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

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  • Hydrology and the Management of Watershedsby Kenneth N. Brooks; Peter F. Ffolliott; Joseph A. Magner

    Wiley 2012; US$ 99.95

    This new edition is a major revision of the popular introductory reference on hydrology and watershed management principles, methods, and applications. The book's content and scope have been improved and condensed, with updated chapters on the management of forest, woodland, rangeland, agricultural urban, and mixed land use watersheds. Case studies... more...

  • Progressive Developmentby Arie S. Issar

    Springer 2010; US$ 179.00

    The book is based on the results of the investigations of the authors in the semi-arid and arid regions (ASAR) of the globe. These investigations brought to the conclusion that the warming climate will cause the drying up of the water resources in these regions. In this case the principles of Sustainable Development will not be able to avert forthcoming... more...

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

    Wiley 2012; US$ 102.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • Natural and Engineered Solutions for Drinking Water Suppliesby Emily Alcott

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 89.95

    Illuminating opportunities to develop a more integrated approach to municipal water system design, Natural and Engineered Solutions for Drinking Water Supplies: Lessons from the Northeastern United States and Directions for Global Watershed Management explores critical factors in the decision-making processes for municipal water system delivery. The... more...

  • Water Resources Management VIIby C. A. BREBBIA

    WIT Press 2013; US$ 306.00

    Containing research on recent technological and scientific developments associated with the management of surface and sub-surface water, this book consists of papers presented at the Seventh International Conference on Water Resources Management,. The biennial conference, first held in 1991, is one of several water-related conferences organised by... more...

  • Peak Waterby Alexander Bell

    Luath Press Ltd 2013; US$ 11.65

    Civilisation is thirsty... it never stopped to think what would happen if the water ran out. ALEXANDER BELL Peak water is the point when the available water is not enough to meet the demands of the world's growing population. We might live on a watery world, but we are exhausting accessible supplies. Many parts of the world are already facing this... more...

  • Integrated Water Resources Management in the 21st Century: Revisiting the paradigmby Pedro Martinez-Santos; Maite M. Aldaya; M. Ramón Llamas

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 119.95

    Integrated water resources management advocates a coordinated approach for managing water resources in a way that balances social and economic needs with concern for the environment. While potentially useful, integrated water management is also controversial. Supporters believe that the multi-dimensional nature of water can only be understood and managed... more...

  • Analysis, Removal, Effects and Risk of Pharmaceuticals in the Water Cycleby Mira Petrovic; Sandra Perez; Damia Barcelo

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 255.00

    Analysis, Removal, Effects and Risk of Pharmaceuticals in the Water Cycle provides an overview of the current analytical methods for trace determination of pharmaceuticals in environmental samples. The book also reviews the fate and occurrence of pharmaceuticals in the water cycle for their elimination in wastewater and drinking water treatment,... more...

  • Applied Uncertainty Analysis for Flood Risk Managementby Keith Beven

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 205.00

    This volume provides an introduction for flood risk management practitioners, up-to-date methods for analysis of uncertainty and its use in risk-based decision making. It addresses decision making for both short term (real-time forecasting) and long term (flood risk planning under change) situations. It aims primarily at technical practitioners involved... more...