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

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  • River Basin Management Vby C. A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2009; US$ 328.00

    In recent years, significant advances have been made in the development and application of software tools for predicting flow, water quality, sediment transport and ecological processes in riverine systems. The conference is thus the ideal forum for practitioners and academia to highlight the latest developments in this field and to discuss the experience... more...

  • Water and the Cityby Iain White

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    Filling a gap in the literature of water and the city, White tackles droughts, flooding and the supply of water in this welcome addition to the series. Comprehensive and thought-provoking, it is an ideal text for all geography and planning students. more...

  • Advances in Water Resources and Hydraulic Engineeringby Changkuan Zhang; Hongwu Tang

    Springer 2010; US$ 1,349.00

    "Advances in Water Resources and Hydraulic Engineering - Proceedings of 16th IAHR-APD Congress and 3rd Symposium of IAHR-ISHS" discusses some serious problems of sustainable development of human society related to water resources, disaster caused by flooding or draught, environment and ecology, and introduces latest research in river engineering... more...

  • Floodplain Wetland Biota in the Murray-Darling Basinby Kerrylee Rogers; Timothy J Ralph

    CSIRO Publishing 2010; US$ 84.95

    Addresses the need for an improved understanding of the biota of Australian freshwater wetlands. more...

  • Green Infrastructure Financeby Aldo Baietti; Andrey Shlyakhtenko; Roberto La Rocca

    World Bank Publications 2012; US$ 24.99

    Increasing concerns over the effects of climate change have heightened the importance of accelerating investments in green growth. The International Energy Agency, for example, estimates that to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 50 percent by 2050, global investments in the energy sector alone will need to total US$750 billion a year by 2030 and over... more...

  • River in Ruinby Ray A. March

    UNP - Bison Original 2012; US$ 24.95

    The thin ribbon of the Carmel River is just thirty-six miles long and no wider in most places than a child can throw a stone. It is the primary water supply for the ever-burgeoning presence of tourists, agriculture, and industry on California’s Monterey Peninsula. It is also one of the top ten endangered rivers in North America. The river’s... more...

  • Ganga-Brahmaputra-Meghna Watersby Mahesh Chandra Chaturvedi

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 146.95

    Once a prosperous region, the Ganga-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) river basin?inhabited by about a tenth of the world?s population?is currently one of the poorest. Large-scale socioeconomic development is urgently needed to ensure the sustainability of the region, and the management of water resources is a crucial part of this. Ganga-Brahmaputra-Meghna... more...

  • Water-Quality Engineering in Natural Systemsby David A. Chin

    Wiley 2012; US$ 125.00

    Provides the tools needed to control and remediate the quality of natural water systems Now in its Second Edition, this acclaimed text sets forth core concepts and principles that govern the fate and transport of contaminants in water, giving environmental and civil engineers and students a full set of tools to design systems that effectively... more...

  • Design Hydrology and Sedimentology for Small Catchmentsby C. T. Haan; B. J. Barfield; J. C. Hayes

    Elsevier Science 1994; US$ 72.95

    The Clean Water Act, with its emphasis on storm water and sediment control in urban areas, has created a compelling need for information in small-catchment hydrology. Design Hydrology and Sedimentology for Small Catchments provides the basic information and techniques required for understanding and implementing design systems to control runoff, erosion,... more...

  • Investing in Water for a Green Economyby Mike Young; Christine Esau

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95

    In the context of the economies of the world becoming greener, this book provides a global and interdisciplinary overview of the condition of the world?s water resources and the infrastructure used to manage it. It focuses on current social and economic costs of water provision, needs and opportunities for investment and for improving its management.... more...