"Water Resources" adopts a systems approach, with the emphasis on the relationship between people and hydrological and fluvial processes. It's coverage includes the following: water supply and demand issues; drainage basin processes; fluvial processes; and river regimes and water budgets.
Water - a global resource: systems approach. Drainage basin processes: potential evapotranspiration. Streamflow and human influences: River Soar, Leicestershire; Brook Basin, Harlow; hydrograph - shape of drainage basin; defining and measuring stream characteristics. Water balance and river regimes: Ghana; Catalonia; Nile Basin; water balance equation; water budget; flow duration curves. Drainage basins and sediment yield: Baltic Sea. Managing channels: Ashby Folville, Leicestershire; River Witham, Lincolnshire; River Rhine, Western Europe; River Roding, Essex; River Murray, Australia; Manning's equation. Flooding and human responses: River Tay, Scotland; Northampton; Maidenhead/Windsor; Mississippi, USA; flood recurrence interval graph. Water supply and the role of groundwater: California; Beijing; London Basin; Japan. Water resource issues in the UK: 1988/92 drought; NRA development strategy; Severn/Thames water transfer; z-scores. Water quality and pollution: former USSR; Herefordshire. Bangladesh - water resource management: 1988 flood disaster; Khuha District.
Water Resources: Process and Management by Victoria Bishop
Collins A Level Geography
Used - Very Good
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.