Category: Hydrology

  • The Ocean Basins. Their Structure and Evolution by Joan Brown and Gerry Bearman (Auth.)

    By Joan Brown and Gerry Bearman (Auth.)

    This quantity describes the approaches that form ocean basins, make certain the constitution and composition of the sea crust, and keep an eye on the key positive aspects of the continental margins. extra topics tested are the 'hot springs' of the deep oceans, the most development of sediment distribution in ocean basins together with the recording of previous climatic and sea-level alterations, and the position of oceans as an essential component of worldwide chemical cycles. each one quantity during this set is definitely laid out and copiously illustrated with complete color images, graphs and images. inquiries to aid advance arguments and/or knowing are available within the textual content and on the finish of every bankruptcy, with labored solutions supplied behind each one quantity. each one bankruptcy additionally concludes with a sum mary to aid consolidate figuring out prior to the subsequent bankruptcy is all started
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  • Prehistoric River Saraswati, Western India: Geological by K.S. Valdiya

    By K.S. Valdiya

    This ebook portrays the Himalayan-born River Saraswati, a mythical river that was once the lifeline of a revolutionary and colourful society for greater than 3 thousand years. Written in uncomplicated language and richly illustrated, it highlights the occasions that ended in the robbing of the Saraswati of its water and the tip of an excellent tradition. the writer weaves a geological narrative out of a mass of information generated by way of explorers, archaeologists, sedimentologists, geohydrologist, seismologists and remote-sensing experts. the tale explains how an outstanding Himalayan river disappeared and the way the Harappan Civilization vanished from the banks of the river Saraswati greater than 3 and part thousand years in the past within the wake of tectonic upheavals within the foothills of the Himalaya at a time whilst the rainfall had significantly declined. And it finds that these days the Saraswati is a rare large water-less channel coursing during the massive yet dry floodplain in western India.

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  • A Peculiar River

    Published through the yank Geophysical Union as a part of the Water technology and alertness Series.

    The Deschutes is a "peculiar" dammed river in Oregon. Its dramatic juxtaposition of geology, topography, and weather provides a digital textbook of landforms and geomorphic approaches revealing Quaternary, Holocene, and intensely contemporary occasions of mammoth value. alongside the lively volcanism and tectonism, the current riverine panorama displays this episodic geomorphic heritage, as remnants of fluviatle beneficial properties, large bars and boulders, mantle the panorama. A odd River: Geology, Geomorphology, and Hydrology of the Deschutes River, Oregon tells a desirable tale a few "striking, occasionally intimidating, panorama that serves to question generalities and is a laboratory during which to review detailed landforms and the procedures that produce them."Content:
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  • Steel Pipe - A Guide for Design and Installation - Manual of by American Water Works Association

    By American Water Works Association

    This Fourth version presents a evaluation of expertise and layout thought concerning metal pipe used for conveying water. metal water pipe assembly the necessities of applicable AWWA criteria has been came upon passable for lots of purposes together with aqueducts, offer strains, transmission mains, distribution mains, and plenty of extra. assurance comprises production, hydraulics, choice of pipe wall thickness, exterior so much, helps, becoming a member of, fittings and appurtenances, corrosion regulate, transportation, deploy, and upkeep.
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  • River Restoration: Managing the Uncertainty in Restoring by Stephen Darby

    By Stephen Darby

    River recovery tasks are designed to recreate useful features inside a context of actual balance. they generally tend to target the improvement and alertness of geomorphic rules for river recovery layout. as a result of varied types acquiring assorted effects at the comparable challenge, incomplete or absent facts, and climatic/social/cultural alterations, the designers and bosses of such tasks usually face excessive degrees of uncertainty.
    This ebook will offer a scientific evaluate of the problems concerned about minimizing and dealing with uncertainty in river recovery tasks. a chain of thematic sections should be used to outline many of the assets of uncertainty in recovery initiatives and the way those express at various issues within the lifestyles cycle (design, development and post-construction stages) of recovery initiatives. The constitution of the e-book will provide a rational theoretical research of the matter whereas supplying useful counsel in handling different resources of uncertainty. a variety of case experiences should be incorporated from Europe, North the US and Australasia
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  • Water Co-Management by American Water Works Association

    By American Water Works Association

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    Water software managers are in a tough occupation, and managerial management is vital to profitable application operations. AWWA handbook M5, Water software administration, was once constructed during the collaborative attempt of leaders within the application occupation who've effectively met the demanding situations of coping with a water application. This useful guide covers administration concerns resembling inner organizational constitution of ordinary water utilities, govt family members, protection courses, engineering, public kin, and extra. e-book jacket.

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    Water application managers are in a hard occupation, and managerial management is essential to winning application operations. AWWA handbook M5, Water application administration, was once constructed during the collaborative attempt of leaders within the software occupation who've effectively met the demanding situations of coping with a water software. This useful guide covers administration concerns equivalent to inner organizational constitution of standard water utilities, govt family, protection courses, engineering, public kin, and extra. e-book jacket

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  • Ground water models : scientific and regulatory applications by National Research Council, Division on Engineering and

    By National Research Council, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications Commission on Physical Sciences, Committee on Ground Water Modeling Assessment

    Delivering an evidence of flooring water methods and modeling, this paintings specializes in the sensible points of version program. It examines the function of versions in rules, litigation, and coverage improvement, and explains flooring water strategies and describes particular functions for types.
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  • Review of the Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Studies by The Royal Society of Canada, National Research Council,

    By The Royal Society of Canada, National Research Council, Division on Earth and Life Studies, Water Science and Technology Board, Committee to Review the Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Studies

    Because the Nineteen Fifties, the foreign Joint fee (IJC) of Canada and the USA has issued water rules and administration plans for Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. adjustments in leisure, environmental, navigational and different makes use of of the water process have brought on the IJC to contemplate changing the present water legislation plan in operation for greater than forty years. IJC's objectives for a alternative plan comprise sound clinical foundations, public participation, transparency in plan improvement and evaluate, and inclusion of environmental concerns. to aid increase and choose the recent plan, the IJC supported a 5-year, $20 million Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River examine (LOSLR Study). The LOSLR research makes use of types to assemble and combine facts amassed from a sequence of commissioned reports of wetlands, species in danger, leisure boating, fisheries, coastal erosion and flooding, advertisement navigation, hydropower, business, municipal and household water intakes, public info and schooling, and hydrologic modeling. This document reports a part of the learn that taken with wetlands and species in danger and 3 of the versions that have been used. The document unearths that the final breadth of the LOSLR learn is extraordinary, and commends the size and inclusiveness of the stories and versions. when it comes to informing choice making, besides the fact that, the reviewed stories and types express deficiencies whilst evaluated opposed to ten assessment standards, together with remedy of uncertainty, caliber control/quality insurance, thorough documentation, and empirical foundations. one of the report's innovations is a necessity for extra thorough documentation of analysis tools and findings, enhanced and extra constant qc, and extra cognizance to how uncertainty might be addressed to raised tell determination making. This NRC research used to be performed in collaboration with the Royal Society of Canada.
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