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Hydrology. Water

  • 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 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 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...

  • 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 220.00

    The assessment and prevention of risks inherent to natural phenomena is of topical interest to the scientific community and other authorities dealing with territorial management. Historical analysis carried out in the Piemonte-territory in north-western Italy, focusing on the consequences of hydrogeological risks, reveals that damage is continually... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 252.00

    By 2050, the demand for water to sustain world agriculture will increase by seventy-five per cent in order to feed an estimated nine billion inhabitants. Increased amounts of water will be required for irrigation and for industrial and domestic use. Natural ecosystems will be threatened by the expansion of agricultural land and by a reduction... more...

  • Streamflow Measurement, Third Editionby Reginald W. Herschy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 325.00

    ?Too little water or too much?? In either case streamflow measurement is crucial. Climate change could significant affect water resources and flood management. Streamflow measurement is necessary for efficient water management. This third edition deals with all the main current methods for measuring the flow in rivers and open channels, in accordance... more...

  • Groundwater Flow Understandingby M. Adrian Ortega Guerrero

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 104.95

    Any sustainable groundwater development programme requires knowledge of the prevailing flow system, extending from local to regional scale. This book of selected papers discusses integral groundwater management with scale flow issues and presents methods of defining, preventing, controlling and mitigating negative environmental impacts related to... more...

  • Water Sustainability A Global Perspectiveby 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...