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  • The River Nileby R. Said

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    This multidisciplinary book by the author of The Geology of Egypt is the result of many years of research. It attempts to reconstruct the history of the River Nile from its origins to its present shape and regimen and also to ascertain the amount of water which has been carried by the river during the course of its history. It examines the manner... more...

  • Floods in Bangladeshby Hofer Thomas; Messerli Bruno

    United Nations University Press 2006; US$ 45.00

    Is it really true that deforestation and the land use practices of the Himalayan farmers are to blame for the recurring and devastating monsoon floods in the plains of the Ganga and Brahmaputra? The validity of this paradigm has been increasingly questioned. This book presents new evidence resulting from a research project on floods in Bangladesh in... more...

  • Riverbank Filtration Hydrologyby Stephen A. Hubbs

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 202.93

    Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Riverbank Filtration Hydrology, Bratislava, Slovakia, September 2004 more...

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

    Wiley 2013; US$ 159.95 US$ 143.96

    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...

  • The Fly River, Papua New Guineaby Barrie R. Bolton

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 195.00

    In 1984 the OK Tedi Mining Company Limited began mining copper and gold mineralization from Mt. Fubilan, which is located at the headwaters of the OK Tedi. Subsequent mining in the region followed in 1990. Since this time there has been intense monitoring of the environment undertaken by those in the field in order to better understand the possible... more...

  • Fluvial Hydraulicsby S. Lawrence Dingman

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 114.99

    Fluvial Hydraulics provides a sound qualitative and quantitative understanding of water and sediment flows in natural rivers. This understanding is essential for modeling and predicting hydrologic and geomorphologic processes, erosion, sediment transport, water supply and quality, habitat management, and flood hazards. more...

  • Rivers Handbook, Volume 2by Peter P. Calow

    Wiley 2009; US$ 340.00 US$ 306.00

    Fast changing legislation and increasing environmental awareness within the non-scientific community demands that the modern approach to the management of rivers and water resources should be based on a sound understanding and application of the scientific and ecological principles that underlie freshwater processes. In two volumes, The Rivers Handbook... more...

  • RIVER PROCESSESby Andre Robert

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    River Processes deals primarily with flow and sediment dynamics in alluvial channels. It emphasises water flows (basic principles and characterisation), fluvial sediment, processes of erosion and sediment transport, bedforms that result from flow-bed sediment interactions in sand and gravel, flow and sedimentary processes in curved, braided and confluent... more...

  • A Watershed Yearby Cornelia F. Mutel

    University of Iowa Press 2010; US$ 19.00

    In June 2008, the rivers of eastern Iowa rose above their banks to create floods of epic proportions; their amazing size—flowing in places at a rate nearly double that of the previous record flood—and the rapidity of their rise ruined farmlands and displaced thousands of residents and hundreds of businesses. In Cedar Rapids, the waters inundated more... more...

  • River Republicby Daniel McCool

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 33.99

    Daniel McCool not only chronicles the history of water development agencies in America and the way in which special interests have abused rather than preserved the country’s rivers. He also narrates the second, brighter act in this ongoing story: the surging, grassroots movement to bring these rivers back to life and ensure they remain pristine for... more...