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An Introduction to the Environmental Physics of Soil, Water and Watersheds

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This textbook provides a thorough introduction to the sustainable, productive use of land resources vital in maintaining healthy rivers and good groundwater qualities. Calvin Rose develops a quantitative approach to studying these growing environmental concerns and makes the textbook suitable for introductory university courses, as well as a useful primer for research and management staff in environmental organizations. Each chapter ends with a set of student exercises for which solutions are available from solutions@cambridge.org.

Synopsis:

This textbook provides a thorough introduction to the sustainable, productive use of land resources that is vital in maintaining healthy rivers and good groundwater qualities. Complete with exercises and solutions (available on the Internet), it is suitable for undergraduate students as well as research and management staff in environmental organisations.

Synopsis:

A textbook highlighting environmental concerns arising from use and misuse of soil and water resources.

About the Author

Calvin Rose is an Emeritus Professor in the Faculty of Environmental Sciences at Griffith University, Queensland.

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Environmental systems of rock, soil and earth energy exchanges; 2. Soil and soil strength; 3. The behaviour of liquids; 4. Soil, water and watersheds; 5. Evotranspiration and energy exchange at the earth surface; 6. Infiltration at the field scale; 7. Surface hydrology of watersheds; 8. Water erosion and deposition; 9. Watersheds and rivers; 10. Water movement through the groundwater zone; 11. Water movement through the unsaturated zone; 12. Salinity and contaminant transport; Appendix table A; Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521536790
Author:
Rose, Calvin W.
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Author:
Rose, C. W.
Author:
Rose, Calvin
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
Geology
Subject:
Agriculture - Agronomy
Subject:
Groundwater
Subject:
Soil physics
Subject:
Soil moisture
Subject:
Soils
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Geology
Subject:
Agriculture - Agronomy - Soil Science
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Hydrology
Subject:
Geology-General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
3116
Publication Date:
20040431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
220 b/w illus. 17 tables 83 exercises
Pages:
456
Dimensions:
9.66x6.76x.89 in. 2.04 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This textbook provides a thorough introduction to the sustainable, productive use of land resources that is vital in maintaining healthy rivers and good groundwater qualities. Complete with exercises and solutions (available on the Internet), it is suitable for undergraduate students as well as research and management staff in environmental organisations.
"Synopsis" by , A textbook highlighting environmental concerns arising from use and misuse of soil and water resources.
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