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- Wiley 2008; US$ 346.00 US$ 299.87
Large Rivers: Geomorphology and Management explores an important topic in geomorphology and sedimentology: the form and function of major rivers. Our knowledge of the big rivers of the world is limited. It is currently difficult to recognise large rivers of the past from relict sedimentary deposits or to structure management policies for long international... more...
- Elsevier Science 1985; US$ 72.95
Reliable estimates of streamflow characteristics are needed for planning, design, and operation of works for providing water supplies and for protection from flooding. This book brings together some of the most useful estimation methods - those that are simple, practical, and require only commonly available or readily obtainable data, and which give... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 190.95 US$ 165.49
The aim of this publication is the understanding of large floods and their impact on the Earth's surface. The major objectives are: 1) to take a second look at what constitutes a megaflood that the principle of uniformitarianism is at some loss to explain and 2) to try to determine what could happen in such large floods by analyzing those that occur... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 75.00 US$ 65.00
Proceedings of a symposium held at the H. C. Orsted Institute, University of Copenhagen, 12-13 August 1977. Sponsored by the International Association of Sedimentologists and the Societas Internationalis Limnologiae. more...
- WIT Press 2008; US$ 278.00
Flooding is a global phenomenon that each year claims around 25,000 lives worldwide. Additionally, many more people must endure the homelessness, disease and crop failures that are left in the wake of the floods. The increased frequency of flooding in the last ten years, coupled with climate change predictions and urban development, suggest that these... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 130.17
This book compiles studies on interactions of land-cover and land-use change with climate in a region where warming is most pronounced. Covers the latest satellite sensing combined with GIS, assesses current land-cover changes and potential future scenarios. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 30.00
Like the adventurer who circled an iceberg to see it on all sides, Mariana Gosnell, former Newsweek reporter and author of Zero Three Bravo , a book about flying a small plane around the United States, explores ice in all its complexity, grandeur, and significance.More brittle than glass, at times stronger than steel, at other times flowing like... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 82.95
Using the latest mapping techniques, J.A.A. Jones, Chair of the IGU Commission for Water Sustainability, examines water availability, the impact of climate change and the problems created for water management worldwide as well as possible solutions. Water Sustainability: A Global Perspective is one of the first textbook to meld the physical and human... more...
- OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 7.99
This Very Short Introduction is a celebration of rivers in all their diversity. Nick Middleton covers a wide and eclectic range of river-based themes, from physical geography to mythology, to industrial history and literary criticism. Worshipped and revered, respected and feared, rivers reflect both the natural and social history of our planet. more...
- Springer New York 2013; US$ 119.32
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...