This book takes a non mathematical looks at the principles and processes of hydrology. Now in its fourth edition, this well established book preserves the essential structure, clarity and style which have ensured its continued international popularity over more than three decades. The thematic treatment of the main phases of the hydrological cycle i.e. precipitation, interception, evaporation, subsurface water and stream flow, has been retained, together with the chapter on water quality.
Appropriate for courses in elementary hydrology, hydrogeology, or groundwater. Brief paperback format also makes it suitable as a supplementary text for courses in natural resources, ecology and other environmental sciences, geography, city planning, etc. This is the only text to give a complete, nonmathematical exposition of the universal Water Cycle in language accessible to non-specialists. It begins with a discussion of the physical and chemical attributes that make water such a unique substance, and goes on to a step-by-step discussion of various aspects of the Water Cycle.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill, 1967. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 70940479