Category: Hydrology

  • Climate Change Adaptation Measures in Vietnam: Development by Philipp Schmidt-Thomé, Thi Ha Nguyen, Thanh Long Pham, Jaana

    By Philipp Schmidt-Thomé, Thi Ha Nguyen, Thanh Long Pham, Jaana Jarva, Kristiina Nuottimäki

    This publication describes the iterative steps that have been effectively undertaken to improve edition measures to weather switch in Vietnamese provinces. The method used to strengthen the clinical foundation and the societal contract of the necessity to adapt to weather switch is appropriate additionally to different areas in Vietnam, Asia and worldwide.

    The uncertainties of weather swap types make it tricky to justify investments to finance safeguard from doubtful affects. starting off with the projected weather swap affects in Vietnam, that is some of the most weak international locations to weather switch, the e-book describes a methodological method of examine and assessment neighborhood vulnerabilities of traditional assets to weather swap and socio-economic affects, enticing neighborhood stakeholders within the improvement of in the neighborhood appropriate and economically possible variation measures. The methodological method of comprehend the vulnerabilities and to advance weather switch variation measures was once state of affairs workshops that supported the communique among scientists and stakeholders.

    The improvement of weather swap edition recommendations is sort of cutting-edge in lots of international locations, yet usually there's nonetheless a wide step in the direction of imposing weather switch version measures at the neighborhood point. The problem within the improvement of model measures lies of their acceptability via neighborhood stakeholders and selection makers. weather switch model measures additionally frequently call for investments. to appreciate capability destiny hazards the conversation method was once to first get a very good knowing of the traditional assets (mainly floor and groundwater) and their strength vulnerabilities (current and future). This used to be by way of constructing a typical knowing of present probability styles, in addition to underlying vulnerabilities and dangers. Socio-economic advancements have an both powerful, and within the brief time period regularly even better, influence at the dwelling surroundings and average assets as long term weather swap affects. The state of affairs workshops built a holistic strategy on present and capability destiny chance styles, with a distinct specialize in floor and groundwater amounts and traits, usual risks and sea point upward thrust. Land-use making plans was once pointed out as taking part in a decisive position in minimizing present and destiny hazards. ultimately, first model measures for 2 Vietnamese provinces have been constructed and will be applied over the subsequent years. The method that ended in those version measures might be utilized in different Vietnamese provinces.

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  • PIV and water waves by John Grue, Philip L. F. Liu, Geir K. Pedersen, Philip L-F

    By John Grue, Philip L. F. Liu, Geir K. Pedersen, Philip L-F Liu

    This quantity introduces particle photograph velocimetry (PIV), a method for water wave dimension within the laboratory and within the open ocean. It discusses the turbulent dissipation, Reynolds stresses and vortical buildings in boundary layers of the ocean mattress, in addition to ships, send wakes, propulsion hydrodynamics, cavitation and unfastened floor waves. Upwelling in the back of crests of micro-breaking ocean floor waves (important for the trade of greenhouse gases among air and water) and big amplitude inner solitons within the ocean are measured. The publication contains velocities and accelerations in breaking ocean waves, run-up, interplay among robust waves and breakwaters, in addition to a concise description of the cutting-edge PIV procedure.

    This ebook has its origins in a gathering on PIV and water waves which was once held in Cambridge in 2002. the most physique of the e-book comprises six assessment or in-depth articles by means of invited authors who're experts of their respective fields, in addition to practitioners of PIV. a whole set of abstracts from the assembly is enclosed. The booklet is definitely fitted to scientists who are looking to acquaint themselves with present experimental hydrodynamics, in addition to for researchers and graduate scholars who're already operating within the box or plan to take action.

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  • Karst Aquifers—Characterization and Engineering by Zoran Stevanović

    By Zoran Stevanović

    This sensible education guidebook makes a big contribution to karst hydrogeology. It offers assisting fabric for tutorial classes around the world that come with this and related subject matters. it truly is a great sourcebook for college students and different attendees of the overseas Karst institution: Characterization and Engineering of Karst Aquifers, which opened in Trebinje, Bosnia & Herzegovina in 2014 and in an effort to be prepared each year in early summer.

    As against extra theoretical works, this can be a catalog of attainable engineering interventions in karst and their implications. even though nearly all of readers may be execs with geology/hydrogeology backgrounds, the language isn't in basic terms technical making it obtainable to a much wider viewers. which means the technique, case reports and stories awarded also will gain water managers operating in karst environments.

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  • Handbook of Catchment Management by Robert C. Ferrier, Alan Jenkins

    By Robert C. Ferrier, Alan Jenkins

    This ebook addresses the basic requirement for an interdisciplinary catchment established method of coping with and maintaining   water assets that crucially contains an knowing of land use and its administration.   during this technique the hydrological cycle hyperlinks mountains to the ocean, and ecosystems in rivers, groundwaters, lakes, wetlands, estuaries and coasts forming a necessary continuum without delay encouraged via human activity.The booklet offers a synthesis of present and destiny considering in catchment administration, and exhibits how the categorical difficulties that come up in water use coverage could be addressed in the context of an built-in method of administration. The publication is written for complex scholars, researchers, fellow lecturers and water area execs corresponding to planners and regulators. The purpose is to spotlight examples and case stories that experience resonance not just inside   usual sciences and engineering yet with lecturers in different fields reminiscent of   socio-economics, legislations and coverage.
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  • Rivers in the Landscape: Science and Management by Ellen Wohl

    By Ellen Wohl

    Rivers within the panorama: technological know-how and administration bargains a finished and obtainable evaluation of the present nation of data for river approach and shape, taking a holistic method of the topic with insurance of built-in river technology and administration in perform. The methods and types found in channelized floor flow-rivers-are systematically explored during this booklet to * emphasize the connectivity among rivers and the larger panorama by way of explicitly contemplating the interactions among rivers and tectonics, weather, biota, and human actions; * offer a concise precis of the present kingdom of data for actual technique and shape in rivers; * replicate the variety of river environments, from mountainous, headwater channels to giant, lowland, floodplain rivers and from the arctic to the tropics; * mirror the various tools that scientists use to symbolize and comprehend river approach and shape, together with distant sensing, box measurements, actual experiments, and numerical simulations; * replicate the expanding emphasis on quantification in fluvial geomorphology and the learn of Earth surfaces generally; * offer either an advent to the vintage, foundational papers on each one subject, and a advisor to the most recent, relatively insightful and integrative references. aimed toward complicated undergraduate scholars, graduate scholars, and execs trying to find a concise precis of actual elements of rivers, this ebook emphasizes normal rules and conceptual versions, in addition to concrete examples of every subject drawn from the huge literature on river method and shape.
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  • Hydraulic structures : probabilistic approaches to by Walter O. Wunderlich

    By Walter O. Wunderlich

    ''Hydraulic buildings: Probabilistic techniques to Maintenance'' is an creation to the sphere of likelihood thought and its functions in engineering. This booklet presents an outline of probabilistic equipment at an introductory point together with the likelihood of units, mathematics operations with random variables, probabilistic reliability calculations, and dicy determination assessment, as they observe to upkeep of hydraulic constructions. significant merits of the e-book comprise conveying to the reader the fundamental wisdom of a set of probabilistic tools; making a deep figuring out of those tools through best the reader via a variety of derivations of formulation; aiding the reader realize that probabilistic equipment are more suitable to standard deterministic research; and instilling appreciation of those tools by way of featuring a few very strong chance legislation and capabilities, which supply perception into the obvious chaos of the realm of random numbers. This booklet is an invaluable software for these within the hydraulic constructions upkeep group, together with hydraulic engineers, since it accommodates probabilistic equipment into mainstream engineering
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  • River Mechanics ( Cambridge University Press ) by Pierre Y. Julien

    By Pierre Y. Julien

    This textbook bargains an intensive research of rivers from upland parts to oceans. Julien scrutinizes opt for equipment underlining either concept and engineering functions, emphasizing the mechanics of flood wave propagation and sediment shipping in rivers. Chapters supply particular remedies of riverbank stabilization and engineering equipment and canopy actual and mathematical versions. jointly, they elucidate measures to minimize flood impression and financial institution erosion, enhance navigation, and raise water offer to towns and irrigation canals. greater than a hundred workouts and approximately twenty case reviews make this e-book a useful studying device for college students. Hardback ISBN (2002): 0-521-56284-8
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