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- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
Dynamics of Snow and Ice Masses gives an outline of snow and ice studies with an emphasis on essential properties and processes. The monograph also treats the dynamical aspects of snow and ice masses. The text covers topics such as the flow and temperature of ice sheets and shelves, the numerical modeling of ice-sheet changes; the structure of glaciers,... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 135.00
Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 171. Groundwater is a critical resource and the PrinciPal source of drinking water for over 1.5 billion people. In 2001, the National Research Council cited as a "grand challenge" our need to understand the processes that control water movement in the subsurface.... more...
- Springer New York 2013; Not Available
Informed by insights arising from both field and laboratory observations, this book surveys progress in hydrogeology, including changes in conceptualization, new approaches to simulating groundwater flow and transport and new hydrogeophysical methods. more...
- Spektrum Akademischer Verlag 2013; Not Available
Seit 30 Jahren das moderne Standardwerk - als Einstieg und für die Praxis Hydrogeologie, die Wissenschaft vom unterirdischen Wasser, hat sich aus der Geologie zu einem eigenständigen Zweig der Wissenschaft entwickelt. Unter dem Aspekt des quantitativen und qualitativen Grundwasserschutzes gewinnt sie mehr und mehr an Bedeutung. Hydrogeologie... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 49.95
Sea ice is a major component of polar environments, especially in the Arctic where it covers the entire Arctic Ocean throughout most of the year. However, in the context of climate change, the Arctic sea ice cover has been declining significantly over the last decades, either in terms of its concentration or thickness. The sea ice cover evolution... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 141.00
Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 180. This volume addresses the rapid decline of Arctic sea ice, placing recent sea ice decline in the context of past observations, climate model simulations and projections, and simple models of the climate sensitivity of sea ice. Highlights of the work... more...
- WIT Press 2013; US$ 168.00
Focusing specifically on the topic of flood risk in mountainous regions, the book can be viewed as a sort of manual for EWS designers, managers, and users. It is organised into different independent sections which will appeal both to experts as well as those with an interest in the subject. Most of results can also be exported to other hazards. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 129.00
Since 1956 the author has been making extensive and detailed investigations of saline lakes on the Qinghai-Tibet plateau. On the basis of large amounts of reliable first-hand data and multidisciplinary analysis, the book deals with the temporal-spatial evolution of the plateau saline lakes and the prospects for inorganic salts and organic resources... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95
Presented in a style intended for the non-specialist reader, with technical terms and mathematical formulae kept to a minimum, the second edition of this introduction to groundwater covers a range of topics as they relate to hydrogeology. A major new chapter focuses on pollution. more...
- CRC Press 2012; US$ 517.00
Rivers are complex entities. In addition to being valuable wildlife habitats, they support human activities by providing water for human usage, renewable energy and convenient transportation. Rivers may also pose threats to riverine communities, in the form of floods and other natural or man-induced hazards. Contemporary societies recognize their... more...