten trafen natürliche und gesellschaftliche Dynamik so drastisch aufeinander wie am Ohio River. Der Fluss war als Kommunikations- und Transportachse von überragender Bedeutung für das rapide Wachstum im Ohio Valley im 19. Jahrhundert. An seinen Ufern entstanden innerhalb kürzester Zeit Handelszentren... more...

  • Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Managementby Edmund Penning-Rowsell; Sally Priest; Dennis Parker; Joe Morris; Sylvia Tunstall; Christophe Viavattene; John Chatterton; Damon Owen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 255.00

    A new ?Multi-Coloured Manual'  This book is a successor to and replacement for the highly respected manual and handbook on the benefits of flood and coastal risk management, produced by the Flood Hazard Research Centre at Middlesex University, UK, with support from Defra and the Environment Agency. It builds upon a previous book known as the "multi-coloured... more...

  • Floodby John Withington

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 24.95

    From the flood that remade the earth in the Old Testament to the 1931 China floods that killed almost four million people, from the broken levees in New Orleans to the almost yearly rising waters of rivers like the Mississippi, floods have many causes: rain, melting ice, storms, tsunamis, failures of dams and levees, acts of vengeful gods. They have... more...

  • The Severn Tsunami?by Mike Hall

    The History Press 2013; US$ 18.94

    On 30 January 1607 a huge wave, over 7m high, swept up the River Severn, flooding the land on either side. The wall of water reached as far in land as Bristol and Cardiff. It swept away everything in its path, devastating communities and killing thousands of people. Historian and geographer Mike Hall pieces together the contemporary accounts and the... more...

  • Spoil Islandby Charlie Hailey

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 99.99

    Spoil islands are overlooked places combining dirt with paradise, waste-land with ?brave new world,? and wildness with human intervention. Mundane products of dredging, these islands form an uninvestigated archipelago that demonstrates the potential value and contested re-valuation of landscapes of waste. Research navigates the U.S. east coast from... more...