ISBN-10:
1119074274
ISBN-13:
9781119074274
Pub. Date:
09/08/2015
Publisher:
Wiley
Progress in Modern Hydrology: Past, Present and Future / Edition 1

Progress in Modern Hydrology: Past, Present and Future / Edition 1

by John C. Rodda, Mark Robinson
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ISBN-13: 9781119074274
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 09/08/2015
Pages: 408
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

John Rodda has a life time of experience as a hydrologist with UK governmental and international bodies, particularly the World Meteorological Organization, Geneva, where he was Director of the Hydrology & Water Resources Department. He has authored some 100 scientific papers and 8 books on a wide range of topics. He has held the office of President of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences and several other prominent positions in the international world of water.

Mark Robinson has a lengthy career as a hydrologist, working at the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Institute of Hydrology and at several UK universities. His work has encompassed land use change studies including agricultural drainage and forest hydrology, and for over a decade he was responsible for some of the UK’s longest running catchment studies. He has published extensively and is co-author of two highly regarded hydrological textbooks.

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Table of Contents

List of Contributors ix

Chapter Reviewers xiii

Foreword xv

Preface xvii

Acknowledgements xix

Acronyms xxi

1 INTRODUCTION 1
John C. Rodda, Mark Robinson, Jim McCulloch, Christine McCulloch, Alan Jenkins, Terry Marsh, Celia Kirby, Ian Littlewood, Max Beran and Graham Leeks

2 BASIN STUDIES AND INSTRUMENTATION 23
Ian Strangeways, Mark Robinson, Jim Hudson, John C. Rodda, Malcolm Newson and David J. Cooper

3 RISKS AND EXTREMES 60
Lisa Stewart, Max Beran, Frank Farquharson, Duncan Faulkner, David Jones, Thomas Kjeldsen, Malcolm Newson, Enda O’Connell and John Sutcliffe

4 TERRESTRIAL HYDROLOGICAL PROCESSES 100
David J. Cooper, John Bell, Martin Hodnett, Keith Beven, Kevin Gilman, Atul Haria, Cate Gardner, Mark Robinson, Jon Evans and Helen Ward

5 THE PHYSICS OF ATMOSPHERIC INTERACTION 135
Colin Lloyd and Sylvia Oliver

6 WATER RESOURCES SECURITY 183
Frank Farquharson, Max Beran, John Bromley, Alan Gustard, Helen Houghton-Carr, Gwyn Rees, John Sutcliffe and Andy Young

7 HYDROLOGICAL MODELLING 216
Keith Beven, James Bathurst, Enda O’Connell, Ian Littlewood, Jim Blackie and Mark Robinson

8 WATER QUALITY 240
Richard Williams, Colin Neal, Helen Jarvie, Andrew Johnson, Paul Whitehead, Mike Bowes and Alan Jenkins

9 ECOHYDROLOGY 267
Mike C. Acreman, James R. Blake, Laurence R. Carvalho, Mike J. Dunbar, Iain D. M. Gunn, Alan Gustard, Ian D. Jones, Cedric Laizé, Stephen C. Maberly, Eleanor B. Mackay, Linda May, J. Owen Mountford, Bryan M. Spears, Charlie J. Stratford, Stephen J. Thackeray and Ian J. Winfield

10 CLIMATE CHANGE AND HYDROLOGY 302
Richard Harding, Nigel Arnell, Nick Reynard, Christel Prudhomme, Eleanor Blyth and Chris Taylor

11 HYDROLOGICAL DATA ACQUISITION AND EXPLOITATION 324
Terry Marsh, Roger Moore, Harry Dixon, Jamie Hannaford, Alan Gustard, Andy Young, Melinda Lewis, Colin Neal and Gwyn Rees

12 LOOKING TOWARDS THE FUTURE 366
John C. Rodda, Mark Robinson, Alan Jenkins, Keith Beven, Max Beran and Graham Leeks

Index 379

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