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Hydrology. Water

  • The Andesby Axel Borsdorf; Christoph Stadel

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 179.00

    Complete with fascinating pictures and comprehensive diagrams, this book presents a comprehensive overview of the Andes, offering readers a better understanding of this natural area as well as its problems. more...

  • OpenGeoSys-Tutorialby Agnes Sachse; Karsten Rink; Wenkui He; Olaf Kolditz

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 79.99

    This tutorial on the application of the open-source software OpenGeoSys (OGS) in computational hydrology is based on a one-week training course at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research in Leipzig, Germany. It provides general information regarding hydrological and groundwater flow modeling and the pre-processing and step-by-step model setups... more...

  • Environmental Management of River Basin Ecosystemsby

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 179.00

    This book offers a unique collection of inter- and multidisciplinary studies on river systems. Rivers have been the prime source of sustenance since the advent of civilization and river systems often form the basis for agriculture, transport, water, and land for domestic, commercial, and industrial activities, fostering economic prosperity. A river... more...

  • 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 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 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

    Springer Japan 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...

  • RIVER PROCESSESby Andre Robert

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    River Processes deals primarily with flow and sediment dynamics in alluvial channels. It emphasises water flows (basic principles and characterisation), fluvial sediment, processes of erosion and sediment transport, bedforms that result from flow-bed sediment interactions in sand and gravel, flow and sedimentary processes in curved, braided and confluent... 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

    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 in water... more...

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

    CRC Press 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...