Water in Environmental Planning / Edition 1

Water in Environmental Planning / Edition 1

by Thomas Dunne, Luna B. Leopold
     
 

ISBN-10: 0716700794

ISBN-13: 9780716700791

Pub. Date: 08/28/1978

Publisher: Freeman, W. H. & Company

A classic advanced undergraduate/graduate level text showing how knowledge of hydrology, fluvial geomorphology, and river quality are used in environmental planning.
The focus is on maintenance or reclamation of environmental quality, with the text, examples, and exercises emphasizing early identification of problems and address nonstructural solutions  See more details below

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A classic advanced undergraduate/graduate level text showing how knowledge of hydrology, fluvial geomorphology, and river quality are used in environmental planning.
The focus is on maintenance or reclamation of environmental quality, with the text, examples, and exercises emphasizing early identification of problems and address nonstructural solutions

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780716700791
Publisher:
Freeman, W. H. & Company
Publication date:
08/28/1978
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
818
Product dimensions:
6.86(w) x 9.34(h) x 1.66(d)

Table of Contents

I. Introduction
1. Six Field Examples

II. Hydrology
2. Precipitation
3. Interception
4. Water Loss from Lakes
5. Water Use by Vegetation
6. Water in the Soil
7. Groundwater
8. The Water Balance
9. Runoff Processes
10. Calculation of Flood Hazard
11. Human Occupance of Flood-Prone Lands
12. Water Supply and Use
13. Snow Hydrology

III. Geomorphology
14. Drainage Basins
15. Hillslope Processes
16. River Channels
17. Sediment Production and Transport
18. Channel Changes

IV. River Quality
19. Physical Characteristics of Water
20. Chemical Characteristics of Water
21. Stream Biota and Biologic Health
22. Evaluation of Esthetics

Conversions and Equivalents
Subject Index
Author Index

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