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Title Encyclopedia of hydrology and water resources / edited by Reginald W. Herschy and Rhodes W. Fairbridge
Edition First edition
Published Dordrecht : Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL  551.4803 Her/Eoh  AVAILABLE
Description xxvii, 803 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Series Encyclopedia of earth sciences series
Encyclopedia of earth sciences.
Contents Selected international journals in hydrology and water resources (p. [xx]-xxi) -- Units, symbols and conversion factors (p. [xxii]-xxvii)
Summary The Encyclopedia of Hydrology and Water Resources will be a vital reference for all hydrologists, hydrogeologists and water engineers worldwide, whether they are concerned with the exploitation of new sources of water, the protection and management of existing reserves, or the science of surface water and groundwater flow. Over 130 eminent scientists from over 21 countries worldwide have contributed to this authoritative volume. Superbly illustrated throughout, it includes over 300 entries on a range of key topics, including: arid and semi-arid zones, climates and climate change, floods and droughts, desertification, entropy, flow measurement, groundwater, hydrological cycle, hydrological models, infiltration, karst hydrology, palcohydrology, precipitation, remote sensing, river pollution prevention, rivers, lakes and seas, satellite hydrology, soil erosion, water treatment, water use, weather radar and world water balance
Notes Includes bibliographies and index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Also available in print
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Print version record
Encyclopedia of earth sciences no:[20] 1388-4360
Subject Water-supply engineering -- Encyclopedias.
Water resources development -- Encyclopedias.
Water-supply -- Encylopedias
Hydrogeology -- Encyclopedias.
Water-supply -- Encyclopedias.
Water -- Encyclopedias.
Water conservation -- Encyclopedias.
Hydrology -- Encyclopedias.
Genre/Form Encyclopedias.
Author Fairbridge, Rhodes W. (Rhodes Whitmore), 1914-2006.
Herschy, Reginald W.
LC no. 98072142
ISBN 0412740605
Other Titles Encyclopedia of hydrology & water resources