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Hydrology: Principles and Processes

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M. Robinson
M. Robinson
Honorary Fellow, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Wallingford, UK
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R.C. Ward
R.C. Ward
Emeritus Professor of Geography, University of Hull, UK
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IWA Publishing
ISBN electronic:
9781780407296
Publication date:
July 2018

The book describes the basic principles and processes of the main hydrological components of the water cycle: precipitation, interception, evaporation, soil water, groundwater, streamfl ow and water quality. It takes a broadly non-mathematical approach, although some numeracy is assumed particularly in the treatment of evaporation and soil water. The introductory and concluding chapters show the relations and interactions between these components, and puts the importance of water into a wider human context – its signifi cant role in human history, its key role today, and potential role in future in the light of climate change and increasing global population. The book is thoroughly up-to-date, with over 100 diagrams and photographs to explain and amplify the concepts described, and provides over 750 references for further study.

ISBN: 9781780407289 (Paperback)

ISBN: 9781780407296 (eBook)

Hydrology: Principles and Processes
By: M. Robinson, R.C. Ward
DOI: https://doi.org/10.2166/9781780407296
ISBN (electronic): 9781780407296
Publisher: IWA Publishing
Published: 2018

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