Water in Environmental Planning

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Macmillan, Aug 15, 1978 - Science - 818 pages
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A classic advanced undergraduate/graduate level text showing how knowledge of hydrology, fluvial geomorphology, and river quality are used in environmental planning.
The focus is on maintenance or reclamation of environmental quality, with the text, examples, and exercises emphasizing early identification of problems and address nonstructural solutions
  

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Contents

Six Field Examples
3
Precipitation
35
tion 70 Longterm variations of precipitation 70 Note
71
Interception
83
Water Loss from Lakes
95
Water Use by Vegetation
126
Water in the Soil
163
Groundwater
192
Water Supply and Use
441
Drainage Basins
493
Hillslope Processes
506
River Channels
590
Sediment Production and Transport
661
Physical Characteristics of Water
713
Chemical Characteristics of Water
727
Stream Biota and Biologic Health
767

The Water Balance
236
Runoff Processes
255
Calculation of Flood Hazard
279
Human Occupance of FloodProne Lands
392
Evaluation of Esthetics
778
Conversions and Equivalents
797
Author Index
815
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