hydrological assessment Books
GIS for Water Resource and Watershed Management
The use of GIS, and its application for solving environmental problems is growing rapidly. This powerful set of tools can be used to great effect in hydrological modeling, environment and habitat assessments, ecosystem studies, monitoring of wetlands and forested watersheds, urban studies, agricultural ...
Spatial Ecological-Economic Analysis for Wetland Management
Wetlands are very sensitive and valuable ecosystems that are subject to much stress from human activities. The study presented here has developed an innovative triple layer framework for analysis of wetland management. This approach provides support for spatial matching between physical planning, ...
Environmental Hazards Methodologies for Risk Assessment and Management
From the beginning of 21st century, there has been an awareness of risk in the environment along with a growing concern for the continuing potential damage caused by hazards. In order to ensure environmental sustainability, a better understanding of natural disasters and their impacts is essential. It has been recognized that a holistic and integrated approach to environmental hazards needs to ...
Coastal Watershed Management
Coastal watersheds differ from others by their unique features, including proximity to the ocean, weather and rainfall patterns, subsurface features, and land covers. Land use changes and competing needs for valuable water and land resources are especially more distinctive to such watersheds. This book covers recent research relevant to coastal watersheds. It addresses the impact of a stream’s ...
By WIT Press
Water Resources Management
The world's water resources are being tapped at an ever increasing rate, to the extent that sustainability and water quality are being compromised. This book provides the technology for managing water resources to reduce risks. Besides controlling floods, overcoming droughts and reducing pollution, the reader will learn to plan and maintain hydraulic structures, and to appreciate the diverse ...
Restoration and Recovery of Shallow Eutrophic Lake Ecosystems in the Netherlands
This book contains the proceedings of a two-day symposium held in Amsterdam (18 and 19 April 1991). There are 26 scientific papers divided into three parts. Part One presents the results of a ten-year study carried out by the multi-disciplinary WQL working group (Water Quality research Loosdrecht lakes) on the Loosdrecht lakes. The central theme of the studies was the quantitative ...
Pond Conservation in Europe
Ponds are an exceptional freshwater resource around the world and represent thirty percent of the global surface area of standing water. Furthermore, the millions of ponds which exist exhibit a particularly high biodiversity and have a high potential for ecosystem functions and services. Despite these impressive features, ponds face many threats from a variety of human activities and receive ...
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