Presents the hydrological contribution to, and consequences of, global environmental change. Covers the main processes including global scale processes, large regional processes, repetitive processes, and how the hydrological cycle, processes and regimes impact on GEC and vice-versa.
1. Hydrology, Earth System Science and Global Environmental Change 2. The Global Water Balance 3. Components of the Water Balance 4. Patterns of Hydrological Behaviour 5. Water Quality and the Flux of Materials 6. Change in the Catchment 7. Changes to the Input in the Catchment: Acid Deposition and Global Warming 8. Hydrological Processes and the Earth System 9. Hydrology and Global Environmental Change: An Overview