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

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  • Lake and Reservoir Restorationby G. Dennis Cooke; Eugene B. Welch; Spencer A. Peterson

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Lake and Reservoir Restoration deals with the eutrophication process and the methods to protect, restore, and manage lakes and reservoirs. The most common in-lake techniques or procedures, plus nutrient diversion, are reviewed with regard to their scientific basis, methods of application, known effectiveness, feasibility, drawbacks, and costs. Areas... more...

  • Optimal Expansion of a water Resources systemby D.T. O'Laoghaire

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Optimal Expansion of a Water Resources System describes a methodology that can be used in water resources planning taking into account both water quantity and quality while still remaining computationally tractable. It is concerned with the optimal expansion of a realistic water resources system to meet an increasing demand for municipal and industrial... 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...

  • Flood Hazard Management: British and International Perspectivesby John W Handmer

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 262.00

    In some important respects floodplain management and flood hazard research is different in Britain from that in other countries. This collection of papers from a conference provides some comparisons. It covers urban flooding, institutions and policy, land use policy, hazard response, and project appraisal and risk assessment. more...

  • Land, Water and Developmentby Malcolm Newson

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 64.95

    This is a fully revised and expanded second edition of Malcolm Newson's acclaimed book. Exploring in greater depth the meaning of sustainability in river basin development this new edition: * highlights the rapid evolution of practical concepts since the Rio Earth Summit * features new illustrations and case studies from Australia, South Africa and... more...

  • River Mechanicsby Pierre Y. Julien

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 81.00

    Fundamental principles of river mechanics, with engineering analysis and design, including problems, examples, and cases. more...

  • Ecological Economics of Sustainable Watershed Managementby Jon D. Erickson

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 120.00

    Delves into the complex scientific underpinning of sustainable watershed analysis and management more...

  • Integrated Watershed Managementby H.M. Gregersen; P.F. Ffolliott; K.N. Brooks

    CABI 2007; US$ 70.00

    Land and water management is especially critical as the use of upstream watersheds can drastically affect large numbers of people living in downstream watersheds. This work examines the institutional and technical context for managing watersheds and river basins, including the involvement of both the public and private sectors. more...

  • Land, Water and Developmentby Malcolm Newson

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 58.95

    Water is newsworthy: there is, or will be, a world water crisis. Aggravated by climate change, we are approaching the limits of human exploitation of freshwater resources, notably in growing essential food. The complexities and uncertainties associated with improving our management of fresh water take the potential remedies out of the hands of simple,... more...

  • Flood Risk Management in Europeby Selina Begum; Marcel J. F. Stive; Jim W. Hall

    Springer 2007; US$ 79.95

    Brings together 26 articles on technical, socio-economic, environmental and policy aspects of flood risk management. These articles contribute to the five sections with the general themes: flood risk management practice, flood events and impacts, flood analysis and modelling; flood forecasting; and flood management policy. more...