Global Hydrology: Processes, Resources and Environmental Management / Edition 1

Global Hydrology: Processes, Resources and Environmental Management / Edition 1

by J. A. A. Jones
ISBN-10:
0582098610
ISBN-13:
9780582098619
Pub. Date:
08/21/1997
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
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Global Hydrology: Processes, Resources and Environmental Management / Edition 1

Global Hydrology illustrates in detail the growing importance of understanding hydrological processes and pathways as a means of effective and safe management of water resources. It describes current management practices and past environmental impact. It analyses the options for improving water supply and protecting the environment, emphasizing the need for international collaboration in a changing societal and environmental context

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780582098619
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/21/1997
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 414
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Water for the World 2. The Global Hydrological Cycle 3. Hydrological Processes Within the River Basin 4. Floods, Droughts and Magnitude-Frequency Relations 5. Monitoring and Assessing Processes 6. Modelling Runoff Processes 7. Inadvertent Impacts on Hydrological Processes 1 - Water Quality 8. Inadvertent Impacts on Hydrological Processes 2 - Water Quality 9. Managing Runoff: The Design of the Major Water Management Systems 10. Managing Runoff: Unconventional and Environmentally-Sound Solutions 11. Towards a Sustainable Future?

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