Fluvial Processes In Dryland Rivers

Fluvial Processes in Dryland Rivers
Publisher Springer Verlag
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Total Pages 346
ISBN UOM:39015012648583
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Since its initial publication in 1988, this text has been foundational in synthesizing river processes and forms in drylands. It describes the present understanding of dryland rivers, using a theoretical framework with examples and results of research from many areas of the world.

Fluvial Processes in Dryland Rivers
  • Author : William L. Graf
  • Publisher : Springer Verlag
  • Release Date : 1988

Since its initial publication in 1988, this text has been foundational in synthesizing river processes and forms in drylands. It describes the present understanding of dryland rivers, using a theoretical framework with examples and results of research from many areas of the world.

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Dryland Rivers
  • Author : L. J. Bull,M. J. Kirkby
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2002-03-22

Examines the processes operating in the headwaters and main channels of ephemeral rivers in semi-arid environments and includes coverage of current fieldwork investigations, modeling approaches, and management issues. focuses on dryland channel networks and processes presents a historical framework for research discusses examples of current studies and evaluates contemporary modelling

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River in a Dry Land
  • Author : Trevor Herriot
  • Publisher : McClelland & Stewart
  • Release Date : 2011-03-18

Trevor Herriot’s memoir and history of the Qu’Appelle River Valley has won the CBA Libris Award for First-Time Author, the Writers’ Trust Drainie-Taylor Biography Prize, the Saskatchewan Book of the Year Award, and the Regina Book Award, and was shortlisted for the Governor General’s Award for Non-fiction.

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Dryland Rivers
  • Author : Jane Pearson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2008

This book is about dryland rivers that flow through deserts of Australia. From the long dry periods of no water to a flowing river when the rains come.

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Renewing Our Rivers
  • Author : Mark K. Briggs,Waite R. Osterkamp
  • Publisher : University of Arizona Press
  • Release Date : 2021-01-05

Our rivers are in crisis and the need for river restoration has never been more urgent. Water security and biodiversity indices for all of the world’s major rivers have declined due to pollution, diversions, impoundments, fragmented flows, introduced and invasive species, and many other abuses. Developing successful restoration responses

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Dryland Rivers Research
  • Author : C.P. North
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2003

This site is intended to stimulate research by providing an information focus and provoking networking between those working on dryland rivers and the sediments they leave behind. It will cover: processes and products hydrology, dynamics, architecture of rivers and their floodplains with adjacent and interacting processes (aeolian, lacustrine) modern and

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Fluvial Processes in Dryland Rivers
  • Author : William Graf
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 1988-02-18

From this high promontory, the landforms of the Sonoran Des ert take on awesome proportions. The mesas, buttes, cinder cones, basalt flows, mountains, and valleys, all carved and modi fied by water in this dry place, must be measured in kilometers and millions of years. Even the colors are dazzling.

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Ecology of Desert Rivers
  • Author : Richard Kingsford
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2006-06-01

Summarises current understanding of desert river ecology and its dependence on unpredictable river flows.

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The Relationship of Flooding in Australian Dryland Rivers to Synoptic Weather Patterns  El Nino Southern Oscillation  Sea Surface Temperatures and Rainfall Distribution
  • Author : Graham D. Grootemaat
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2008

Read online The Relationship of Flooding in Australian Dryland Rivers to Synoptic Weather Patterns El Nino Southern Oscillation Sea Surface Temperatures and Rainfall Distribution written by Graham D. Grootemaat, published by which was released on 2008. Download full The Relationship of Flooding in Australian Dryland Rivers to Synoptic Weather Patterns El

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Arid Zone Geomorphology
  • Author : David S. G. Thomas
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-02-08

The new edition of Arid Zone Geomorphology aims to encapsulate the advances that have been made in recent years in the investigation and explanation of landforms and geomorphological processes in drylands. Building on the success of the previous two editions, the Third Edition has been completely revised and updated to

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Sediment Dynamics in a Dryland River
  • Author : Franklin Jacob Dekker
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2012

Dryland rivers are fundamentally different from humid rivers because large infrequent floods often set channel form and sediment grain size patterns for long periods of time. The large natural variability in dryland river stream flow causes susceptibility to geomorphic alteration when they are dammed. Cosmogenic nuclide analysis, a tool for

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River Dynamics
  • Author : Bruce L. Rhoads
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2020-04-29

Rivers are important agents of change that shape the Earth's surface and evolve through time in response to fluctuations in climate and other environmental conditions. They are fundamental in landscape development, and essential for water supply, irrigation, and transportation. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the geomorphological processes that

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The Murray Darling Turtles
  • Author : Courtenay Elyse Mills
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2012

Abstract : Australia{u2019}s largest and most important waterway- the Murray-Darling Basin (MDB) - is under threat owing to predicted increases in temperature extremes and reduction in rainfall - runoff in the coming decades. Management strategies are required that incorporate an understanding of dispersal patterns of the MDB fauna and

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Intermittent Rivers and Ephemeral Streams
  • Author : Thibault Datry,Núria Bonada,Andrew J. Boulton
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-07-11

Intermittent Rivers and Ephemeral Streams: Ecology and Management takes an internationally broad approach, seeking to compare and contrast findings across multiple continents, climates, flow regimes, and land uses to provide a complete and integrated perspective on the ecology of these ecosystems. Coupled with this, users will find a discussion of

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The Transformation of Dryland Rivers
  • Author : Pamela Nagler
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021

Read online The Transformation of Dryland Rivers written by Pamela Nagler, published by which was released on 2021. Download full The Transformation of Dryland Rivers Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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