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  • River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamicsby Gary Parker; Marcelo H. García

    CRC Press 2005; US$ 463.00

    Preface Acknowledgements VOLUME 1 Sediment transport processes Mountain rivers Deltas, estuaries, bays Fluvial and coastal turbulent flow Numerical modelling of river morphodynamics River response to floods Coastal morphodynamics River confluences and distributaries Bars and braiding Reservoirs and dams Turbidity... more...

  • River Flow 2012by Rafael Murillo Muñoz

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 517.00

    Preface Organization Organizing institutions and sponsor Acknowledgement VOLUME 1 Keynotes Performance review of Jamuna Bridge River training works 1997?2009 G.J. Klaassen, H. van Duivendijk & M.H. Sarker Fluvial influence on estuaries and coastal wetlands G.M.E. Perillo Problems and researches on eco-hydraulics and eco-sedimentation... more...

  • Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Managementby Edmund Penning-Rowsell; Sally Priest; Dennis Parker; Joe Morris; Sylvia Tunstall; Christophe Viavattene; John Chatterton; Damon Owen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 255.00

    A new ?Multi-Coloured Manual'  This book is a successor to and replacement for the highly respected manual and handbook on the benefits of flood and coastal risk management, produced by the Flood Hazard Research Centre at Middlesex University, UK, with support from Defra and the Environment Agency. It builds upon a previous book known as the "multi-coloured... more...

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

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 539.00

    Preface Acknowledgements Organization Sponsors Keynote lectures River networks as ecological corridors for species, populations and pathogens of water-borne disease A. Rinaldo River turbulence: Current state, challenges, and prospects V. Nikora Climate and human forcing of Alpine river flow S.N. Lane, M. Bakker, D. Balin, B. Lovis... more...

  • Flood Recovery, Innovation and Response IVby D. Proverbs; C. A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2014; US$ 258.00

    Flooding is a global phenomenon that claims numerous lives worldwide each year. Set up to promote research into this area of study, this book contains the proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Flood Recovery, Innovation and Response.This book covers topics related to flooding and its impacts on communities, property and people. more...

  • A Story of Six Riversby Peter Coates

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 40.00

    Many of the world?s major cities sprang up on the banks of rivers. Used for water, food, irrigation, transportation, and power, rivers sustain life and connect the world together, but most of us think of them simply as waterways that must be crossed on the way to another place. Using four European and two North American rivers as examples, A Story... more...

  • Field Guide to California Riversby Tim Palmer

    University of California Press 2012; US$ 29.95

    Award-winning author, naturalist, and conservationist Tim Palmer presents the world of California rivers in this practical and inspiring field guide. Loaded with tips on where to hike, fish, canoe, kayak, and raft, it offers an interpretive approach that reveals geology, plant and wild life, hydrologic processes, and other natural phenomena. Palmer... more...

  • Floods in Bangladeshby Hofer Thomas; Messerli Bruno

    United Nations University Press 2006; US$ 45.00

    Is it really true that deforestation and the land use practices of the Himalayan farmers are to blame for the recurring and devastating monsoon floods in the plains of the Ganga and Brahmaputra? The validity of this paradigm has been increasingly questioned. This book presents new evidence resulting from a research project on floods in Bangladesh in... more...

  • Introduction to the Physics of Cohesive Sediment Dynamics in the Marine Environmentby J.C. Winterwerp; W.G.M. van Kesteren

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 190.00

    This book is an introduction to the physical processes of cohesive sediment in the marine environment. It focuses on highly dynamic systems, such as estuaries and coastal seas. Processes on the continental shelf are also discussed and attention is given to the effects of chemistry, biology and gas. The process descriptions are based on hydrodynamic... more...

  • Gravel Bed Rivers 6by H. Habersack; H. Piegay; M. Rinaldi

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 210.00

    Based on the interdisciplinary approaches between earth science, engineering, physical geography, ecology and management, this text focuses on the theoretical questions, case-studies, challenges, and constraints taken from river restoration. It is illustrated with reports of new ground-breaking research covering spatial and temporal scales of physical... more...