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Hydrology

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  • A Finite Element Method for Nettingby Daniel Priour

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    This book fully describes a finite element method for netting. That describes the relation between forces and deformation of the netting. That takes into account forces due to the twine elasticity, the hydrodynamic forces, the catch effect, the mesh opening stiffness. This book is divided in 5 parts. The first section contains introduction on the finite... more...

  • The Mediterranean Seaby Stefano Goffredo; Zvy Dubinsky

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

    This volume is an indispensable addition to the multidisciplinary coverage of the science of the Mediterranean Sea. The editors have gathered leading authorities from the fields of Marine Biology, Ecology, paleoclimatology, Chemical and Physical Oceanography, Zoology, Botany, Aquatic Photosynthesis, Socioeconomics, Mariculture,  Mediterranean History... more...

  • Long Island Soundby James S Latimer; Mark A Tedesco; R Lawrence Swanson; Charles Yarish; Paul E Stacey; Corey Garza

    Springer 2013; US$ 279.00

    The U.S. Ocean Commission Report identified the need for regional ecosystem assessments to support coastal and ocean management. These assessments must provide greater understanding of physical and biological dynamics than assessments at global and national scales can provide but transcend state and local interests. This need and timeliness is apparent... more...

  • The Galapagos Marine Reserveby Judith Denkinger; Luis Vinueza

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book focuses on how marine systems respond to natural and anthropogenic perturbations (ENSO, overfishing, pollution, tourism, invasive species, climate-change). Authors explain in their chapters how this information can guide management and conservation actions to help orient and better manage, restore and sustain the ecosystems services and goods... more...

  • Historical Perspectives of Fisheries Exploitation in the Indo-Pacificby Joseph Christensen; Malcolm Tull

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    The waters of the Indo-Pacific were at the centre of the global expansion of marine capture fisheries in the twentieth century, yet surprisingly little has been written about this subject from a historical perspective. This book, the first major study of the history of fishing in Asia and Oceania, presents the case-studies completed through the History... more...

  • Biodiversity in the Marine Environmentby Philippe Goulletquer; Philippe Gros; Gilles Boeuf; Jacques Weber

    Springer 2014; US$ 189.00

    The oceans cover over 70% of our planet. They are host to a biodiversity of tremendous wealth. Its preservation is now a global priority featuring in several international conventions and a confirmed objective of European policies and national strategies. Understanding the dynamics and the uses of the marine biodiversity is a genuine scientific challenge.... more...

  • Climate Change Impacts on Freshwater Ecosystemsby Martin Kernan; Richard W. Battarbee; Brian R. Moss

    Wiley 2011; US$ 113.95

    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...

  • Stream and Watershed Restorationby Philip Roni; Tim Beechie

    Wiley 2012; US$ 164.95

    With $2 billion spent annually on stream restoration worldwide, there is a pressing need for guidance in this area, but until now, there was no comprehensive text on the subject. Filling that void, this unique text covers both new and existing information following a stepwise approach on theory, planning, implementation, and evaluation methods for... more...

  • Irrigation Engineeringby R. N. Reddy

    GeneTech Books 2010; US$ 50.00

    Effective irrigation, enhanced pertinent technologies, thereby provides a most lucrative source for making agriculture profitable and worthwhile. This book has been written as a manual guiding agricultural engineers on the principles and concepts which define irrigation engineering. Elaborating upon the tools, technologies and techniques which are... more...

  • River Conservation and Managementby Philip Boon; Paul Raven

    Wiley 2012; US$ 123.95

    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...