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Fundamentals of Hydrology
  

Fundamentals of Hydrology (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 3rd New edition)

By Davie, Tim
By Quinn, Nevil

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Fundamentals of Hydrology provides an absorbing and comprehensive introduction to the understanding of how fresh water moves on and around the planet and how humans affect and manage the freshwater resources available to them. The book consists of three parts, each of fundamental... importance in the understanding of hydrology: * The first section deals with processes within the hydrological cycle, our understanding of them, and how to measure and estimate the amount of water within each process. This also includes an analysis of how each process impacts upon water quality issues. * The second section is concerned with the measurement and analytical assessment of important hydrological parameters such as streamflow and water quality. It describes analytical and modelling techniques used by practising hydrologists in the assessment of water resources. * The final section of the book draws together the first two parts to discuss the management of freshwater with respect to both water quality and quantity in a changing world. Fundamentals of Hydrology is a lively and accessible introduction to the study of hydrology at university level. It gives undergraduates a thorough understanding of hydrological processes, knowledge of the techniques used to assess water resources and an up-to-date overview of water resource management. Throughout the text examples and case studies from all around the world are used to clearly explain ideas and techniques. Short chapter summaries, essay questions, guides to further reading, website links and a glossary are also included. The third edition provides new and updated case study material and includes a new chapter on measuring streamflow. This chapter has particular reference to recent technological advances in this field and the challenges in maintaining a high quality river flow data set.
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ISBN 9780415858700
Released NZ 3 Jun 2019
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, 3rd New edition
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Series Routledge Fundamentals of Physical Geography
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ISBN-13 9780415858700
Stock Ready to ship - Less than 10 items
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint Routledge
Released 3 Jun 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, 3rd New edition
Edition 3rd New edition
Author(s) By Davie, Tim
By Quinn, Nevil
Series Routledge Fundamentals of Physical Geography
Category The Hydrosphere
Hydrology (Freshwater)
Geography
Environmental Engineering & Technology
Number of Pages 286
Dimensions Width: 189mm
Height: 246mm
Dewey Code 551.48
Weight 771g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Library of Congress Hydrology
NBS Text Geography & Earth Science: Textbooks & Study Guides
ONIX Text College/higher education

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