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Applied Principles of Hydrology


By: John C Manning

276 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, maps

Prentice-Hall (Pearson Education)

Paperback | Jul 1996 | Edition: 3 | #60847 | ISBN: 0135655323
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This is the only text to give a complete, non-mathematical exposition of the universal Water Cycle in language accessible to non-specialists. It begins with a discussion of the physical and chemical attributes that make water such a unique substance, and goes on to a step-by-step discussion of various aspects of the Water Cycle.


1. The Water Cycle
2. The Structure and Properties of Water
3. Water in the Air: Evaporation and Condensation
4. Precipitation
5. Infiltration and Soil Water
6. Evapotranspiration
7. Groundwater
8. Runoff
9. Chemical Quality of Natural Water
10. The Water Cycle and Man

Appendix I: Map of California Showing Locations of Examples Discussed in Text
Appendix II: Moving Averages
Appendix III: Sources of Hydrologic Data
Appendix IV: References

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