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Hydrology : an introduction

Author: Wilfried Brutsaert
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
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"Hydrology: An Introduction is a textbook that covers the fundamental principles of hydrology, based on the course that Wilfried Brutsaert has taught at Cornell University for the last 30 years. The book will be invaluable as a textbook for entry-level courses in hydrology directed at advanced seniors and graduate students in physical science and engineering. In addition, the book will be more broadly of interest to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wilfried Brutsaert
ISBN: 0521824796 9780521824798 0521531861 9780521531863
OCLC Number: 56334052
Description: xi, 605 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Water aloft: fluid mechanics of the lower atmosphere --
Precipitation --
Evaporation --
Water on the land surface: fluid mechanics of free surface flow --
Overland flow --
Streamflow routing --
Water beneath the ground: fluid mechanics of flow in porous materials --
Infiltration and related unsaturated flows --
Groundwater outflow and base flow --
Streamflow generation: mechanisms and parameterization --
Streamflow response at the catchment scale --
Elements of frequency analysis in hydrology --
Afterword --
a short historical sketch of theories about the water circulation on earth.
Responsibility: Wilfried Brutsaert.
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