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  • Wadi Hydrologyby Zekai Sen

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 159.95

    The literature of hydrology abounds with texts on the hydrological and water resource problems in humid regions. However, this is not the case for the arid or semi arid regions. The situation is exemplified by the fact a concrete definition for the term ?wadi?, as accepted by UNESCO for describing these areas, is difficult to find. Arguably... more...

  • Geomorphic Analysis of River Systemsby Kirstie A. Fryirs; Gary J. Brierley

    Wiley 2012; US$ 154.95

    Filling a niche in the geomorphology teaching market, this introductory book is built around a 12 week course in fluvial geomorphology. ‘Reading  the landscape’ entails making sense of what a riverscape looks like, how it works, how it has evolved over time, and how alterations to one part of a catchment may have secondary consequences... more...

  • Ribbon of Wildnessby Peter Wright

    Luath Press Ltd 2013; US$ 17.49

    The Watershed of Scotland is a line that separates east from west; that divides those river basin areas which drain towards the North Sea on the one hand, and those which flow west into the Atlantic Ocean on the other. It's a line that meanders from Peel Fell on the English border all the way to the top at Duncansby Head, near John O'Groats - over... more...

  • Fluvial Forms and Processesby David Knighton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    David Knighton's best-selling book looks at the wide range of forms developed by natural rivers and the processes responsible for that development. The book combines empirical and theoretical approaches, and provides a critical assessment of the many schools of thought which have emerged for dealing with adjustment in the fluvial system. It is fully... more...

  • Tools in Fluvial Geomorphologyby G. Mathias Kondolf; Pié; Hervé gay;

    Wiley 2005; US$ 366.00

    In recent years there has been a marked increase in funding and employment in river restoration. Methods in Fluvial Geomorphology provides an integrated approach to the interdisciplinary nature of the subject and offers guidance for researchers and professionals on the tools available to answer questions on river management on very difference scales.... more...

  • Clumsy Floodplainsby Thomas Hartmann

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 130.00

    Extreme floods cause enormous damage in floodplains, which levees cannot prevent. It is hence vital for spatial planning to provide space for water retention in these areas. However, attempts to make the space for rivers to provide retention are generally more...

  • Fundamentals of Fluvial Geomorphologyby Ro Charlton

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 67.95

    Rivers are significant geomorphological agents, they show an amazing diversity of form and behaviour and transfer water and sediment from the land surface to the oceans. This book examines how river systems respond to environmental change and why this understanding is needed for successful river management. Highly dynamic in nature, river channels... more...

  • River Confluences, Tributaries and the Fluvial Networkby Stephen Rice; Andre Roy; Bruce Rhoads

    Wiley 2008; US$ 123.95

    River Confluences and the Fluvial Network brings together state of the art thinking on confluence dynamics tributary impacts and the links between processes at these scales and river network functions. The book is unique in focus, content, scope and in bringing together engineering, ecological and geomorphological approaches to the three key areas... more...