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Engineering Hydrology of Arid and Semi-Arid Regions

By: Mostafa M Soliman

416 pages, 172 black & white illustrations, 73 black & white tables

CRC Press

Hardback | May 2010 | #185324 | ISBN-13: 9781439815557
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Presenting important insight into the complexities of arid region hydrology, this book provides the key component to formulate and implement integrated management approaches in catchment systems. It covers basic and applied research, sustained water education, and training programs and considers the advantages of new techniques and instrumentations with adequate support of financial and human resources. Topics include catchment characteristics, rainfall runoff and harvesting, stream flow routing, groundwater hydrology, resource management, and the design of hydraulic structures. The book offers illustrative case studies, conversion tables, and modeling software.


Introduction. Precipitation Analysis in Arid & Semi Arid Zones. Catchment Characteristics. Rainfall-Runoff Relations and Rainfall Harvesting. Stream Flow and Stream Flow Routing. Subsurface and Groundwater Hydrology. Water Resources Management and Evaluation. Sediment Transport in Arid & Semi Arid Catchments. Design of Hydraulic Structures in Arid and Semi Arid Catchments. Modeling of Water Resources Systems. Case Studies in Different Countries in Arid and Semi Arid Regions. Appendix A Glossary. Appendix B Conversion Table. Appendix C Modeling Software.

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