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River, lake, and water-supply engineering (General)

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  • Environmental Hydrology and Hydraulicsby S N Ghosh

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 97.95

    Water is a precious natural resource, which is crucial to our survival. It needs to be used judiciously in the context of an increasing population not only to sustain essential requirements such as those for drinking and domestic usage, but also for increased food production, industrial usage, power generation, navigational requirements, pisciculture,... more...

  • Experimental and Computational Solutions of Hydraulic Problemsby Pawel Rowinski

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 209.00

    This volume features papers from the 32nd International School of Hydraulics that took place in Lochów, Poland. It describes new methods used in modeling of transport of momentum, matter and heat in both open and conduit channels. more...

  • Fluvial, Environmental and Coastal Developments in Hydraulic Engineeringby Michele Mossa; Youichi Yasuda; Hubert Chanson

    CRC Press 2002; US$ 209.95

    Comprising the Proceedings of the International Workshop on State-of-the-Art Hydraulic Engineering held in Bari, Italy on 16-19 February 2004, this volume presents an in-depth investigation of the energy loss of skimming flows under a range of discharges, step and dam heights, and channel slopes. Including a wealth of information, the volume is divided... more...

  • Fluvial Remote Sensing for Science and Managementby Patrice Carbonneau; Hervé Piégay

    Wiley 2012; US$ 106.95

    This book offers a comprehensive overview of progress in the general area of fluvial remote sensing with a specific focus on its potential contribution to river management. The book highlights a range of challenging issues by considering a range of spatial and temporal scales with perspectives from a variety of disciplines. The book starts with an... more...

  • Governing International Riversby Tun Myint

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00

    This important book employs the theory of polycentricity, a system with several centres as an analytical concept to explain the multilayered international environmental governance of river basins. It introduces a new methodological framework to deconstruct and investigate the dynamics of citizens, states and non-state actors in world politics via the... more...

  • Groundwater Resource Developmentby L Hamill; F G Bell

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Groundwater Resource Development describes the basic steps involved in the development of a groundwater resource in the search for productive aquifers. This book discusses groundwater exploration, construction and testing of water wells, water quality and pollution considerations, and groundwater management. This text is comprised of 10 chapters and... more...

  • Hazardous Metropolisby Jared Orsi

    University of California Press 2004; US$ 15.95

    Although better known for its sunny skies, Los Angeles suffers devastating flooding. This book explores a fascinating and little-known chapter in the city's history?the spectacular failures to control floods that occurred throughout the twentieth century. Despite the city's 114 debris dams, 5 flood control basins, and nearly 500 miles of paved river... more...

  • Hydrology, Hydraulics and Water Resources Managementby K.L. KATSIFARAKIS

    WIT Press 2012; US$ 154.00

    With population of our planet exceeding seven billion, funds for infrastructure works being limited worldwide and climate change affecting water resources, their optimal development and management is literally vital. This volume deals with application of some non-traditional optimization techniques to hydraulics, hydrology and water resources management... more...

  • Inland & Maritime Waterways & Portsby G. Willems; M. Abecasis; M. M. Catena

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Inland & Maritime Waterways & Ports: Design, Construction, and Operation covers the proceedings of the technical sessions in the 25th Permanent International Association of Navigation Congress, held in Scotland. This book is organized into two sections encompassing 10 chapters. The first section deals first with means for the protection of banks... more...

  • Inter-Basin Water Transferby Fereidoun Ghassemi; Ian White

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 88.00

    This book examines case studies of large water infrastructure projects within diverse geographical, climatic, economic, and policy regimes. more...