Snow and Glacier Hydrology / Edition 1

Snow and Glacier Hydrology / Edition 1

by P. Singh
     
 

ISBN-10: 0792367677

ISBN-13: 9780792367673

Pub. Date: 02/28/2001

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

This book provides an updated discussion of snow and glacier hydrology, drawing on the results of recent investigations. It serves as a source of reference at the senior undergraduate or beginning graduate level and stimulates further interest in this important part of the hydrologic cycle.
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This book provides an updated discussion of snow and glacier hydrology, drawing on the results of recent investigations. It serves as a source of reference at the senior undergraduate or beginning graduate level and stimulates further interest in this important part of the hydrologic cycle.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780792367673
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
02/28/2001
Series:
Water Science and Technology Library Series, #37
Edition description:
2001
Pages:
756
Product dimensions:
1.63(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

Dedication. Preface. Acknowledgments. Part I: Preliminaries. 1. Introduction. 2. Atmosphere and its Components. Part II: Properties and Measurement of Snow and Snow Cover. 3. Properties of Snow and Ice. 4. Measurement of Snow. 5. Measurement of Depth, Water Equivalent, and Area of Snow Cover. Part III: Snowmelt and its Estimation. 6. Energy Exchange Processes. 7. Streamflow Hydrograph. Part IV: Snowmelt-Runoff Modeling and Forecasting. 8. Snowmelt-Runoff Modeling. 9. Snowmelt Models. Part V: Hydrological Aspects of Glaciers. 10. Glacier Characteristics and Mass Balance. 11. Glacial Melting. 12. Glacial Storage and Drainage Characteristics. 13. Erosion and Sediment Yield. 14. Streamflow Measurements. Appendix A. Author Index. Subject Index.

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