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Author Rakhecha, Pukh Raj

Title Applied hydrometeorology / by Pukh Raj Rakhecha and Vijay P. Singh
Published Dordrecht ; [London] : Springer, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (xv, 384 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents The Atmosphere -- Atmospheric Processes -- Radiation and Temperature -- Weather Systems for Precipitation -- Weather and Precipitation in India -- Tropical Storms and Hurricanes -- Greatest Point and Areal Rainfalls -- Precipitation and Its Measurement -- Design Storm Estimation -- Statistical Analysis of Precipitation -- Foreshadowing Precipitation -- Evaporation -- Droughts -- Floods
Summary This book "Applied Hydrometeorology" is intended to serve as a text for senior undergraduate or beginning undergraduate courses in hydrometeorology, and will also be of value to practicing engineers and hydrologists engaged in the planning, design, development, and management of water resources. The subject matter has been developed in a logical and coherent manner and covers a wide spectrum of topics and provides a discussion of significant developments. Also emphasis is placed on the applied aspects of hydro meteorological research and practice worldwide. Numerous worked examples are provided in each chapter to enable the user to gain comprehension and understanding of the subject of hydrometeorology. Audience: This book will be of interest to senior undergraduates and graduates in meteorology, hydrology and hydrometeorology. It will also be valuable book for practicing engineers and hydrologists engaged in the planning, development and management of water resources
Analysis Hydrometeorology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Hydrometeorology.
Sciences de la terre.
Form Electronic book
Author Singh, V. P. (Vijay P.)
ISBN 1402098448