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Space and Time Scale Variability and Interdependencies in Hydrological Processes


Series: International Hydrology Series

Edited By: Reinder A Feddes

182 pages, 124 illus, 20 tables

Cambridge University Press

Hardback | Aug 1995 | #41328 | ISBN: 0521495083
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Presents the first integrated contributions of delegates to the first IHP/IAHS George Kovacs Colloquium in connection with the study of global hydrology and climate change. Combining the disciplines of hydrologists, meteorologists and ecologists, the book deals with variations in time and space scales of the Earth's atmospherical, hydrological and terrestrial systems.

'! the book will be of great use to researchers with an interest in space and time scale variability. It will also be useful to those involved with climate modelling.' J. Nemec, Hydrological Sciences Journal 'This book should make a useful contribution towards bringing hydrology and meteorology closer together, giving hydrologists and meteorologists insight into the methods and philosophy of each other's subjects.' John H. C. Gash, International Journal of Climatology


1. Opening address of the first George Kovacs Colloquium U. Shamir; 2. Heterogeneity and scaling land-atmospheric water and energy fluxes in climate systems E. F. Wood; 3. Scale problems in surface fluxes J. C. I . Dooge; 4. Remote sensing - inverse modelling approach to determine large scale effective soil hydraulic properties in soil-vegetation-atmospheric systems R. A. Feddes; 5. The importance of landscape position in scaling SVAT-models to catchment scale hydro-ecological prediction T. J. Hatton, W. R. Dawes and R. A. Vertessy; 6. The influence of subgrid-scale spatial variability on precipitation and soil moisture in an atmospheric GCM D. Entekhabi; 7. Modelling the hydrological response to a large scale land use change A. Henderson-Sellers, K. McGuffie and T. B. Durbidge; 8. An approach to represent mesoscale (subgrid-scale) fluxes in GCMs demonstrated with simulations of local deforestation in Amazonia R. Avissar and F. Chen; 9. A hierarchical approach to the connection of global hydrological and atmospheric models G. W. Kite, E. D. Soulis and N. Kouwen; 10. Stochastic downscaling of GCM-output results using atmospheric circulation patterns A. Bardossy; 11. Dependencies of spatial variability in fluvial ecosystems on the temporal hydrological variability H. P. Nachtnebel; 12. Problems and progress in macroscale hydrological modelling A. Becker; 13. Predictability of the atmosphere and climate: towards a dynamical view C. Nicolis; 14. From scalar cascades to lie cascades: joint multifractal analysis of rain and cloud processes D. Schertzer and S. Lovejoy; 15. Fractals et multifractals appliques a l'etude de la variabilite temporelle des precipitations P. Hubert.

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