Fundamentals of Hydrology

Author:   Tim Davie ,  Nevil Quinn
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Edition:   3rd New edition
ISBN:  

9780415858694


Pages:   286
Publication Date:   09 May 2019
Format:   Hardback
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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The third edition of Fundamentals of Hydrology provides an absorbing and comprehensive introduction to the understanding of how fresh water moves on and around the planet and how humans affect and manage the freshwater resources available to them. The book consists of three parts, each of fundamental importance in the understanding of hydrology: The first section deals with processes within the hydrological cycle, our understanding of them, and how to measure and estimate the amount of water within each process. This also includes an analysis of how each process impacts upon water quality issues. The second section is concerned with the measurement and analytical assessment of important hydrological parameters such as streamflow and water quality. It describes analytical and modelling techniques used by practising hydrologists in the assessment of water resources. The final section of the book draws together the first two parts to discuss the management of freshwater with respect to both water quality and quantity in a changing world. Fundamentals of Hydrology is a lively and accessible introduction to the study of hydrology at university level. It gives undergraduates a thorough understanding of hydrological processes, knowledge of the techniques used to assess water resources, and an up-to-date overview of water resource management. Throughout the text, examples and case studies from all around the world are used to clearly explain ideas and techniques. Essay questions, guides to further reading, and website links are also included.

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Author:   Tim Davie ,  Nevil Quinn
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint:   Routledge
Edition:   3rd New edition
Weight:   0.454kg
ISBN:  

9780415858694


ISBN 10:   0415858690
Pages:   286
Publication Date:   09 May 2019
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Hydrology as A Science Chapter 2: Precipitation Chapter 3: Evaporation Chapter 4: Interception and Surface Storage Chapter 5: Groundwater Chapter 6: Soil Water Chapter 7: Runoff Chapter 8: Measuring Channel Flow Chapter 9: Streamflow Analysis and Modelling Chapter 10: Water Quality Chapter 11: Water Resources in A Changing World

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Tim Davie is Chief Scientist at the Canterbury Regional Council which controls natural resource management, including water resources, in New Zealand's largest region. Previously he has worked as a research scientist at Landcare Research NZ Ltd and as a university lecturer in Environmental Science and Geography at Queen Mary College, University of London. Nevil Wyndham Quinn is an Associate Professor in Applied Hydrology at the University of the West of England, Bristol, where he works within the Department of Geography and Environmental Management and the Centre for Water, Communities and Resilience.

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