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Applied Principles of Hydrology (Prentice Hall Earth Science Series)

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Publisher Comments:

This is a book on basic water science. In addition to its use in a specific course in elementary hydrology, the book will be useful as a supplemental text for courses in natural resources, ecology and other environmental sciences, geography, city planning, etc.

Book News Annotation:

An introduction to basic water science for use in a one-quarter course in elementary hydrology for undergraduate nonscience majors without extensive background in mathematics, discussing the physical and chemical attributes of water and reviewing each step of the water cycle. Includes b&w photos and diagrams. This third edition includes chapter questions and activities, new case examples, and e-mail addresses of sources of information. Also useful as a supplement in courses on natural resources, environmental sciences, geography, and city planning.
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Synopsis:

This book is a primer on water science. It explains the water cycle in non-mathematical terms, and includes numerous practical applications taken from "real life". Very appropriate for an elementary hydrology course.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-272) and index.

Table of Contents

 1. The Water Cycle.

 2. The Structure and Properties of Water.

 3. Water in the Air: Evaporation and Condensation.

 4. Precipitation.

 5. Infiltration and Soil Water.

 6. Evapotranspiration.

 7. Groundwater.

 8. Runoff.

 9. Chemical Quality of Natural Water.

10. The Water Cycle and Man.

Appendix I: Map of California Showing Locations of Examples Discussed in Text.

Appendix II: Moving Averages.

Appendix III: Sources of Hydrologic Data.

Appendix IV: References.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780135655320
Author:
Manning, John C.
Author:
Manning
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Location:
Upper Saddle River, N.J. :
Subject:
Geology
Subject:
Earth Sciences
Subject:
Hydrology
Subject:
Earth Sciences - General
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Geology
Subject:
Geology-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Prentice Hall Earth Science Series
Series Volume:
v. 4
Publication Date:
June 1996
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
276
Dimensions:
9 x 7 x 0.8 in 467 gr

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"Synopsis" by , This book is a primer on water science. It explains the water cycle in non-mathematical terms, and includes numerous practical applications taken from "real life". Very appropriate for an elementary hydrology course.
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