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Hydrology

  • Climate and Conservationby

    Island Press/Center for Resource Economics 2012; Not Available

    Climate and Conservation presents case studies from around the world of projects focused on climate change adaptation-regional-scale endeavors where scientists, managers, and practitioners are working to protect biodiversity by protecting landscapes and seascapes in response to threats posed by climate change. The book begins with an introductory... more...

  • The Hydrology of the UKby Mike Acreman

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 83.95

    The Hydrology of the UK assesses the changing hydrology of the UK, focusing on key issues that affect the fundamental hydrological processes and have important implications for water resource management, flood risk and environmental quality. The bookis divided into 3 sections: Section 1 examines the causes of change to the hydrology of the UK, including... more...

  • Ethohydraulikby Beate Adam; Boris Lehmann

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 84.99

    Um Fließgewässer den Nutzungsansprüchen des Menschen anzupassen, sind unzählige Baumaßnahmen erforderlich. Um die Auswirkungen wasserbaulicher Aktivitäten auf die in Fließgewässern lebenden Tiere zu untersuchen, wurde die Ethohydraulik entwickelt. Sie beruht auf der Ethologie (Erforschung des Verhaltens von Tieren) und der Hydraulik (Lehre von den... more...

  • Isotopes in the Water Cycleby Pradeep K. Aggarwal; Joel R. Gat; Klaus F. Froehlich

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 99.00

    Environmental isotope and nuclear techniques provide unmatched insights into the processes governing the water cycle and its variability under past and present climates. This monograph is recommended to advanced students and specialists and presents historical perspective, state of the art applications and new developments of isotopes in hydrology,... more...

  • Fisheries Management of Mexican and Central American Estuariesby Felipe Amezcua; Brian Bellgraph

    Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 129.00

    The tropical estuarine systems of Mexico and Central America are an important part of the region´s coastlines; for example Mexico alone possesses more than 770 thousand hectares of mangroves, as well as the largest estuarine mangrove complex on the American Pacific (Marismas Nacionales), yet is one of the poorest studied areas in the world. This is... more...

  • Lacustrine Facies Analysis (Special Publication 13 of the IAS)by P. Anadon; L. L. Cabrera; K. Kelts

    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...

  • Eutrophication in Coastal Ecosystemsby Jesper H. Andersen; Daniel J. Conley

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 229.00

    Highlighting its definitions and causes, this review synthesizes the most recent scientific results in relation to specific eutrophication issues. Other topics discussed include nutrient loads, cycling and limitation, reference conditions and trend reversal. more...

  • Shipping and the Environmentby Karin Andersson; Selma Brynolf; J. Fredrik Lindgren; Magda Wilewska-Bien

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book focuses on the interaction between shipping and the natural environment and how shipping can strive to become more sustainable. Readers are guided in marine environmental awareness, environmental regulations and abatement technologies to assist in decisions on strategy, policy and investments. You will get familiar with possible paths... more...

  • Reservoir Sedimentationby G.W. Annandale

    Elsevier Science 1987; US$ 72.95

    Research on reservoir sedimentation in recent years has been aimed mainly at water resources projects in developing countries. These countries, especially in Africa, often have to cope with long droughts, flash floods and severe erosion problems. Large reservoir capacities are required to capture water provided by flash floods so as to ensure the... more...

  • Ecotoxicology of Antifouling Biocidesby Takaomi Arai; Hiroya Harino; Madoka Ohji; William Langston

    Springer Japan 2009; US$ 249.00

    Studies on organotin compounds have recently evolved, with many new findings reported. These and other findings are described and concisely summarized in this book, providing a useful reference in countries where alternative biocides are being considered. more...