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  • Algonquin Wildlifeby Norm Quinn; Cassandra Ward; Dan Strickland

    Dundurn 2002; US$ 12.99

    A celebration of the vast array of wildlife studies ongoing in Ontarios very first provincial park. more...

  • Braided Riversby Gregory H. Sambrook Smith; James L. Best; Charlie S. Bristow; Geoff E. Petts; Ian Jarvis

    Wiley 2009; US$ 195.95

    This important book brings together eighteen cutting-edge research papers first presented at the Second International Conference on Braided Rivers. It includes the latest research on the dynamics, deposits and ecology of these rivers. Essential reading for geomorphologists, earth scientists, engineers and ecologists with a pure and applied interest... more...

  • Der europäische Fluss: Die Donau und ihre Regionen als Strategieraumby Eckart D. Stratenschulte

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2012; US$ 34.27

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Donau war im 20. Jahrhundert mehr Grenze als Verbindung zwischen europäischen Staaten. Durch das Verschwinden von Eisernem Vorhang und Ost-West-Konflikt hat sich das geändert. Die Europäische Union versucht nun, mittels einer speziellen Donauraumstrategie den Fluss zum Bindeglied zwischen europäischen Staaten zu machen, die... more...

  • Die Natur der Gefahrby Uwe Lübken

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 43.19

    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...

  • Die Überschwemmungen von 1868 in der Schweizby Stephanie Summermatter

    Traugott Bautz 2005; US$ 31.71

    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...

  • 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...

  • Field Guide to Rivers of North Americaby Arthur C. Benke; Colbert E. Cushing

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 43.95

    Based on the comprehensive, award-winning book Rivers of North America, the new Field Guide to Rivers of North America describes 200 of North America?s most significant rivers in a reader-friendly, concise format. The guide is organized by geographic regions - each section begins with a map showing the relationship of rivers within one territory and... more...

  • Flash Floodsby Kevin Sene

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

    Flash floods typically develop in a period a few hours or less and can arise from heavy rainfall and other causes, such as dam or flood defence breaches, and ice jam breaks. The rapid development, often associated with a high debris content, can present a considerable risk to people and property. This book describes recent developments in techniques... 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...

  • Flood Recovery, Innovation and Responseby D. Proverbs; C. A. Brebbia; E. Penning-Rowsell

    WIT Press 2008; US$ 242.00

    Flooding is a global phenomenon that each year claims around 25,000 lives worldwide. Additionally, many more people must endure the homelessness, disease and crop failures that are left in the wake of the floods. The increased frequency of flooding in the last ten years, coupled with climate change predictions and urban development, suggest that these... more...