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  • Remote Sensing of the Cryosphereby Marco Tedesco

    Wiley 2014; US$ 107.50

    The cryosphere, that region of the world where water istemporarily or permanently frozen, plays a crucial role on ourplanet. Recent developments in remote sensing techniques, and theacquisition of new data sets, have resulted in significant advancesin our understanding of all components of the cryosphere and itsprocesses. This book, based on contributions... more...

  • Hydrometeorological Hazardsby Philippe P. Quevauviller

    Wiley 2014; US$ 99.50

    Recent hydrometeorological extreme events have highlighted the increased exposure and vulnerability of societies and the need to strengthen the knowledge-base of related policies. Current research is focused on improving forecasting, prediction and early warning capabilities in order to improve the assessment of vulnerability and risks linked to extreme... more...

  • Touring Hot Springs Washington and Oregonby Jeff Birkby

    Falcon Guides 2014; US$ 18.99

    Describes 40 of the region's best soaks, including firsthand descriptions of each soaking location, along with detailed maps and directions, best seasons to visit, and intriguing histories and legends. more...

  • River Flow 2014by Anton J. Schleiss; Giovanni de Cesare; Mario J. Franca; Michael Pfister

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 539.00

    The behaviour of river systems is a result of the complex interaction between flow, sediments, morphology and habitats. Furthermore, rivers are often used as a source of water supply and energy production as well as a waterway for transportation. The main challenge faced by river engineers today, in collaboration with environmental and ecological... more...

  • Practical and Applied Hydrogeologyby Zek‚i Sen

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 130.00

    Applications in Hydrogeology for Geoscientists presents the most recent scientific developments in the field that are accessible yet rigorous enough for industry professionals and academic researchers alike. A multi-contributed reference that features the knowledge and experience of the field?s experts, the book?s chapters span the full scope... more...

  • Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in Bangladeshby Md Aboul Fazal Younus

    Springer 2014; US$ 179.00

    The IPCC (2007) warned that the Ganges Brahmaputra Meghna (GBM) basin will be at greatest risk due to increased flooding, and that the region?s poverty would reduce its adaptation capacity. This book investigates autonomous adaptation using a multi-method technique comprising PRA and a questionnaire survey applied in the case study area ?Islampur?... more...

  • Handbuch Tiefe Geothermieby Mathias Bauer; Willi Freeden; Hans Jacobi; Thomas Neu

    Springer 2014; US$ 159.00

    ?Das vorliegende Handbuch stellt erstmalig in deutscher Sprache umfassend alle Themen im Bereich Tiefe Geothermie vor: Prospektion, Exploration, Realisierung und Nutzung. In zwei abschlieŖenden Kapiteln werden Zukunft und Perspektiven von Tiefer Geothermie vorgestellt und diskutiert. Die von anerkannten Spezialisten verfassten Artikel sind so konzipiert... more...

  • Groundwater as a Key for Adaptation to Changing Climate and Societyby Makoto Taniguchi; Tetsuya Hiyama

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    The book presents an overview of recent advances in knowledge related to the assessment and management of groundwater resources, giving special attention to the uncertainties related to climate change and variability. While proposing strategies of groundwater management as adaptation, alternative and resilience under the changing environments, this... more...

  • Flood Recovery, Innovation and Response IVby D. Proverbs; C. A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2014; US$ 258.00

    Flooding is a global phenomenon that claims numerous lives worldwide each year. Set up to promote research into this area of study, this book contains the proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Flood Recovery, Innovation and Response.This book covers topics related to flooding and its impacts on communities, property and people. more...

  • Modelling Uncertainty in Flood Forecasting Systemsby Shreeda Maskey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 98.95

    Like all natural hazards, flooding is a complex and inherently uncertain phenomenon. Despite advances in developing flood forecasting models and techniques, the uncertainty in forecasts remains unavoidable. This uncertainty needs to be acknowledged, and uncertainty estimation in flood forecasting provides a rational basis for risk-based criteria. This... more...