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Wetland Soils: Genesis, Hydrology, Landscapes, and Classification, Second Edition

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Michael J. Vepraskas, Christopher B. Craft
December 2, 2015

A Major Revision of the Previous Edition Wetland Soils: Genesis, Hydrology, Landscapes, and Classification, Second Edition contains 11 new chapters and additional updates written by new authors with a broad range of related field and academic experience. This revised work augments the previous mate...

Fundamentals of Open Channel Flow

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Glenn E. Moglen
April 17, 2015

Exposes You to Current Industry-Standard Tools Open channel flow is covered in essentially all civil and environmental engineering programs, usually by final-year undergraduate or graduate students studying water resources. Fundamentals of Open Channel Flow outlines current theory along with clear ...

Environmental Hydrology, Third Edition

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Andy D. Ward, Stanley W. Trimble, Suzette R. Burckhard, John G. Lyon
September 17, 2015

The late Professor Reds Wolman in his Foreword to the award-winning second edition said, "This is not your ordinary textbook. Environmental Hydrology is indeed a textbook, but five elements often found separately combine here in one text to make it different. It is eclectic, practical, in places a h...

Reverse Osmosis: A Guide for the Nonengineering Professional

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Frank R. Spellman
August 5, 2015

For the Nonengineering Professional Perfect for anyone without a background in science or engineering who wants to take a closer look at how water is processed and treated, Reverse Osmosis: A Guide for the Nonengineering Professional relates reverse osmosis in its most basic form and addresses growi...

Flood Assessment: Modeling & Parameterization

Eric W. Harmsen, Megh R. Goyal
February 15, 2017

About 7,000 people lose their lives and nearly 100 million people are adversely affected by floods each year worldwide. Flooding occurs in almost every part of the world and is the result of extreme rainfall. Severe flooding also costs billions of dollars each year in damage and economic losses....

Water Hyacinth: Environmental Challenges, Management and Utilization

Shaohua Yan, Jun Yao Guo
February 09, 2017

The water hyacinth is a disruptive factor in aquatic ecosystem management and ecosystem services, and causes problems in fisheries, transportation waterways, irrigation, hydropower generation, and water resources. To address these concerns, it is necessary to integrate past studies with current...

Biological Wastewater Treatment Processes: Mass and Heat Balances

Davide Dionisi
January 31, 2017

The focus of the book is on how to use mass and heat balances to simulate and design biological wastewater treatment processes. All the main processes for biological wastewater treatment are covered viz. activated sludge processes for carbon and nitrogen removal, anaerobic digestion, sequencing...

Micro Irrigation Engineering for Horticultural Crops: Policy Options, Scheduling, and Design

Megh R. Goyal, Ajai Singh
January 31, 2017

This book presents a variety of policy adoption methods, irrigation scheduling, and design procedures in micro irrigation engineering for horticultural crops. The chapters range from policy interventions to applications of systems for different crops and under different land conditions. Compiling...

Micro Irrigation Scheduling and Practices

Megh R. Goyal, Balram Panigrahi, Sudhindra N. Panda
January 31, 2017

Many countries around the world are struggling with the challenges of water scarcity, including water for crops. Micro irrigation methods are an effective means to make the most efficient use of available water. This new volume, Micro Irrigation Scheduling and Practices, continues the efforts of...

Novel Water Treatment and Separation Methods: Simulation of Chemical Processes

Bharat A. Bhanvase, Rajendra P. Ugwekar, Raju B. Mankar
January 31, 2017

Due to increasing demand for potable and irrigation water, new scientific research is being conducted to deal with wastewater from a variety of sources. Novel Water Treatment and Separation Methods: Simulation of Chemical Processes presents a selection of research related to applications of...

Improving Flood Prediction Assimilating Uncertain Crowdsourced Data into Hydrologic and Hydraulic Models

Maurizio Mazzoleni
January 10, 2017

In recent years, the continued technological advances have led to the spread of low-cost sensors and devices supporting crowdsourcing as a way to obtain observations of hydrological variables in a more distributed way than the classic static physical sensors. The main advantage of using these type...

Autotrophic Nitrogen Removal from Low Concentrated Effluents: Study of System Configurations and Operational Features for Post-treatment of Anaerobic Effluents

Javier Adrián Sánchez Guillén
January 04, 2017

On a global scale, sewage represents the main point-source of water pollution and is also the predominant source of nitrogen contamination in urban regions. The present research is focused on the study of the main challenges that need to be addressed in order to achieve a successful inorganic...

Modelling Approaches to Understand Salinity Variations in a Highly Dynamic Tidal River: The Case of the Shatt al-Arab River

Ali Dinar Abdullah
January 04, 2017

This book reports the first systematic monitoring and modelling study on water availability, water quality and seawater intrusion of the Shatt al-Arab River (SAR) on the border of Iraq and Iran, where causes and concentration levels of salinity have not yet been fully understood, let alone...

Sustainable Water Management and Technologies, Two-Volume Set

Daniel H. Chen
December 27, 2016

Addressing two cornerstone areas in the field of water sustainability, management and technology, this two-volume set provides the most comprehensive coverage of the topic available. It presents best practices as a foundation and stresses emerging technologies and strategies that facilitate water...

The Everglades Handbook: Understanding the Ecosystem, Fourth Edition

Thomas E. Lodge
December 22, 2016

 "This fourth edition covers the key subjects of previous editions with major updates of the new science and understanding. If there ever was a necessary book for Everglades advocates, students, authors, members of government and their agencies, The Everglades Handbook: Understanding the...

Practical Hydraulics and Water Resources Engineering, Third Edition

Melvyn Kay
December 15, 2016

Water is now at the centre of world attention as never before and more professionals from all walks of life are engaging in careers linked to water – in public water supply and waste treatment, agriculture, irrigation, energy, environment, amenity management, and sustainable development. This book...

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