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Hydrology. Water

  • Freezing of Lakes and the Evolution of their Ice Coverby Matti Leppäranta

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 129.00

    Winter limnology has become an increasing active field of research. This book examines the physics of ice-covered lakes and serves as an ideal resource for students and researchers. 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...

  • Handbuch Tiefe Geothermieby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 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 abschließenden 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...

  • Aquifer Systems Management: Darcy?s Legacy in a World of Impending Water Shortageby Laurence Chery; Ghislain de Marsily

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 252.00

    Preface About the editors PART I: A TRIBUTE TO HENRY DARCY?S LEGACY 1. Henry Darcy (1803?1858): Immortalised by his scientific legacy 2. Henry Darcy?s Public Fountains of the City of Dijon PART II: THE MEASURE OF PERMEABILITY 3. What grains can tell us about Darcy velocity 4. Measuring porosity and permeability on drill cuttings... more...

  • Evaluation and Prevention of Natural Risksby Stefano Campus; Secondo Barbero; Stefano Bovo; Ferruccio Forlati

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 220.00

    PRESENTATION FOREWORD 1. INTRODUCTION TO THE CONCEPT OF HAZARD AND RISK 1.1 FORECASTING, HAZARD, AND RISKS RELATED TO NATURAL PHENOMENA 1.2 FORECASTING NATURAL PHENOMENA FOR EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT 1.3 A KNOWLEDGE BASE AND THE DIFFUSION OF KNOWLEDGE AS SUPPORTS FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF HAZARD AND RISK 1.4 GLOSSARY   2.... more...

  • Streamflow Measurement, Third Editionby Reginald W. Herschy

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 341.00

    1. Introduction  2. The Velocity Area-Method  3. Measurement of stage  4 The stage-discharge relation  5. Special problems  6. The ADCP Method  7. Measurement by Floats  8. The slope area method  9. The stage fall discharge method  10. Weirs and flumes  11. Dilution gauging  12. The Ultrasonic Method  13. Accuracy  14. Hydrometric Data Processing ... more...

  • Groundwater Flow Understandingby J. Joel Carrillo Rivera; M. Adrian Ortega Guerrero

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 109.95

    Keynotes a. Evolution of palaeowaters in sedimentary basins and coastal aquifers; b. Groundwater flow system, subsidence and solute transport controls c. Groundwater flow system response in thick aquifer units Chapters 1. Integrative modelling of global change effects on the water cycle 2. Water management in transboundary hard rock regions 3.... more...

  • Water Sustainabilityby J.A.A. Jones

    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...

  • Seismic Events in Glaciersby Marek Górski

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    The occurrence of seismic events in glaciers has been an issue in the scientific literature since the early 1950s, following the report about icequakes in Baffin Island. Targeted seismological studies were undertaken by the Polish Expedition to Spitsbergen in 1962 and then continued at various glaciers in the Arctic, Antarctic and the Alps. The author... more...