river modeling Books

  • Computational River Dynamics

    This comprehensive text on the fundamentals of modeling flow and sediment transport in rivers treats both the physical principles and numerical methods for various degrees of complexity. It covers 1-D, 2-D (both depth- and width-averaged), and 3-D models, as well as the integration and coupling of these models. The volume includes a broad ...

  • Computational River Dynamics

    This comprehensive text on the fundamentals of modeling flow and sediment transport in rivers treats both the physical principles and numerical methods for various degrees of complexity. It covers 1-D, 2-D (both depth- and width-averaged), and 3-D models, as well as the integration and coupling of these models. The volume includes a broad ...

  • Computational River Dynamics

    This comprehensive text on the fundamentals of modeling flow and sediment transport in rivers treats both the physical principles and numerical methods for various degrees of complexity. It covers 1-D, 2-D (both depth- and width-averaged), and 3-D models, as well as the integration and coupling of these models. The volume includes a broad ...

  • River Basin Management IV

    River basin management is a complex and interdisciplinary issue. It essentially includes river and groundwater flows, quantity and quality of water resources, water and soil interaction, droughts and floods; all these, in a frame of increasing and competing human demands, deterioration of natural resources, climate change, changing public views, ...

  • Sediment Dynamics and Pollutant Mobility in Rivers

    This is the first interdisciplinary book on the mobilization of nutrients and pollutants in the water phase due to hydrodynamic processes. In its ten chapters, a broad set of practical process knowledge is presented, comprising simulation techniques, laboratory and in-situ studies on the interaction between biological, chemical and hydrodynamic ...

  • The Jordan River and Dead Sea Basin

    This book brings together leading international and regional scholars and experts to reflect on appropriate models of water governance for the Jordan River and Dead Sea basin. Decades of unilateral actions by the basin’s riparians has left this valuable water resource in a state of ecological crisis. Growing water demand amid growing water ...

  • The Jordan River and Dead Sea Basin

    This book brings together leading international and regional scholars and experts to reflect on appropriate models of water governance for the Jordan River and Dead Sea basin. Decades of unilateral actions by the basin’s riparians has left this valuable water resource in a state of ecological crisis. Growing water demand amid growing water ...

  • Digital Terrain Modelling

    This publication is the first book on the development and application of digital terrain modelling for regional planning and policy support. It is a compilation of research results by international research groups at the European Commission's Joint Research Centre, providing scientific support to the development and implementation of EU ...

  • River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics: RCEM 2007: Proceedings of the 5th IAHR Symposium on River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics, Enschede, NL, 17-21 September 2007

    Morphodynamics offers insight into the evolution of consistent, self-adjusting morphologies such as drainage basins, the long profiles of rivers or the shape of shorelines, and the persistence of rhythmic features such as beach cusps. Including a mix of basic and applied research, this book offers the latest research results concerning ...

  • Numerical Modelling of Hydrodynamics for Water Resources: Proceedings of the Conference on Numerical Modelling of Hydrod

    Overland flow modelling has been an active field of research for some years, but developments in numerical methods and computational resources have recently accelerated progress, producing models for different geometries and types of flows, such as simulations of canal and river networks. This volume describes a variety of simulation techniques ...

  • 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 ...

  • Numerical Modelling of Hydrodynamics for Water Resources: Proceedings of the Conference on Numerical Modelling of Hydrodynamic Systems (Zaragoza, Spain, 18-21 June 2007)

    Overland flow modelling has been an active field of research for some years, but developments in numerical methods and computational resources have recently accelerated progress, producing models for different geometries and types of flows, such as simulations of canal and river networks. This volume describes a variety of simulation techniques ...

  • Coastal Lagoons in Europe: Integrated Water Resource Strategies

    Lagoons represent nearly 13% of the shoreline globally and around 5% in Europe. Coastal lagoons are shallow water bodies separated from the ocean by a barrier (e.g., narrow spit), connected at least intermittently to the ocean by one or more restricted inlets, and usually geographically oriented parallel to the shore-line. Coastal lagoons are ...

  • Integrated Water Resource Management in Brazil

      The complex interactions between water resources, land-use change and water technologies are a major issue in many emerging countries of Southern America. Usable water resources are affected by natural conditions, such as, strong seasonal contrasts and high climatic variability, and rapid changes of land use and land cover that is caused by the ...

  • Climate Change and Water Resources

    Climate Change and Water Resources is written by expert authors from around the world and examines the full scope of climate change science, the impacts on the water sector, and all available mitigation and adaptation strategies. Each chapter provides an analysis of the issues raised and is supported by appropriate examples and case studies.   ...

  • Salt Intrusion, Tides and Mixing in Multi-Channel Estuaries: PhD: UNESCO-IHE Institute, Delft

    Multi-channel estuaries, such as the Mekong Delta in Vietnam and the Scheldt in the Netherlands, have characteristics of both the river and the sea, forming a unique environment influenced by tidal movements of the sea and freshwater flow of the river. This study addresses a number of knowledge gaps in multi-channel estuaries by developing a ...

  • Computational Methods in Environmental Fluid Mechanics

    Fluids, play an important role in environmental systems, appearing as surface water in rivers, lakes, and coastal regions or in the subsurface as well as in the atmosphere. Mechanics of environmental fluids is concerned with fluid motion, associated mass and heat transport in addition to deformation processes in subsurface systems. In this ...

  • Transboundary Water Resources Management:

    In a world facing a growing water crisis, conflicts regarding water sharing and environmental issues are expected to grow, especially in transboundary river basins, where 40% of the world's population lives. This book represents one of the first attempts to bring together methodologies and analytical tools from socio-economic, international ...

  • Radioactivity and Pollution in the Nordic Seas and Arctic

    “Polar Seas Oceanography” describes a new tool called the Generic Model System for simulations and assessment of potential radioactive spreading in the Arctic regions, through rivers, estuaries, regional seas and the Arctic and Atlantic basin. It considers the present and future potential for spreading of radionuclear pollution from sources, such ...

  • Dynamics of Multiscale Earth Systems

    Today, earth and life scientists are increasingly confronted with the puzzling complexity of phenomena enmeshed in a seemingly boundless web of interrelations. To deal with this complexity and to further our ability to analyze and predict system behavior, science is learning to transcend reliance on averages and ‘permanence’ and to consider the ...

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