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Hydrological Applications of GIS

Edited By: Angela M Gurnell and David R Montgomery

176 pages, Illus, figs, tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Paperback | Mar 2000 | #108197 | ISBN: 0471898767
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Over the last two decades the dramatic increase in the computer power available to the hydrologist has led to significant developments in the way that hydrological research and operations are conducted. This collection of papers focuses on one area of such developments, the application of GIS to the solution of hydrological problems. It provides papers that consider the technical and ethical ramifications of data quality and of increasing spatial resolution: issues associated with the development of multi-disciplinary and multi-user databases, and problems associated with the derivation of hydrologically-useful information from high-resolution digital elevation models.

This book will serve as a benchmark registering process in knowledge of hydrological applications of GIS. (Hydrological Processes, 15 December 2001) "...a timely book which can be read with benefit..." (The Geographical Journal, March 2002)


Introduction: Hydrological Application of GIS; HYP, Vol. 12 (6); p. 821u824; A. Gurnell and D. Montgomery; 1 Putting water in its place: a perspective on GIS in hydrology and water management; HYP, Vol. 12 (6); p. 823u834; M. J. Clark; 2 Data and databases for decision support; HYP, Vol. 12 (6); p. 835u842; A. M. Roberts and R. V. Moore; 3 The treatment of flat areas and depressions in automated drainage analysis of raster digital elevation models; HYP, Vol. 12 (6); p. 843u856; L. W. Martz and J. Garbrecht; 4 A phenomenon-based approach to upslope contributing area and depressions in DEMs; HYP, Vol. 12 (6), p. 857u872; W. Rieger; 5 Large scale distributed modelling and the utility of detailed ground data HYP. Vol. 12 (6): p. 873u888; F. G. R. Watson, R. B. Grayson, R. A. Vertessy and T. A. McMahon; 6 Application of a GIS-based distributed hydrology model for prediction of forest harvest effects on peak streamflow in the Pacific Northwest; HYP, Vol. 12 (6); p. 889u904; P. Storck, L. Bowling, P. Wetherbee and D. Lettenmaier; 7 Modelling runoff and sediment transport in catchments using GIS; HYP, Vol. 12 (6); p. 905u922; A. P. J. de Roo; 8 Deciphering large landslides: linking hydrologic, groundwater, and slope-stability models through GIS; HYP, Vol. 12 (6); p. 924u942; D. J. Miller and J. Sias; 9 Regional test of a model for shallow landsliding; HYP, Vol. 12 (6); 943u956; D. R. Montgomery, K. Sullivan and H. Greenberg; 10 Regional-scale assessment of non-point source groundwater contamination; HYP, Vol. 12 (6), p. 957u966; K. Loague and D. L. Corwin; 11 Synoptic views of sediment plumes and coastal geography of the Santa Barbara Channel, California; HYP, Vol. 12 (6); p. 967u980; L. A. K. Mertes, M. Hickman, B. Waltenberger, A. L. Bortman, E. Inlander, C. McKenzie and J. Dvorsky; 12 Morphological and ecological change on a meander bend: the role of hydrological processes and the application of GIS; HYP, Vol. 12 (6); p. 981u993; A. M. Gurnell, M. Bickerton, P. G. Angold, D. Bell, I. Morrissey, G. E. Petts and J. Sadler; Index.

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