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  • Rivers in the Landscapeby Ellen Wohl

    Wiley 2014; US$ 140.50

    Rivers in the Landscape will summarize the state of knowledge concerning physical processes and forms in rivers. The organization and content of the book emphasize that rivers exist as part of a greater landscape. For example, the text explicitly discusses: connectivity between the river channel, the atmosphere, the adjacent uplands and floodplain,... more...

  • Die Natur der Gefahrby Uwe Lübken

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 46.28

    An kaum einem anderen Fluss der Vereinigten Staaten trafen natürliche und gesellschaftliche Dynamik so drastisch aufeinander wie am Ohio River. Der Fluss war als Kommunikations- und Transportachse von überragender Bedeutung für das rapide Wachstum im Ohio Valley im 19. Jahrhundert. An seinen Ufern entstanden innerhalb kürzester Zeit Handelszentren... 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$ 245.00

    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 provides a manual of assessment techniques of flood risk management benefits,... more...

  • The Severn Tsunami?by Mike Hall

    The History Press 2013; US$ 18.94

    On 30 January 1607 a huge wave, over 7m high, swept up the River Severn, flooding the land on either side. The wall of water reached as far in land as Bristol and Cardiff. It swept away everything in its path, devastating communities and killing thousands of people. Historian and geographer Mike Hall pieces together the contemporary accounts and the... more...

  • Spoil Islandby Charlie Hailey

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 99.99

    Spoil islands are overlooked places combining dirt with paradise, waste-land with ?brave new world,? and wildness with human intervention. Mundane products of dredging, these islands form an uninvestigated archipelago that demonstrates the potential value and contested re-valuation of landscapes of waste. Research navigates the U.S. east coast from... 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...

  • Flood Early Warning Systemsby D. MOLINARI; S. MENONI; F. BALLIO

    WIT Press 2013; US$ 168.00

    Focusing specifically on the topic of flood risk in mountainous regions, the book can be viewed as a sort of manual for EWS designers, managers, and users. It is organised into different independent sections which will appeal both to experts as well as those with an interest in the subject. Most of results can also be exported to other hazards. more...

  • Stream Hydrologyby Nancy D. Gordon; Thomas A. McMahon; Brian L. Finlayson; Christopher J. Gippel; Rory J. Nathan

    Wiley 2013; US$ 236.95

    Since the publication of the first edition (1994) there have been rapid developments in the application of hydrology, geomorphology and ecology to stream management. In particular, growth has occurred in the areas of stream rehabilitation and the evaluation of environmental flow needs. The concept of stream health has been adopted as a way of assessing... more...

  • Geomorphology and River Managementby Gary J. Brierley; Kirstie A. Fryirs

    Wiley 2013; US$ 154.95

    This book outlines a generic set of procedures, termed the River Styles Framework, which provides a set of tools for interpreting river character, behavior, condition, and recovery potential. Applications of the framework generate a coherent package of geomorphic information, providing a physical template for river rehabilitation activities. management... more...

  • Waterfallby Brian J. Hudson

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 24.95

    From Niagara Falls in the United States to Angel Falls in Venezuela, Victoria Falls in Africa, and Hannoki Falls in Japan, waterfalls provide some of the world’s loveliest panoramas. With their glistening spray and deafening roar, these astonishing natural wonders attract hordes of people each year who seek out, with cameras in hand, these terrifying... more...