Hydrological Drought Book
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Hydrological Drought


  • Author : Lena M. Tallaksen
  • Publisher : Gulf Professional Publishing
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 579
  • ISBN 10 : 0444516883

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Hydrological Drought Excerpt :

The majority of the examples are taken from regions where the rivers run most of the year.

Climate Variability and Change  hydrological Impacts Book

Climate Variability and Change hydrological Impacts


  • Author : Arthur Askew
  • Publisher : International Assn of Hydrological Sciences
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 707
  • ISBN 10 : 1901502783

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Climate Variability and Change hydrological Impacts Excerpt :

This volume contains 117 reviewed papers from over 30 countries, published in English, French and Spanish, which reflect both international dimension of FRIEND and the key challenges facing hydrologists in the 21st century.

Regional Hydrological Impacts of Climatic Change  Hydroclimatic variability Book

Regional Hydrological Impacts of Climatic Change Hydroclimatic variability


  • Author : Thorsten Wagener
  • Publisher : International Assn of Hydrological Sciences
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 300
  • ISBN 10 : 1901502139

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Regional Hydrological Impacts of Climatic Change Hydroclimatic variability Excerpt :

Brings together and provides an overview of diverse investigations from different climate zones and regions, many of the contributions focusing on historic variability as a function of climate and/or land-use change.

Hydrology and Hydroclimatology Book

Hydrology and Hydroclimatology


  • Author : M. Karamouz
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2012-11-27
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 740
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466512207

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Hydrology and Hydroclimatology Excerpt :

This book presents a systematic approach to understanding and applying the principles of hydrology and hydroclimatology, examining the interactions among different components of the water cycle. It takes a fresh look at the fundamentals and challenges in hydrologic and hydroclimatic systems as well as climate change. The author describes the applic

Management of Water Resources in Poland Book

Management of Water Resources in Poland


  • Author : Martina Zeleňáková
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-01-23
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 429
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030619657

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Management of Water Resources in Poland Excerpt :

This book contains a rich resource of essential information on the water resources capacities in Poland. This book contributes to the recognition of water resources management including extreme hydrological events such as floods and droughts. The book incorporates case studies illustrating solutions of water quantity management in Poland. This edited book covers all water bodies in the country including rivers, lakes, reservoirs and groundwater. The novelty of this book is that it represents the first time a manuscript covers the assessment of water resources in Poland, including variability, availability and economic use of the hydrological resources in the country with the lowest renewable resources of surface water per inhabitant in Europe. Given the depth and breadth of its coverage, the book offers engineers, researchers, policy planners, decision makers, and stakeholders essential new insights into efficient water resources management.

Spatiotemporal Analysis of Extreme Hydrological Events Book

Spatiotemporal Analysis of Extreme Hydrological Events


  • Author : Gerald Corzo
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2018-11-20
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128117316

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Spatiotemporal Analysis of Extreme Hydrological Events Excerpt :

Spatio-temporal Analysis of Extreme Hydrological Events offers an extensive view of the experiences and applications of the latest developments and methodologies for analyzing and understanding extreme environmental and hydrological events. The book addresses the topic using spatio-temporal methods, such as space-time geostatistics, machine learning, statistical theory, hydrological modelling, neural network and evolutionary algorithms. This important resource for both hydrologists and statisticians interested in the framework of spatial and temporal analysis of hydrological events will provide users with an enhanced understanding of the relationship between magnitude, dynamics and the probability of extreme hydrological events. Presents spatio-temporal processes, including multivariate dynamic modelling Provides varying methodological approaches, giving the readers multiple hydrological modelling information to use in their work Includes a variety of case studies making the context of the book relatable to everyday working situations

Drought  Research and Science Policy Interfacing Book

Drought Research and Science Policy Interfacing


  • Author : Joaquin Andreu
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2015-02-12
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 530
  • ISBN 10 : 9781315687223

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Drought Research and Science Policy Interfacing Excerpt :

Droughts occur in arid and semi-arid areas of the world, but also in humid areas, and can develop over short periods (flash drought) or longer periods (seasons/decades). Even though progress has been made, it remains difficult to adequately characterize, monitor, forecast and manage droughts, due to their multi-faceted nature.Usually, drought does

Handbook of Engineering Hydrology Book
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Handbook of Engineering Hydrology


  • Author : Saeid Eslamian
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2014-03-21
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 646
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466552470

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Handbook of Engineering Hydrology Excerpt :

While most books examine only the classical aspects of hydrology, this three-volume set covers multiple aspects of hydrology. It examines new approaches, addresses growing concerns about hydrological and ecological connectivity, and considers the worldwide impact of climate change.It also provides updated material on hydrological science and engine

Statistical Analysis and Stochastic Modelling of Hydrological Extremes Book

Statistical Analysis and Stochastic Modelling of Hydrological Extremes


  • Author : Hossein Tabari
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2019-10-28
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 294
  • ISBN 10 : 9783039216642

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Statistical Analysis and Stochastic Modelling of Hydrological Extremes Excerpt :

Hydrological extremes have become a major concern because of their devastating consequences and their increased risk as a result of climate change and the growing concentration of people and infrastructure in high-risk zones. The analysis of hydrological extremes is challenging due to their rarity and small sample size, and the interconnections between different types of extremes and becomes further complicated by the untrustworthy representation of meso-scale processes involved in extreme events by coarse spatial and temporal scale models as well as biased or missing observations due to technical difficulties during extreme conditions. The complexity of analyzing hydrological extremes calls for robust statistical methods for the treatment of such events. This Special Issue is motivated by the need to apply and develop innovative stochastic and statistical approaches to analyze hydrological extremes under current and future climate conditions. The papers of this Special Issue focus on six topics associated with hydrological extremes: Historical changes in hydrological extremes; Projected changes in hydrological extremes; Downscaling of hydrological extremes; Early warning and forecasting systems for drought and flood; Interconnections of hydrological extremes; Applicability of satellite data for hydrological studies.

Overcoming Drought Book
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Overcoming Drought


  • Author : World Bank
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 136
  • ISBN 10 : 978186723xxxx

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Overcoming Drought Excerpt :

Using recent advances in modeling climate-related risks and adjusting state of the art catastrophic risk modeling techniques to drought, the study conducts an innovative long-term assessment of drought risks in Andhra Pradesh, India, and suggests strategies to reduce their impact, under several economic, drought management and climate change scenarios. The analysis deepens an understanding of climate risk adaptation strategies, including implications for agricultural and catastrophic risk insurance.

Engineering Hydrology Book
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Engineering Hydrology


  • Author : K. Subramanya
  • Publisher : Tata McGraw-Hill Education
  • Release Date : 1994-01-01
  • Genre: Hydrology
  • Pages : 392
  • ISBN 10 : 0074624490

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Water Resources in the Mediterranean Region Book

Water Resources in the Mediterranean Region


  • Author : Mehrez Zribi
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-05-31
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128180877

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Water Resources in the Mediterranean Region Excerpt :

Water Resources in the Mediterranean Region summarizes and collates scientific developments around water resources in the Mediterranean socio-economic environment through a multidisciplinary framework synthesizing hydrology, hydrogeology, climate, bioclimatology, economics, and geography. As such, it provides essential information for any reader looking to learn more about the Mediterranean which is experiencing the impact of climate change and concurrent complex issues of anthropogenic effects, especially in agriculture and other resource uses. Water Resources in the Mediterranean Region covers different challenges in the issue of the evolution of water resources in the Mediterranean. It is intended for PhD students, research scientists, and managers interested in new solutions and approaches for water management and in the forecast of future water dynamics. Offers multidisciplinary content providing global visions of the challenges faced in the Mediterranean region Presents fundamental and operational studies, providing the reader with information on how to implement these actions and results themselves Written in a pedagogical manner, allowing for ease of reading for both researchers and water managers

Dryland Ecohydrology Book

Dryland Ecohydrology


  • Author : Paolo D'Odorico
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-10-26
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 602
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030232696

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Dryland Ecohydrology Excerpt :

By combining the analysis of biotic and abiotic components of terrestrial ecosystems, this book synthesizes material on arid and semiarid landscapes, which was previously scattered among various books and journal articles. It focuses on water-limited ecosystems, which are highly sensitive to fluctuations in hydrologic conditions and, in turn, play an important role in affecting the regional water cycle. Intended as a tool for scientists working in the area of the earth and environmental sciences, this book presents the basic principles of eco-hydrology as well as a broad spectrum of topics and advances in this research field. Written by authors with diverse areas of expertise who work in arid areas around the world, the contributions describe the various interactions between the biological and physical dynamics in dryland ecosystems, ranging from basic processes in the soil-vegetation-climate system, to landscape-scale hydrologic and geomorphic processes, ecohydrologic controls on soil nutrient dynamics, and multiscale analyses of disturbances and patterns

Monitoring and Predicting Agricultural Drought Book

Monitoring and Predicting Agricultural Drought


  • Author : Vijendra K. Boken
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2005-04-14
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN 10 : 0198036787

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Monitoring and Predicting Agricultural Drought Excerpt :

Agricultural droughts affect whole societies, leading to higher food costs, threatened economies, and even famine. In order to mitigate such effects, researchers must first be able to monitor them, and then predict them; however no book currently focuses on accurate monitoring or prediction of these devastating kinds of droughts. To fill this void, the editors of Monitoring and Predicting Agricultural Drought have assembled a team of expert contributors from all continents to make a global study, describing biometeorological models and monitoring methods for agricultural droughts. These models and methods note the relationships between precipitation, soil moisture, and crop yields, using data gathered from conventional and remote sensing techniques. The coverage of the book includes probabilistic models and techniques used in America, Europe and the former USSR, Africa, Asia, and Australia, and it concludes with coverage of climate change and resultant shifts in agricultural productivity, drought early warning systems, and famine mitigation. This will be an essential collection for those who must advise governments or international organizations on the current scope, likelihood, and impact of agricultural droughts. Sponsored by the World Meterological Organization

Tools for Drought Mitigation in Mediterranean Regions Book

Tools for Drought Mitigation in Mediterranean Regions


  • Author : Giuseppe Rossi
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 360
  • ISBN 10 : 9789401001298

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Tools for Drought Mitigation in Mediterranean Regions Excerpt :

Significant vulnerability of water systems to drought is a common issue of water resources management in Mediterranean regions. This is due both to the increasing occurrence and severity of drought events and to the growing demand for municipal, tourist, and agricultural uses. The INCO-DC project entitled "A Decision Support System for Mitigation of Drought Impacts in the Mediterranean Regions" (DSS DROUGHT) addresses this issue, contributing to an improved management of water supply systems for irrigation, which represents the most consumptive sector of water resources uses in the Mediterranean region. In order to develop a comprehensive approach toward improved operation of irrigation systems under drought conditions, the project was developed around the following five main, strictly interconnected tasks: Identification of drought characteristics at a site and over a region Modelling irrigation management under conditions of water scarcity Modelling operation of water supply systems under drought conditions Integration of the developed methodologies within a Decision Support System software package Definition of requisites for Drought Watch Systems The research resulted in an advancement of knowledge through in-depth analysis of innovative methodologies, the development of tools to help decision-makers in coping with droughts through the implementation of the developed procedures in software packages, and the application of these tools to the case-studies identified by partners in their countries.