water erosion Books

  • World Atlas of Desertification 2ED

    The World Atlas of Desertification summarises the state of scientific knowledge on the drylands of the globe. Representing in graphic form the current state of our understanding of desertification, as well as its extent and possible solutions, it contains an extraordinary amount of information of value to students and experts alike. It clearly ...

  • Encyclopedia of Water Science (Print)

    The only source to provide full coverage of current debates in the field, the Encyclopedia offers professional expertise on vital issues including current laws and regulations, irrigation management, agricultural water economics, agroforestry, erosion control, nutrient best management practices, water ...

  • Soil and Rock (II): D 5714 - latest

    Combined, these two volumes feature over 370 geotechnical and geoenvironmental standards. Volume 04.08 covers tests and practices that establish standard procedures for soil testing, including compaction, sampling, field investigation, soil texture, plasticity, density characteristics, moisture content, and hydrological and structural properties. ...

  • Environmental Challenges in the Mediterranean 2000-2050

    The book stresses the six key structural factors that will affect future environmental policies in the Mediterranean region during the next fifty years: population growth, climate change, soil erosion and desertification, water scarcity, food production, and urbanization and pollution. The contributors point out the potential of all these problems ...

  • Soil and Rock (I): D 420 - D 5611

    Combined, these two volumes feature over 370 geotechnical and geoenvironmental standards. Volume 04.08 covers tests and practices that establish standard procedures for soil testing, including compaction, sampling, field investigation, soil texture, plasticity, density characteristics, moisture content, and hydrological and structural properties. ...

  • Regeneration of Plants in Arid Ecosystems Resulting from Patch Disturbance

    The main subject of this book is the interaction between diggings created by porcupines when consuming geophytes, and their influences on annual and perennial vegetation in a desert biome. The accumulation of run-off water in diggings and depressions made by animals increases the carrying capacity of these microhabitats in the desert biome. ...

  • Environmental Challenges in the Mediterranean 2000-2050

    The book stresses the six key structural factors that will affect future environmental policies in the Mediterranean region during the next fifty years: population growth, climate change, soil erosion and desertification, water scarcity, food production, and urbanization and pollution. The contributors point out the potential of all these problems ...

  • The Atna River: Studies in an Alpine-Boreal Watershed

    This volume presents a unique set of time series data concerning the environmental and biological dynamics of a pristine alpine-boreal river system in Norway. A simultaneous collection of data on climate, hydrology, erosion, water chemistry, primary production, invertebrates and fish provides an unusual insight into the ecology of a watercourse ...

  • Long Term Hillslope and Fluvial System Modelling

    From the contents: Concepts and Approaches to Long Term and Large Scale Modelling of Fluvial Systems.- A LUCIFS Strategy.- Linking Short and Long Term Soil-Erosion Modelling.- Modelling Sediment Fluxes at Large Spatial and Temporal Scales.- Modelling the Geomorphic Response to Land Use Changes.- Modelling Water and Tillage Erosion Using Spatially ...

  • Encyclopedia of Water Science, Second Edition - 2 Volume Print Set

    Special Pre-Publication Price Available Until June 2008! Provides Access to State-of-the-Art Information  Filled with figures, images, and illustrations, the Encyclopedia of Water Science, Second Edition provides effective concepts and procedures in environmental water science and engineering. It unveils a wide spectrum of design concepts, ...

  • Imaging Spectrometry -- a Tool for Environmental Observations

    The technique of imaging spectrometry has now passed its infancy and entered a new phase of application-oriented research. Advanced sensor systems have become available for international research programmes, new imaging spectrometers are under development in several European countries or have already passed their acceptance tests, and first ...

  • Energy and Environmental Challenges to Security

    The thirst for energy and the need to manage environmental impacts arising from the carbon economy are urgent issues facing this and future generations. The environment and security nexus provide an essential perspective for meeting energy and other challenges to security arising from climate change, conflicts, and economic transition. As Norman ...

  • Environmental Change and Human Security: Recognizing and Acting on Hazard Impacts

    This book focuses on the linkage between human and environmental security and takes both a conceptual and a pragmatic approach to complex environmental issues (such as soil erosion, desertification, water degradation, demographic shifts, food security and agricultural prospects, urbanization trends, hazard-induced migrations) that affect human ...

  • Energy and Environmental Challenges to Security

    The thirst for energy and the need to manage environmental impacts arising from the carbon economy are urgent issues facing this and future generations. The environment and security nexus provide an essential perspective for meeting energy and other challenges to security arising from climate change, conflicts, and economic transition. As Norman ...

  • Environmental Change and Human Security: Recognizing and Acting on Hazard Impacts

    This book focuses on the linkage between human and environmental security and takes both a conceptual and a pragmatic approach to complex environmental issues (such as soil erosion, desertification, water degradation, demographic shifts, food security and agricultural prospects, urbanization trends, hazard-induced migrations) that affect human ...

  • Encyclopedia of Hydrology and Water Resources

    The fresh water supplies of the Earth are finite and as the world's population continues to grow humanity's thirst for this water seems unquenchable. Intense pressure is being exerted upon freshwater resources and a lack of adequate clean water is seen as one of the most serious global problems for the 21st century. Indeed it has been said ...

  • Climate Change, Intercropping, Pest Control and Beneficial Microorganisms

    Sustainable agriculture is a rapidly growing field aiming at producing food and energy in a sustainable way for humans and their children. Sustainable agriculture is a discipline that addresses current issues such as climate change, increasing food and fuel prices, poor-nation starvation, rich-nation obesity, water pollution, soil erosion, ...

  • Organic Farming, Pest Control and Remediation of Soil Pollutants

    Sustainable agriculture is a rapidly growing field aiming at producing food and energy in a sustainable way for humans and their children. Sustainable agriculture is a discipline that addresses current issues such as climate change, increasing food and fuel prices, poor-nation starvation, rich-nation obesity, water pollution, soil erosion, ...

  • Encyclopedia of Hydrology and Water Resources

    The fresh water supplies of the Earth are finite and as the world's population continues to grow humanity's thirst for this water seems unquenchable. Intense pressure is being exerted upon freshwater resources and a lack of adequate clean water is seen as one of the most serious global problems for the 21st century. Indeed it has been said ...

  • Encyclopedia of Hydrology and Water Resources

    The fresh water supplies of the Earth are finite and as the world's population continues to grow humanity's thirst for this water seems unquenchable. Intense pressure is being exerted upon freshwater resources and a lack of adequate clean water is seen as one of the most serious global problems for the 21st century. Indeed it has been said ...

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