Environmental Hydrology Second Edition

The rest is discharged or recycled , treated , and then used again for this or another purpose . Improved technologies are required to reduce the amount of water needed and consumed . 1.4 THE IMPORTANCE OF HYDROLOGY TO SOCIETY Water has ...

Author: Andy D. Ward

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1566706165

Category: Science

Page: 514

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The technological advances of recent years include the emergence of new remote sensing and geographic information systems that are invaluable for the study of wetlands, agricultural land, and land use change. Students, hydrologists, and environmental engineers are searching for a comprehensive hydrogeologic overview that supplements information on hydrologic processes with data on these new information technology tools. Environmental Hydrology, Second Edition builds upon the foundation of the bestselling first edition by providing a qualitative understanding of hydrologic processes while introducing new methods for quantifying hydrologic parameters and processes. Written by authors with extensive multidisciplinary experience, the text first discusses the components of the hydrologic cycle, then follows with chapters on precipitation, stream processes, human impacts, new information system applications, and numerous other methods and strategies. By updating this thorough text with the newest analytical tools and measurement methodologies in the field, the authors provide an ideal reference for students and professionals in environmental science, hydrology, soil science, geology, ecological engineering, and countless other environmental fields.
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Urban Hydrology Hydraulics and Stormwater Quality

1.2 URBAN HYDROLOGY , HYDRAULICS , AND STORMWATER QUALITY An understanding of urban hydrology , hydraulics , and stormwater quality is neces- sary to address the previously documented problems . In fact , many innovative prac- tices ...

Author: A. Osman Akan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471431583

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 384

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A practical introduction on today's challenge of controlling and managing the water resources used by and affected by cities and urbanized communities. The book offers an integrated engineering approach, covering the spectrum of urban watershed management, urban hydraulic systems, and overall stormwater management. Each chapter concludes with helpful problems. Solutions Manual available to qualified professors and instructors upon request. Introduces the reader to two popular, non-proprietary computer-modeling pro-grams: HEC-HMS (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers) and SWMM (U.S EPA).
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Watershed Hydrology

Estimating Evaporation Rates From Lake Nainital ( Uttaranchal ) , India : Comparison Of Various Models S. D. Khobragade National Institute of Hydrology , Roorkee - 247 667 , India E - mail ...

Author: Vijay P. Singh

Publisher: Allied Publishers

ISBN: 8177645471

Category: Groundwater

Page: 588

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Urban Stormwater Hydrology

1.1 SCOPE OF URBAN STORMWATER HYDROLOGY Various practices are employed to mitigate the adverse effects of ur- banization on stormwater runoff . The types and the sizes of such structures are governed by the frequency of storm runoff ...

Author: Osman A. Akan

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0877629676

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 284

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This book and software package provides a concise, practical guide for those involved in studying, planning, and designing urban stormwater management practices. The emphasis is on engineering calculations rather than theory. Many facets of stormwater management, from rainfall analysis and design storm selection procedures to runoff calculations and the evaluation of wet ponds for long-term, efficient water quality control. The book presents broadly used conventional methods and innovative techniques that are in line with current trends and needs. The book also includes the Soil Conservation Service's TR-20 computer software and a new easy-to-follow user's guide. From the Preface There has been much interest in urban stormwater hydrology during the past two decades due to the widespread recognition of the adverse effects of urbanization on stormwater runoff. During this period, many individuals and organizations developed innovative techniques to estimate and control the quantity and the water quality of urban stormwater runoff.
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Stochastic Hydrology HB

Most of the Indian Universities offering Postgraduate programmes in Hydraulics and Water Resources Engineering have included " Stochastic Hydrology ” as one of the subjects in their syllabi . The material presented in this text - book ...

Author: Dr. P. Jaya Rami Reddy

Publisher: Laxmi Publications, Ltd.

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Page: 280

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Fundamentals of Hydrology

hydrology appear an imprecise science and it will be discussed further in the remaining chapters of this book. OUTLINE OF THE BOOK Fundamentals ofHydrology attempts to bring out the underlying principles in the science of hydrology and ...

Author: Tim Davie

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9780415399869

Category: Science

Page: 222

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This text presents a comprehensive introduction to hydrology and the processes at work in the different parts of the hydrological cycle.
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Remote Sensing in Northern Hydrology

With new sensors and methods constantly being developed, remote sensing in northern (and global) hydrology has become a quickly evolving field. This book thus provides readers a foundation from which to build on as developments occur.

Author: Claude R. Dugua

Publisher: American Geophysical Union

ISBN: 9780875904283

Category: Nature

Page: 166

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Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 163. The North, with its vast and varied landscapes, sparse population, and cold climate has always challenged its explorers: physically, mentally, logistically, and technically. The scientific community in particular has known such challenges in the past and does so today, especially in light of the projected intensification of climate change at high latitudes. Indeed, there are clear signs that change is already ongoing in many environmental variables: Air temperature and annual precipitation (including snowfall) are increasing in many regions; spring snow cover extent is decreasing; lake and river ice freeze-up dates are occurring later and breakup dates earlier; glaciers are retreating rapidly; permafrost temperatures are increasing and, in many cases, the permafrost is thawing; and sea-ice extent is at record minimums and thinning.
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Hydrology

1.3 Present a brief introduction and historical developments of hydrology. 1.4 Choose the correct statement in the following: The central concept of hydrology is: (i) Occurrence of floods and droughts (ii) Consumptive use of crops and ...

Author: Mimi Das Saikia

Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.

ISBN: 9788120337077

Category: Hydrology

Page: 340

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Hydrology

Hydrology deals with surface water and ground water, their interdependence, and their interaction with earth materials. This text follows the trend in recent years of expanding the scope of hydrology to address environmental and ...

Author: Ian Watson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351439695

Category: Science

Page: 1305

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Hydrology covers the fundamentals of hydrology and hydrogeology, taking an environmental slant dictated by the emphasis in recent times for the remediation of contaminated aquifers and surface-water bodies as well as a demand for new designs that impose the least negative impact on the natural environment. Major topics covered include hydrological principles, groundwater flow, groundwater contamination and clean-up, groundwater applications to civil engineering, well hydraulics, and surface water. Additional topics addressed include flood analysis, flood control, and both ground-water and surface-water applications to civil engineering design.
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Forest Hydrology

The principles of forest hydrology were developed throughout the 20th century with the first book on forest hydrology published as Principles of Forest Hydrology by John D. Hewlett and Wade L. Nutter (University of Georgia, ...

Author: Devendra Amatya

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 9781780646602

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 308

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Forests cover approximately 26% of the world's land surface area and represent a distinct biotic community. They interact with water and soil in a variety of ways, providing canopy surfaces which trap precipitation and allow evaporation back into the atmosphere, thus regulating how much water reaches the forest floor as through fall, as well as pull water from the soil for transpiration. The discipline "forest hydrology" has been developed throughout the 20th century. During that time human intervention in natural landscapes has increased, and land use and management practices have intensified. The book will be useful for graduate students, professionals, land managers, practitioners, and researchers with a good understanding of the basic principles of hydrology and hydrologic processes.
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