The Encyclopedia of Lakes and Reservoirs will therefore be a vital reference for hydrologists, civil engineers, ecologists and environmental scientists worldwide.
The book contributes to the physical, chemical and ecological characteristics of lakes and reservoirs as well as describing their uses and environmental state trends in different parts of the world.
Over 80 scientists from over 25 countries have contributed in both large and small ways in this authoritative volume. Superbly illustrated throughout, it includes over 200 entries in a wide range of topics that include for example: acidification, artificialisation, biological, canals, climate change effects, chemical, dams, dew ponds, drainage, ecological, eutrofication, evaporation, fisheries, geographical, geological, hydrological, hydro-electric power, nutrients, organic pollution, paleolimnology, reservoir capacities and depths, sedimentation, water resources. These include many of the modern environmental and controversial problems.
|Hardcover Book, 953 pages||English|
|Springer (Jun. 29th, 2012)||Unknown|
|9781402056161||8.60 x 11.20 x 1.70 inches|