1st Edition

Hydrology and Global Environmental Change





ISBN 9780582369849
Published January 15, 2002 by Routledge
364 Pages

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Book Description

Hydrology and Global Environmental Change presents the hydrological contribution to, and consequences of, global environmental change. Assuming little or no prior knowledge on the part of the reader, the book looks at the main processes of global environmental change - global scale processes, large regional processes, repetitive processes - and how the hydrological cycle, processes and regimes impact on GEC and vice-versa.

Table of Contents

1. Hydrology, Earth System Science and Global Environmental Change
2. The Global Water Balance
3. Components of  the Water Balance
4. Patterns of Hydrological Behaviour
5. Water Quality and the Flux of Materials
6. Change in the Catchment
7. Changes to the Input in the Catchment: Acid Deposition and Global Warming
8. Hydrological Processes and the Earth System
9. Hydrology and Global Environmental Change: An Overview

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