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Field Hydrology in Tropical Countries: A Practical Introduction

Handbook / Manual

By: Henry Gunston

108 pages, B/w photos, illus

Practical Action Publishing

Paperback | Jan 1998 | #85580 | ISBN: 1853394270
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NHBS Price: £12.95 $16/€15 approx

About this book

Provides an introduction to the practical skills and knowledge required to take hydrological measurements, and to manage data-collection programmes in the field. The book is well-illustrated with diagrams of hydrological equipment and how to use it, and photographs of field installations in countries as far afield as Kenya, Ecuador and Sri Lanka.


Section 1: planning and management - introduction; appropriate field hydrology; working in the field; section 2: data collection -measuring rainfall; measuring streamflow; estimating evaporation; section 3: sources of further information - appendices.

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