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  • River Flow 2014by Anton J. Schleiss; Giovanni de Cesare; Mario J. Franca; Michael Pfister

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 539.00

    The behaviour of river systems is a result of the complex interaction between flow, sediments, morphology and habitats. Furthermore, rivers are often used as a source of water supply and energy production as well as a waterway for transportation. The main challenge faced by river engineers today, in collaboration with environmental and ecological... more...

  • Die Überschwemmungen von 1868 in der Schweizby Stephanie Summermatter

    Traugott Bautz 2005; US$ 28.46

    InhaltsverzeichnisVORWORT1 EINLEITUNG1.1 Fragestellung1.2 Die Fragestellung im Kontext der Umweltgeschichte1.3 Quellenlage und offene Fragen1.4 Forschungsstand1.5 Aufbau2 DIE ÜBERSCHWEMMUNGEN VON 1868 IN IHREM KONTEXT2.1 Naturkatastrophen2.1.1 Von der "Naturgefahr" zur "Naturkatastrophe" - ein Definitionsversuch2.1.2 Katastrophenmanagement: Bewältigung... more...

  • Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in Bangladeshby Md Aboul Fazal Younus

    Springer 2014; US$ 179.00

    The IPCC (2007) warned that the Ganges Brahmaputra Meghna (GBM) basin will be at greatest risk due to increased flooding, and that the region?s poverty would reduce its adaptation capacity. This book investigates autonomous adaptation using a multi-method technique comprising PRA and a questionnaire survey applied in the case study area ?Islampur?... more...

  • Mountain Rivers Revisitedby Ellen Wohl

    Wiley 2013; US$ 97.95

    Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Water Resources Monograph Series, Volume 19. What are the forms and processes characteristic of mountain rivers and how do we know them? Mountain Rivers Revisited , an expanded and updated version of the earlier volume Mountain Rivers , answers these questions and more. Here is the only... more...

  • River Variability and Complexityby Stanley A. Schumm

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 60.00

    Supplementary reading for students and researchers on the factors behind river variability. more...

  • Rivers of the Worldby James R. Penn

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 85.00

    "Rivers of the World" is a treatment of some 200 of the world's rivers. In these pages you'll find rivers both tranquil and untamed, renowned and obscure, but each historically significant in its own right. more...

  • Riverbank Filtration Hydrologyby Stephen A. Hubbs

    Springer 2007; US$ 189.00

    Riverbank Filtration (RBF) has proven effective in many hydrogeological settings worldwide. This text provides guidance in the design and operation of RBF facilities. It provides the necessary tools to evaluate potential RBF sites, and is useful if you are considering RBF as a source of water supply. more...

  • Large Riversby Avijit Gupta

    Wiley 2008; US$ 325.00

    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...

  • Streamflow Characteristicsby H.C. Riggs

    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...

  • The Fly River, Papua New Guineaby Barrie R. Bolton

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 195.00

    In 1984 the OK Tedi Mining Company Limited began mining copper and gold mineralization from Mt. Fubilan, which is located at the headwaters of the OK Tedi. Subsequent mining in the region followed in 1990. Since this time there has been intense monitoring of the environment undertaken by those in the field in order to better understand the possible... more...