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Water in Environmental Planning

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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

Table of Contents

I. Introduction

    1. Six Field Examples

    

    II. Hydrology

    2. Precipitation

    3. Interception

    4. Water Loss from Lakes

    5. Water Use by Vegetation

    6. Water in the Soil

    7. Groundwater

    8. The Water Balance

    9. Runoff Processes

    10. Calculation of Flood Hazard

    11. Human Occupance of Flood-Prone Lands

    12. Water Supply and Use

    13. Snow Hydrology

    

    III. Geomorphology

    14. Drainage Basins

    15. Hillslope Processes

    16. River Channels

    17. Sediment Production and Transport

    18. Channel Changes

    

    IV. River Quality

    19. Physical Characteristics of Water

    20. Chemical Characteristics of Water

    21. Stream Biota and Biologic Health

    22. Evaluation of Esthetics

    

    Conversions and Equivalents

    Subject Index

    Author Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780716700791
With:
Leopold, Luna Bergere
Author:
Leopold, Luna Bergere
Author:
Dunne, Thomas
Author:
Leopold, Luna B.
Publisher:
W.H. Freeman & Company
Location:
San Francisco :
Subject:
Geology
Subject:
Real Estate
Subject:
Environmental Science
Subject:
Hydrology
Subject:
Environmental engineering
Subject:
Water
Subject:
Distribution
Subject:
Regional Planning
Subject:
Real Estate - General
Subject:
Business; Real Estate
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series Volume:
no. 23
Publication Date:
19780831
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
818
Dimensions:
9.50 x 6.88 in

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