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Applied Hydrometeorology

By: Pukhraj Rakhecha and Vijay P Singh

364 pages, 120 black & white illustrations, 100 black & white tables

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | May 2009 | #179409 | ISBN-13: 9781402098437
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This book "Applied Hydrometeorology" is intended to serve as a text for senior undergraduate or beginning undergraduate courses in hydro meteorology, and will also be of value to practicing engineers and hydrologists engaged in the planning, design, development, and management of water resources. The subject matter has been developed in a logical and coherent manner and covers a wide spectrum of topics and provides a discussion of significant developments. Also emphasis is placed on the applied aspects of hydro meteorological research and practice worldwide. Numerous worked examples are provided in each chapter to enable the user to gain comprehension and understanding of the subject of hydro meteorology meteorology.


1. Introduction.- 2. The Atmosphere.- 3. Atmospheric Processes.- 4. Radiation and Temperature.- 5. Weather Systems for Precipitation.- 6. Weather and Precipitation in India.- 7. Tropical Storms and Hurricanes.- 8. Greatest Point and Areal Rainfalls.- 9. Precipitation and Its Measurement.- 10. Design Storm Estimation.- 11. Statistical Analysis of Precipitation.- 12. Foreshadowing Precipitation.- 13. Evaporation.- 14. Droughts.- 15. Floods.- Index

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