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Introduction to the Environmental Physics of Soil, Water and Watersheds

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ISBN-10: 0521829941

ISBN-13: 9780521829946

Edition: 2004

Authors: Calvin W. Rose

List price: $206.00
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This textbook provides a thorough introduction to the sustainable, productive use of land resources vital in maintaining healthy rivers and good groundwater qualities. Calvin Rose develops a quantitative approach to studying these growing environmental concerns and makes the textbook suitable for introductory university courses, as well as a useful primer for research and management staff in environmental organizations. Each chapter ends with a set of student exercises for which solutions are available from
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Book details

List price: $206.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/1/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 456
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.398

Environmental systems of rock, soil and earth energy exchanges
Soil and soil strength
The behaviour of liquids
Soil, water and watersheds
Evotranspiration and energy exchange at the earth surface
Infiltration at the field scale
Surface hydrology of watersheds
Water erosion and deposition
Watersheds and rivers
Water movement through the groundwater zone
Water movement through the unsaturated zone
Salinity and contaminant transport
Appendix table A