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- Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 235.00
Lake Baikal is the oldest lake and largest freshwater reservoir in the world. As a result of its exceptionally long geological history, the lake has been a theatre of evolution and speciation of organisms, and it currently harbors more species than any other lake in the world. Based on its unique nature, Lake Baikal was recently designated a World... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 85.00 US$ 73.67
This book considers the deposition of sediments in different types of lakes and shows how changes in the lake environment can be interpreted from the sediment facies at the lake floor. Lakes are particularly sensitive to climate change and thus their sediments are accurate indicators of environmental change and palaeoclimate. This volume examines both... more...
- University of California Press 2009; US$ 59.95
Lakes change constantly in response to their surrounding landscape, and their airshed. Mirror Lake, located in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, has been carefully researched since the 1960s. This book, edited by Thomas C. Winter and Gene E. Likens, summarizes and interprets the extensive data collected on this lake and its watershed from 1981... more...
- Greystone Books 2009; US$ 22.99
Humans? fascination with water finds full expression in this stellar collection. Included are writings from Mark Twain, who marvels at the teeming humanity on the Ganges; Henry Stanley, searching for Livingston and discovering instead Lake Albert Edward; selections from A Compleat Angler and A River Runs Through It; and more than a dozen other... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 121.95 US$ 105.69
This text examines the impact of climate change on freshwater ecosystems, past, present and future. It especially considers the interactions between climate change and other drivers of change including hydromorphological modification, nutrient loading, acid deposition and contamination by toxic substances using evidence from palaeolimnology, time-series... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 124.00
Comprehensive research-level treatment with emphasis on strategies for effective water management. more...
- Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 38.00
Leading hydrologists present their views on the role of scale effects in hydrologic phenomena occurring in a range of field settings. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 54.00
Examines the implications of possible climate changes and variability on both global and regional water resources. more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 131.95 US$ 114.36
This book is intended for those with an academic, scientific and practical interest in river conservation and management. It provides an overview of how changes in legislation, policies, institutional responsibilities, science, technology, practical techniques and public perception have influenced how rivers have been managed over the past 20 years... more...