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Global Hydrology: Processes, Resources and Environmental Management


By: JAA Jones

399 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs

Addison Wesley Longman (Pearson Education)

Paperback | Aug 1997 | #53485 | ISBN: 0582098610
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Textbook which illustrates in detail the growing importance of understanding hydrological processes and pathways as means of effective and safe management of water resources. It describes current management practices and past environmental impact. Options for improving water supply and protecting the environment are analysed. The need for international collaboration in a changing society and environment context is emphasized.


1. Water for the World 2. The Global Hydrological Cycle 3. Hydrological Processes Within the River Basin 4. Floods, Droughts and Magnitude-Frequency Relations 5. Monitoring and Assessing Processes 6. Modelling Runoff Processes 7. Inadvertent Impacts on Hydrological Processes 1 - Water Quality 8. Inadvertent Impacts on Hydrological Processes 2 - Water Quality 9. Managing Runoff: The Design of the Major Water Management Systems 10. Managing Runoff: Unconventional and Environmentally-Sound Solutions 11. Towards a Sustainable Future?

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