Provides fundamental information and practical methodology necessary to solve hydrologic problems on watersheds, as well as basic information needed to understand and develop watershed management programs. The second edition emphasizes watershed analysis and research; the role and importance of riparian and wetland systems in natural resource management; the cumulative effects of human activities in watersheds; the dynamics and management of stream channels; and the role of policy and institutions in achieving more sustainable resource use. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Kenneth N. Brooks is professor of forest hydrology, Department of Forest Resources, University of Minnesota, St. Paul. Peter F. Ffolliott is professor of watershed management, School of Renewable Natural Resources, University of Arizona, Tucson. Hans M. Gregersen is professor emeritus, Department of Forest Resources and Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Minnesota. Leonard F. DeBano is professor of watershed management, School of Renewable Natural Resources, University of Arizona.