Hydroclimate : the influence of water movement on freshwater ecology / Ian R. Smith.

By: Smith, Ian R.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London ; New York : New York, NY, USA : Elsevier Applied Science ; Sole distributor in the USA and Canada, Elsevier Science Pub. Co., ©1992Description: xi, 285 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.ISBN: 1851667245; 9781851667246.Subject(s): FRESHWATER ECOLOGY | WATER MOVEMENT | HYDROMETEOROLOGY | HYDROCLIMATE | RIVERS | LAKES | FLUID DYNAMICS | CATCHMENTS | HYDRAULICS | WATER | FRESH WATER | FRESHWATER ENVIRONMENT | WATER PROPERTIESHoldings: GRETA POINT: 551.579 SMI
Contents:
Preface -- Chapter 1. Hydroclimate -- Chapter 2. The structure and dynamics of river basins -- 2.1 River basin structure -- 2.2 Climate and streamflow -- Chapter 3. Outline of fluid dynamics -- 3.1 Basic features of fluid motion -- 3.2 The nature of turbulence -- 3.3 Hydrodynamic properties of particulate matter -- 3.4 The dynamics of particulate matter -- Chapter 4. The dynamics of hydraulic systems -- 4.1 Linear systems theory -- 4.2 Incomplete mixing -- 4.3 Compartment models -- 4.4 Final remarks -- Chapter 5. Hydraulic characteristics of rivers -- 5.1 River morphology -- 5.2 River mechanics -- 5.3 Hydrodynamic features of river habitats -- Chapter 6. Hydraulic characteristics of lakes -- 6.1 Lake morphology -- 6.2 Wind characteristics -- 6.3 The hydraulic structure of lakes -- 6.4 Wind-water interactions -- 6.5 Motion in isothermal lakes -- 6.6 Motion in stratified lakes -- 6.7 Surface waves -- 6.8 Other features of lake motion -- 6.9 Final remarks -- Chapter 7. River basin modification -- 7.1 Reservoirs and flow regulation -- 7.2 Modifications to river habitats -- Chapter 8. Freshwater ecosystems -- 8.1 Idealised ecosystems -- 8.2 Rate controlled growth -- 8.3 Event controlled growth -- 8.4 Space controlled growth -- 8.5 Final remarks -- Chapter 9. Synthesis -- 9.1 Background -- 9.2 River models -- 9.3 Lake models -- References -- Appendix 1. Properties of water -- A.1. Viscosity-temperature relationship -- A.2. Density-temperature relationship -- Appendix 2. Notation -- Index.
Summary: This book describes the influence of all forms of water movement on the ecology of fresh waters. Its aim is to provide a framework for understanding the hydraulic processes of rivers and lakes and the implications for modifying or controlling freshwater ecosystems and habitats.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-270) and index.

Preface -- Chapter 1. Hydroclimate -- Chapter 2. The structure and dynamics of river basins -- 2.1 River basin structure -- 2.2 Climate and streamflow -- Chapter 3. Outline of fluid dynamics -- 3.1 Basic features of fluid motion -- 3.2 The nature of turbulence -- 3.3 Hydrodynamic properties of particulate matter -- 3.4 The dynamics of particulate matter -- Chapter 4. The dynamics of hydraulic systems -- 4.1 Linear systems theory -- 4.2 Incomplete mixing -- 4.3 Compartment models -- 4.4 Final remarks -- Chapter 5. Hydraulic characteristics of rivers -- 5.1 River morphology -- 5.2 River mechanics -- 5.3 Hydrodynamic features of river habitats -- Chapter 6. Hydraulic characteristics of lakes -- 6.1 Lake morphology -- 6.2 Wind characteristics -- 6.3 The hydraulic structure of lakes -- 6.4 Wind-water interactions -- 6.5 Motion in isothermal lakes -- 6.6 Motion in stratified lakes -- 6.7 Surface waves -- 6.8 Other features of lake motion -- 6.9 Final remarks -- Chapter 7. River basin modification -- 7.1 Reservoirs and flow regulation -- 7.2 Modifications to river habitats -- Chapter 8. Freshwater ecosystems -- 8.1 Idealised ecosystems -- 8.2 Rate controlled growth -- 8.3 Event controlled growth -- 8.4 Space controlled growth -- 8.5 Final remarks -- Chapter 9. Synthesis -- 9.1 Background -- 9.2 River models -- 9.3 Lake models -- References -- Appendix 1. Properties of water -- A.1. Viscosity-temperature relationship -- A.2. Density-temperature relationship -- Appendix 2. Notation -- Index.

This book describes the influence of all forms of water movement on the ecology of fresh waters. Its aim is to provide a framework for understanding the hydraulic processes of rivers and lakes and the implications for modifying or controlling freshwater ecosystems and habitats.

GRETA POINT: 551.579 SMI

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