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Book
xix, 262 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 24 cm.
  • 1. Structural Evaluation of Cell-Filled Pavement, by Subrat Roy.- 2. Global Warming Issues-Need for Sustainable Drainage System in Urban Areas-Green Construction Technologies, by A.K. Shrivastava.- 3. Water Hyacinth: A Useful Plant to Improve Rural Economy, by Priti Mathur.- 4. Growth, Biomass and Carbon Sequestration by Ttrees in Nutrient Deficient Bhata Land Soil of Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh, India, by K.K.Chandra.- 5. Impact of Copper Oxide Nano Particles on Growth of Different Bacterial Species, by Tapan Adhikari.- 6. Performance of Low Cost Microbial Fuel Cell Using Earthenware Separator by Sudhansu Behera.- 7. Synthesis of CaO2 Nanoparticles for Environmental Emediation, by Sapana S. Madan.- 8. Superiority of Re-Circulating Fluidized Bed Reactor over Existing Reactor Arrangements for Chemical Looping Combustion - A Review, by Sachin Tomar.- 9. Enhancing N Use Efficiency and Reducing N2O Emission by Coating Urea with Newly Identified Bio-molecule (C20H30O2), Nano-Zn Oxide and Nano-Rockphosphate, by S. Kundu.- 10. Gamma Radiation Technology for Hygienisation of Municipal Dry Sewage ludge- Naresh Kumar Garg.- 11. Participatory Approach for Corporate Social Responsibility Plan in India, by Dr. Rajesh Puranik.- 12. Solar Powered Cold Storage System for Horticultural Crops, by P. L. Singh.- 13. Feasibility of Solar Pumps for Salt Farmers, by Kapil K Samar.- 14. Development of Uttarakhand Using Alternative Energy Source as Micro Hydropower, by Jyothi Prasad.- 15. Comparative Studies on Performance of Commercially Available High Power PC-LED Bulbs Under Tropical Condition, by Arindam Chakraborty.- 16. Development of Pedal Operated Flour Mill, by Yallappa D.- 17. Development of Family Size FRP Biogas Plant Based on Kitchen Waste, by Deepak Sharma.- 18. A Computer-Based Expert System to Design Deenbandhu Biogas Plant, by Sudhir Narayan Kharpude.- 19. Prosopis Juliflora-A Potential Problematic Weed for Lignocellulosic Ethanol Production- Vijayakumar Palled.- 20. Oil Extraction, Biodiesel Production and CI Engine Investigation Using Madhuca India Methyl Ester, by Amit Karwade.- 21. Design and Development of Producer Gas Based Heat Exchanger for Drying Application, by D.K.Vyas.- 22. Carbon Storage Potential in Dominant Trees of Koraput District of Odisha, by Kakoli Banerjee.- 23. Study of Geothermal Energy Potential with Geothermal Doublet, by Shibani K Jha.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9789811057977 20171211
This book comprising seven parts is organized under two sections. The first section deals with environment containing four parts, whereas the second section, containing three parts, is on energy. The first part deals with some aspects of hydrologic impacts of global warming and anthropogenic changes. Part II is on bio-environment and discusses plants, biomass, and bacterial species. Part III focuses on chemical environment. Section one is concluded with Part IV on social environment. Section two starts out with Part V on solar energy. Hydropower is discussed in Part VI. The concluding Part VII deals with biogas. The book will be of interest to researchers and practitioners in the field of water resources, hydrology, environmental resources, agricultural engineering, watershed management, earth sciences, as well as those engaged in natural resources planning and management. Graduate students and those wishing to conduct further research in water and environment and their development and management may find the book to be of value.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789811057977 20171211
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Book
1 online resource (xix, 262 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps.
  • 1. Structural Evaluation of Cell-Filled Pavement, by Subrat Roy.- 2. Global Warming Issues-Need for Sustainable Drainage System in Urban Areas-Green Construction Technologies, by A.K. Shrivastava.- 3. Water Hyacinth: A Useful Plant to Improve Rural Economy, by Priti Mathur.- 4. Growth, Biomass and Carbon Sequestration by Ttrees in Nutrient Deficient Bhata Land Soil of Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh, India, by K.K.Chandra.- 5. Impact of Copper Oxide Nano Particles on Growth of Different Bacterial Species, by Tapan Adhikari.- 6. Performance of Low Cost Microbial Fuel Cell Using Earthenware Separator by Sudhansu Behera.- 7. Synthesis of CaO2 Nanoparticles for Environmental Emediation, by Sapana S. Madan.- 8. Superiority of Re-Circulating Fluidized Bed Reactor over Existing Reactor Arrangements for Chemical Looping Combustion - A Review, by Sachin Tomar.- 9. Enhancing N Use Efficiency and Reducing N2O Emission by Coating Urea with Newly Identified Bio-molecule (C20H30O2), Nano-Zn Oxide and Nano-Rockphosphate, by S. Kundu.- 10. Gamma Radiation Technology for Hygienisation of Municipal Dry Sewage ludge- Naresh Kumar Garg.- 11. Participatory Approach for Corporate Social Responsibility Plan in India, by Dr. Rajesh Puranik.- 12. Solar Powered Cold Storage System for Horticultural Crops, by P. L. Singh.- 13. Feasibility of Solar Pumps for Salt Farmers, by Kapil K Samar.- 14. Development of Uttarakhand Using Alternative Energy Source as Micro Hydropower, by Jyothi Prasad.- 15. Comparative Studies on Performance of Commercially Available High Power PC-LED Bulbs Under Tropical Condition, by Arindam Chakraborty.- 16. Development of Pedal Operated Flour Mill, by Yallappa D.- 17. Development of Family Size FRP Biogas Plant Based on Kitchen Waste, by Deepak Sharma.- 18. A Computer-Based Expert System to Design Deenbandhu Biogas Plant, by Sudhir Narayan Kharpude.- 19. Prosopis Juliflora-A Potential Problematic Weed for Lignocellulosic Ethanol Production- Vijayakumar Palled.- 20. Oil Extraction, Biodiesel Production and CI Engine Investigation Using Madhuca India Methyl Ester, by Amit Karwade.- 21. Design and Development of Producer Gas Based Heat Exchanger for Drying Application, by D.K.Vyas.- 22. Carbon Storage Potential in Dominant Trees of Koraput District of Odisha, by Kakoli Banerjee.- 23. Study of Geothermal Energy Potential with Geothermal Doublet, by Shibani K Jha.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9789811057977 20180213
This book comprising seven parts is organized under two sections. The first section deals with environment containing four parts, whereas the second section, containing three parts, is on energy. The first part deals with some aspects of hydrologic impacts of global warming and anthropogenic changes. Part II is on bio-environment and discusses plants, biomass, and bacterial species. Part III focuses on chemical environment. Section one is concluded with Part IV on social environment. Section two starts out with Part V on solar energy. Hydropower is discussed in Part VI. The concluding Part VII deals with biogas. The book will be of interest to researchers and practitioners in the field of water resources, hydrology, environmental resources, agricultural engineering, watershed management, earth sciences, as well as those engaged in natural resources planning and management. Graduate students and those wishing to conduct further research in water and environment and their development and management may find the book to be of value.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789811057977 20180213
ProQuest Ebook Central Access limited to 3 simultaneous users
Book
1 online resource (261 pages) : illustrations (some color), graphs, tables.
  • 1. Structural Evaluation of Cell-Filled Pavement, by Subrat Roy.- 2. Global Warming Issues-Need for Sustainable Drainage System in Urban Areas-Green Construction Technologies, by A.K. Shrivastava.- 3. Water Hyacinth: A Useful Plant to Improve Rural Economy, by Priti Mathur.- 4. Growth, Biomass and Carbon Sequestration by Ttrees in Nutrient Deficient Bhata Land Soil of Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh, India, by K.K.Chandra.- 5. Impact of Copper Oxide Nano Particles on Growth of Different Bacterial Species, by Tapan Adhikari.- 6. Performance of Low Cost Microbial Fuel Cell Using Earthenware Separator by Sudhansu Behera.- 7. Synthesis of CaO2 Nanoparticles for Environmental Emediation, by Sapana S. Madan.- 8. Superiority of Re-Circulating Fluidized Bed Reactor over Existing Reactor Arrangements for Chemical Looping Combustion - A Review, by Sachin Tomar.- 9. Enhancing N Use Efficiency and Reducing N2O Emission by Coating Urea with Newly Identified Bio-molecule (C20H30O2), Nano-Zn Oxide and Nano-Rockphosphate, by S. Kundu.- 10. Gamma Radiation Technology for Hygienisation of Municipal Dry Sewage ludge- Naresh Kumar Garg.- 11. Participatory Approach for Corporate Social Responsibility Plan in India, by Dr. Rajesh Puranik.- 12. Solar Powered Cold Storage System for Horticultural Crops, by P. L. Singh.- 13. Feasibility of Solar Pumps for Salt Farmers, by Kapil K Samar.- 14. Development of Uttarakhand Using Alternative Energy Source as Micro Hydropower, by Jyothi Prasad.- 15. Comparative Studies on Performance of Commercially Available High Power PC-LED Bulbs Under Tropical Condition, by Arindam Chakraborty.- 16. Development of Pedal Operated Flour Mill, by Yallappa D.- 17. Development of Family Size FRP Biogas Plant Based on Kitchen Waste, by Deepak Sharma.- 18. A Computer-Based Expert System to Design Deenbandhu Biogas Plant, by Sudhir Narayan Kharpude.- 19. Prosopis Juliflora-A Potential Problematic Weed for Lignocellulosic Ethanol Production- Vijayakumar Palled.- 20. Oil Extraction, Biodiesel Production and CI Engine Investigation Using Madhuca India Methyl Ester, by Amit Karwade.- 21. Design and Development of Producer Gas Based Heat Exchanger for Drying Application, by D.K.Vyas.- 22. Carbon Storage Potential in Dominant Trees of Koraput District of Odisha, by Kakoli Banerjee.- 23. Study of Geothermal Energy Potential with Geothermal Doublet, by Shibani K Jha.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9789811057977 20180521
This book comprising seven parts is organized under two sections. The first section deals with environment containing four parts, whereas the second section, containing three parts, is on energy. The first part deals with some aspects of hydrologic impacts of global warming and anthropogenic changes. Part II is on bio-environment and discusses plants, biomass, and bacterial species. Part III focuses on chemical environment. Section one is concluded with Part IV on social environment. Section two starts out with Part V on solar energy. Hydropower is discussed in Part VI. The concluding Part VII deals with biogas. The book will be of interest to researchers and practitioners in the field of water resources, hydrology, environmental resources, agricultural engineering, watershed management, earth sciences, as well as those engaged in natural resources planning and management. Graduate students and those wishing to conduct further research in water and environment and their development and management may find the book to be of value.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789811057977 20180521
Book
xviii, 224 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Chapter 1: A Multi-disciplinary Analysis of the Risks and Opportunities of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam for Wider Cooperation in the Nile Zeray Yihdego, Alistair Rieu-Clarke, Ana Elisa Cascao Chapter 2: The Nile Basin Cooperative Framework Agreement: Disentangling the Gordian Knot? Salman M. A. Salman Chapter 3: Agreement on Declaration of Principles on the GERD: Levelling the Nile Basin Playing Fields? Salman M. A. Salman Chapter4: International Law developments on the Sharing of Blue Nile Waters: a fairness perspective Zeray Yihdego and Alistair Rieu-Clarke Chapter 5: Changing cooperation dynamics in the Nile Basin and the role of the GERD Ana Elisa Cascao and Alan Nicol Chapter 6: GERD and hydropolitics in the Eastern Nile: from water to benefit sharing? Rawia Tawfik and Ines Dombrowsky Chapter 7: Analyzing the Economy-Wide Impacts on Egypt of Alternative GERD Filling Policies Brent Boehlert, Kenneth M. Strzepek, Sherman Robinson Chapter 8: Economic Impact Assessment of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Under Different Climate and Hydrological Conditions Tewodros Negash Kahsay, Onno Kuik, Roy Brouwer and Pieter van der Zaag Chapter 9: From Projecting Hydroclimate Variability to Filling the GERD: Upstream Hydropower Generation and Downstream Releases Ying Zhang, Solomon Tassew Erkyihun, Paul Block Chapter 10: Managing risks while filling the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Kevin G. Wheeler.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138064898 20180326
The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will not only be Africa's largest dam, but it is also essential for future cooperation and development in the Nile River Basin and East African region. This book, after setting out basin-level legal and policy successes and failures of managing and sharing Nile waters, articulates the opportunities and challenges surrounding the GERD through multiple disciplinary lenses. It sets out its possibilities as a basis for a new era of cooperation, its regional and global implications, the benefits of cooperation and coordination in dam filling, and the need for participatory and transparent decision making. By applying law, political science and hydrology to sharing water resources in general and to large-scale dam building, filling and operating in particular, it offers concrete qualitative and quantitative options that are essential to promote cooperation and coordination in utilising and preserving Nile waters. The book incorporates the economic dimension and draws on recent developments including: the signing of a legally binding contract by Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan to carry out an impact assessment study; the possibility that the GERD might be partially operational very soon; the completion of transmission lines from GERD to Addis Ababa; and the announcement of Sudan to commence construction of transmission lines from GERD to its main cities. The implications of these are assessed and lessons learned for transboundary water cooperation and conflict management.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138064898 20180326
Green Library
Book
iv, 258 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 30 cm.
  • Preface - by Georgia A. Aristodemou and Theodosios P. Tassios-- Introduction I. Roman Aqueducts in Greece - by Theodosios P. Tassios-- Introduction II. Roman Monumental Fountains (Nymphaea) in Greece - by Georgia A. Aristodemou-- PART I: AQUEDUCTS: Vaulted-roof aqueduct channels in Roman Macedonia - by Asimina Kaiafa-Saropoulou-- The Aqueduct of Actian Nikopolis - by Constantinos Zachos and Leonidas Leontaris-- The water supply of Roman Thessaloniki - by Manolis Manoledakis-- The Hadrianic aqueduct of Athens and the underlying tradition of hydraulic engineering - by Eustathios D. Chiotis-- The Hadrianic aqueduct in Corinth - by Yannis Lolos-- The Roman aqueduct of Mytilene - by Yannis Kourtzellis, Maria Pappa and George Kakes-- Roman aqueduct of Samos - by Τelauges Î . Dimitriou-- An aqueduct through the Highlands - securing the water supply for elevated Lyttos - by Amanda Kelly-- PART II: NYMPHAEA: Shifting tides: approaches to the public water-displays of Roman Greece - by Dylan Kelby Rogers-- Fountain figures from the Greek provinces: monumentality in fountain structures of Roman Greece as revealed through their sculptural display programs and their patrons - by Georgia Aristodemou-- The monumental fountain in the Athenian Agora: reconstruction and interpretation - by Shawna Leigh-- New water from old spouts: the case of the Arsinoe fountain of Messene - by Mario Trabucco della Torretta-- Reflecting the past: the nymphaeum near the so-called Praetorium at Gortyn - by Brenda Longfellow.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781784917647 20180416
During the last few years, an increasing worldwide awareness of the importance of water management in the ancient civilizations launched a new discussion on water archaeology in ancient Greece. The present volume, Great Waterworks in Roman Greece, consists the very first presentation of large scale waterworks in the Greek provinces of the Roman Empire. As a collective work, it brings together a wide body of experts from the newly emerged and expanding field of water technology and water archaeology in Roman Greece, and it fills an essential gap in archaeological research and relative bibliography regarding water management and monumental water structures in Greece during the Roman period. Among the main goals that this multi-author volume attempts to succeed is to show that great waterworks (namely aqueducts and nymphaea) not only were novelties in the Greek provinces, both in form and function, but they also changed the architectural landscape of their surrounding environments, and they introduced the concept of luxury in the urban landscapes of Roman Greece. The discussed papers deploy along a wide geographical area, covering the roman provinces of Macedonia and Thrace, Epirus, Achaia, the Aegean islands and Crete, between the 1st century BC and the 4th century AD. Collective studies such as this, not only will enlighten and promote the multifaceted significance of the archaeological remains regarding water management technology of the Roman period in the Greek regions, but they will also reveal the significant impact of the Roman technological heritage in the Greek territories.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781784917647 20180416
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Software/Multimedia
1 online resource (2 v. (1775 p.)) : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.)
  • Shallow-water waves
  • Water level fluctuations
  • Coastal and offshore structures
  • Wave-structure-soil interaction
  • Ports and harbors
  • Coastal sediment processes
  • Environmental problems
  • Sustainable coastal development
  • Coastal hazards
  • Ocean energy
  • Physical modeling and numerical model validation
  • Coastal engineering practice and education.
"The handbook contains a comprehensive compilation of topics that are at the forefront of many of the technical advances in ocean waves, coastal, and ocean engineering. More than 110 internationally recognized authorities in the field of coastal and ocean engineering have contributed articles in their areas of expertise to this handbook. These international luminaries are from highly respected universities and renowned research and consulting organizations around the world."-- Provided by publisher.
Book
ix, 292 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
In the commentaries to this book we try to understand d'Alembert thoughts and how he contrives to translate his ideas on mechanics to the fluid realm with a new and radical point of view; how he arrives at the first two fundamental differential equations among the velocity components; and how he tries to reduce the resistance of a moving body, which is a change of its momentum, to the hydrostatical pressure, which is related to the gravity. All this knowing that his mechanics has no forces and no pressures as well, and that the fluids are aggregates of individual particles. The essay A New Theory of the Resistance of Fluids was a turning point in Fluid Mechanics because clearly, for the first time, the resistance is shown as the results of a fluid subjected to differential equations in a continuous mode instead of a set of impacts of individual particles. This contribution has been recognized by the scholars. However, only partial attention has been p aid to this work, which can be justified due to the difficulty in its reading and also because it was eclipsed by the publication, a few years later, of Euler's three Memoirs that established modern hydrodynamics.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319679990 20180312
Green Library
Book
139 pages : illustrations, maps, charts ; 22 cm
  • Le fleuve Konkouré, ses affluents et son bassin versant -- Le fleuve Konkouré et ses affluents -- La monographie du fleuve et de ses principaux affluents -- Les caractéristiques hydrologiques du fleuve Konkouré -- Les tracés du fleuve Konkouré et de ses principaux affluents -- L'importance du fleuve Konkouré -- Le bassin versant du fleuve Konkouré et le massif montagneux du Fouta-Djallon -- Le bassin du fleuve Konkouré -- Les projets d'aménagement du fleuve Konkouré -- Le Plan Roland Pré -- La période de l'indépendance -- Les études relatives à Konkouré -- Le barrage hydroélectrique de Garafiri -- Les projets d'aménagement hydroélectrique de Kaléta -- Le Projet d'aménagement hydroélectrique de Kaléta (Projet Énergie de l'OMVG) -- L'historique et la vocation -- Les caractéristiques de Kaléta -- Les impacts -- Le programme de réalisation -- Le Projet d'aménagement hydroélectrique de Kaléta (PAHK) -- L'historique et le Contexte -- Les caractéristiques du Projet -- Les impacts -- Le programme de réalisation -- Le barrage hydroélectrique de kaléta -- Le barrage de Kaléta -- Le site et les caractéristiques du barrage -- Les caractéristiques de la centrale -- L'aperçu général géologique de la zone du réservoir -- Les principaux paramètres de la turbine -- Les lignes de transport de l'énergie -- Le programme de réalisation du barrage -- La revue littéraire sur les barrages hydroélectriques -- La justification des choix techniques pour la réalisation du barrage hydroélectrique de Kaléta -- Le promoteur, les bâtisseurs et les réalisateurs -- Le promoteur -- Les bâtisseurs : la Direction du Projet et les travailleurs sur les différents chantiers -- Le réalisateur : China International Water & Electric Corporation (CWE en abréviation) -- La source de financement.
"Le barrage hydroélectrique de Kaléta, réalisé par le Projet d'Aménagement hydroélectrique de Kaléta (PAHK), est l'ouvrage de production énergétique le plus important et le plus performant de la Guinée. Il double d'un coup le parc énergétique public du pays qui passe de 222,81 MW à 462,81 MW. Ce livre fait la relation de toutes les tentatives pour la construction d'un barrage important sur le fleuve Konkouré depuis la période coloniale. Ainsi, le plan d'aménagement du gouverneur colonial, Roland Pré, les études soviétiques des premières années de l'indépendance, le barrage Garafiri, le Projet Énergie de l'OMVG et le Projet d'Aménagement hydroélectrique de Kaléta (PAHK) constituent les quatre parties du livre. La réalisation du barrage a été promise par le Pr Alpha Condé, candidat à la présidence. Président de la République, il l'a réalisé. Il a donc réussi là où le colon français a échoué et là où ses prédécesseurs présidents de la République de Guinée ont marqué le pas."--Page 4 of cover.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
1 online resource (217 pages) : illustrations
  • Roughness in Streams with Fixed Ground.- Transport of Sediments.- Requirements for Initial Motion.- Resistance in Riverchannels with a Mobile Ground.- Transportation of Ground.- Transport in Suspensions and Total Transport.- Mathematical Models of Morphological Evolution.- Localized Excavation.- Granular flows driven by gravity.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319680996 20180521
This book presents key principles of the hydraulics of river basins, with a unique focus on the interplay between stream flows and sediment transport. Addressing a number of basic topics related to the hydraulics of natural waterways, it above all emphasizes applicative aspects in order to provide the reader with a solid grasp of river engineering. The first chapter explores many of the fixed base hydraulic topics that are normally neglected in traditional texts, namely the effects on motion produced by the vegetation and macroroughnesses that characterize many mountain streams. The remaining chapters are devoted entirely to hydraulics with mobile riverbeds and put particular emphasis on inhomogeneous river channels. The book's approach goes beyond classical treatments, so as to not only introduce readers to the fundamentals of mobile riverbeds, but also enable today's river engineers to successfully design and maintain natural riverbeds.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319680996 20180521
Book
1 online resource ( XVIII, 217 pages) : illustrations (some color). Digital: text file; PDF.
  • Roughness in Streams with Fixed Ground.- Transport of Sediments.- Requirements for Initial Motion.- Resistance in Riverchannels with a Mobile Ground.- Transportation of Ground.- Transport in Suspensions and Total Transport.- Mathematical Models of Morphological Evolution.- Localized Excavation.- Granular flows driven by gravity.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319680996 20180521
This book presents key principles of the hydraulics of river basins, with a unique focus on the interplay between stream flows and sediment transport. Addressing a number of basic topics related to the hydraulics of natural waterways, it above all emphasizes applicative aspects in order to provide the reader with a solid grasp of river engineering. The first chapter explores many of the fixed base hydraulic topics that are normally neglected in traditional texts, namely the effects on motion produced by the vegetation and macroroughnesses that characterize many mountain streams. The remaining chapters are devoted entirely to hydraulics with mobile riverbeds and put particular emphasis on inhomogeneous river channels. The book's approach goes beyond classical treatments, so as to not only introduce readers to the fundamentals of mobile riverbeds, but also enable today's river engineers to successfully design and maintain natural riverbeds.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319680996 20180521
ProQuest Ebook Central Access limited to 3 simultaneous users
Book
1 online resource. Digital: text file; PDF.
  • An Overview of Project and Its Environmental Issues.- Review of the TGP Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA).- Eco-Environmental Protection and Monitoring of the Famous Dams in the World.- Structure of the TGP Eco-Environmental Monitoring System.- Sub-Systems of the TGP Eco-Environment Monitoring System.- TGP Eco-Environmental Monitoring Information System.- TGP Ecological & Environmental Impact Monitoring Achievements before Impoundment.- Ecological and Environmental Monitoring after Reservoir Impoundment.- TGP Eco-Environmental Protection Measures.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783662553008 20180319
This is the first English book talking about the Three Gorges Project Eco-Environmental Monitoring System (TGPEEMS). It presents lessons learned in construction of large dam projects at home and abroad in this field, identifies existing problems before suggesting a scientific improvement plan. and, most importantly, it studies modification of the TGPEEMS to adapt it to the changing situation after the impoundment of the reservoir, and provides an essential overview of measures and progress in the ecological and environmental protection for the ongoing project. As such, it offers a valuable reference guide for both researchers and environmental decision-makers.Prof. Zhenli Huang works at the National Research Center for Sustainable Hydropower Research, China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research. Prof. Bingfang Wu works at the Institute of Remote Sensing Applications, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783662553008 20180319
Book
260 pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm
  • Geleitwort
  • Hinweise zur geschlechtergerechten Formulierung und Datenqualität
  • Einführung
  • Stimmungsbilder : ein Kanal auf Werbetour
  • Was macht den Kanal aussergewöhnlich? : Vergleiche und Alleinstellungsmerkmale
  • Kanal-Datenblatt
  • Geschichte, Technik, Betrieb und Infrastruktur des Kanals
  • Planungs- und Baugeschichte
  • Betriebsgeschichte
  • -- Kanalbauten, Technik, Frachtbetrieb, Transportgüter, Ökonomie
  • Projektierte Kanalabschnitte : Pöttsching : Ödenburg : Laibach : Kohlen-Bergbau im inpro des Kanals
  • Vorbilder : die englischen Narrow Canals : the Seven Wonders of the Waterways
  • Die P.e.r.l.e.n.k.e.t.t.e der Anrainer-Städte und Gemeinden des ehemals schiffbaren Wasserweges
  • Ehemaliger Kanalabschnitt zwischen Wienfluss und Linienwall, Landstrasse Wien 3
  • Ehemaliger Kanalabschnitt zwischen dem Linienwall und dem Liesingbach : Simmering Wien 11., Unterlaa Wien 10., Favoriten
  • Rannersdorf, Lanzendorf, Maria Lanzendorf, Leopoldsdorf
  • Achau, Biedermannsdorf
  • Laxenburg
  • Guntramsdorf
  • Gumpoldskirchen
  • Traiskirchen, Möllersdorf
  • Pfäffstatten
  • Traiskirchen, Tribuswinkel einschliesslich Leesdorf, Baden
  • Baden
  • Bad Vöslau
  • Kottingbrunn
  • Leobersdorf, Schönau an der Triesting
  • Sollenau, Ebenfurth, Eggendorf
  • Wiener Neustadt
  • Lichtenwörth einschliesslich der Kanaleinspeisung über die Neudörfler Rigole
  • "Auf einen Blick" : Liste der historischen Brücken, Kilometerübersicht der Kanalabschnitte
  • Die speisenden Flüsse des Wiener Neustädter Kanals : und ein Streifzug zu Anrainergemeinden mit Bezug zum Wiener Neustädter Kanal
  • Flüsse, die den Kanal kreuzen
  • Schwemmkanäle und Holztriften im Einzugsbereich des Kanals : die "Erben" der Schwemm-Compagnie
  • Der "Commercial-Canale" in der zeitgenössischen Literatur
  • "Spazierfahrt von Wien bis Neustadt zur Besichtigung des neuen Kanales"
  • Was kostet ein Kilometer schiffbarer Kanal?
  • "Wasserfahrt von Neustadt bis Wien auf dem Commercial-Canale"
  • Die Zukunft des Wiener Neustädter Kanals : als Industriedenkmal und Tourismusattraktion
  • Kuriosa am Kanal
  • Das literarische Motto
  • Anhang : Literatur und Quellennachweise.
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Book
xi, 292 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
  • Introduction
  • The language of the river
  • River of change
  • Trouble the water
  • Blessing and curse
  • The other side of the flood
  • Yet trouble came
  • The real crisis
  • The warning
  • Preparing for uncertainty
  • Awaiting the project flood.
Beyond Control reveals the Mississippi as a waterway of change, unnaturally confined by ever-larger levees and control structures. During the greatflood of 1973, the current scoured a hole beneath the main structure near Baton Rouge and enlarged a pre-existing football-field-size crater. That night the Mississippi River nearly changed its course for a shorter and steeper path to the sea. Such a map-changing reconfiguration of the country's largest river would bear national significance aswell as disastrous consequences for New Orleans and towns like Morgan City, at the mouth of the Atchafalaya River. Since 1973, the US Army Corps of Engineers Control Complex at Old River has kept the Mississippi from jumping out of its historic channel and plunging through the Atchafalaya Basin to the Gulf of Mexico. Beyond Control traces the history of this phenomenon, beginning with a major channel shift around 3,000 years ago. By the time European colonists began to explore the Lower Mississippi Valley, a unique confluence of waterways had formed where the Red River joined the Mississippi, and the Atchafalaya River flowed out into the Atchafalaya Basin. A series of human alterations to this potentially volatile web of rivers, starting with a bend cutoff in 1831 by Captain Henry Miller Shreve, set the forces in motion for the Mississippi's move into the Atchafalaya Basin. Told against the backdrop of the Lower Mississippi River's impending diversion, the book's chapters chronicle historic floods, rising flood crests, a changing strategy for flood protection, and competing interests in the management of the Old River outlet. Beyond Control is both a history and a close look at an inexorable, living process happening now in the twenty-first century.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781496811134 20170605
Green Library
Video
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COWBOYS, INDIANS and LAWYERS follows the fortunes of two enemy camps as they struggle over the fate of the free-flowing Animas River in Colorado. A dam project called ALP was authorized by Congress over 30 years ago to help white farmers irrigate desert lands, but has never been built. The filmmaker, a former New Yorker, becomes obsessed with ALP as she learns the dam is tied to massive development plans including coal mines, power plants, and housing developments. With the Southern Ute Indian tribe recruited as a key promoter, Sage Remington--a radical Southern Ute activist--pits himself against his own tribal government and their politically connected lawyer, Sam Maynes. While Sam's friendship with the tribal chairman helps solidify the tribe's alliance with developers, Sage finds allies in a ragtag group of white environmentalists.
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xv, 466 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 24 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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1 online resource (350 p.) : ill. (some col.)
"Modern design of berm breakwaters began about thirty years ago. However, to date, there has been a lack of a well-established, formal design methodology on berm breakwaters. The authors Dr Jentsje van der Meer and Sigurdur Sigurdarson combine over 40 years of collective experience working with breakwaters to put forward a design framework in Design and Construction of Berm Breakwaters; covering the science and design practices of berm breakwater structures. The original design consisted of mass armoured berms that reshaped into statically stable S-shaped slopes. The design was adopted in Iceland and eventually led to a development with more stable structures by using available rock sizes, large rock, and more rock gradings than just "small rock (core)" and "large rock (berm)". This more stable and only partly reshaping structure is called the Icelandic-type berm breakwater. Written for researchers and practitioners, the volume consists of chapters on geometrical designs of the berm breakwater cross-section, including berm reshaping and wave overtopping, quarry and project management, as well as blasting and sorting techniques, designs for various wave conditions and available rock classes, and case studies of already constructed berm breakwaters."--Publisher's website.
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xvii, 252 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • The nexus between global and local governance
  • Grassroots global governance : theory and process
  • Ecuadorian watershed management reform in context
  • Phase 1 : national network activation
  • Local legacies of national network activation
  • Phase 2 : why local integrated watershed management campaigns endure
  • Local experimentation in Tungurahua
  • Phase 3 : global impacts of local experiments
  • Conclusion : rethinking global governance
  • Methodological appendix.
When international agreements fail to solve global problems like climate change, transnational networks attempt to address them by implementing global ideaspolicies and best practices negotiated at the global levellocally around the world. Grassroots Global Governance not only explains why some efforts succeed and others fail, but also why the process of implementing global ideas locally causes these ideas to evolve. Drawing on nodal governance theory, the book shows how transnational actors success in putting global ideas into practice depends on the framing and network capacity-building strategies they use to activate networks of grassroots actors influential in local social and policy arenas. Grassroots actors neither accept nor reject global ideas as presented by outsiders. Instead, they negotiate whether and how to adapt them to fit local conditions. This contestation produces experimentation, and results in unique institutional applications of global ideas infused with local norms and practices. Grassroots actors ultimately guide this process due to their unique ability to provide the pressure needed to push the process forward. Experiments that endure are perceived as successful, empowering those actors involved to activate transnational networks to scale up and diffuse innovative local governance models globally. These models carry local norms and practices to the international level where they challenge existing global approaches and stimulate new global governance institutions. By guiding the way global ideas evolve through local experimentation, grassroots actors reshape international actors thinking, discourse, organizing, and the strategies they pursue globally. This makes them grassroots global governors. To demonstrate this, the book compares transnational efforts to implement local Integrated Watershed Management programs across Ecuador and shows how local experiments altered the global debate regarding sustainable development and stimulated a new global movement dedicated to changing the way sustainable development is practiced. In doing so, the book reveals the grassroots level as not merely the object of global governance, but rather a terrain where global governance is constructed.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780190625733 20170130
Green Library
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xviii, 1074 pages : illustrations ; [ca. 23-29] cm
  • Classical Hydrogeology. History of Groundwater. Geological Occurrence of Groundwater. Field Methods for Groundwater Evaluation. Elementary Groundwater Flow and Transport. Two and Three Dimensional Groundwater Flow. Groundwater Modeling. Groundwater Contaminants. Flow and Transport in Fractured Media. Groundwater Monitoring. Well Design and Construction. Well Hydraulics and Aquifer Tests. Classical Vadose Zone Modeling. Soil Properties and Movement in the Unsaturated Zone. Infiltration. Contaminant Transport in the Unsaturated Zone. Preferential Flow. Data Acquisition and Analysis (Geophysics, etc.). Hydrogeological Characterization. Geophysicial and Tracer Characterization. Geostatistics. Hydraulic Tomography. GIS and Groundwater. Subsurface Heterogeneity/Uncertainty Quantification/Mode Validation. MADE Site and Heterogeneity. Saturated Transport Under Certainty. Risk Assessment. Optimization Under Certainty. Model Validation. Advanced Modeling Techniques and Topics. Fractal Concepts. Anomalous Transport. Mixing. Multiscale Models of Flow and Transport. Scaling. Flow and Transport in Swelling Clays. Karstic Flows. Surface/Groundwater Interactions. Sea Water Intrusion. Application Areas. CO2 Sequestration. Sustainable Groundwater Development. Global Warming and Groundwater. Ecohydrology. Biodegradation. Landfills. Remediation. Mining and Groundwater Protection. Fracking.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781498703048 20171218
This new edition adds several new chapters and is thoroughly updated to include data on new topics such as hydraulic fracturing, CO2 sequestration, sustainable groundwater management, and more. Providing a complete treatment of the theory and practice of groundwater engineering, this new handbook also presents a current and detailed review of how to model the flow of water and the transport of contaminants both in the unsaturated and saturated zones, covers the protection of groundwater, and the remediation of contaminated groundwater.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781498703048 20171218
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xiii, 377 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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xviii, 395 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Satellite Remote Sensing Observations. Satellite Remote Sensing for Global Precipitation Monitoring. Diurnal Variability of Precipitation in West Africa Monsoon Region. ET Mapping Utilizing Remote Sensing Data. Soil Moisture Estimation Using Active and Passive Remote Sensing Techniques. Remote Sensing Streamflow Estimation via AMSR-E and TMI. Remote Sensing for Surface and Ground Water Observation. Total Water Storage Observed by GRACE. Modeling and Data Assimilation. The Coupled Routing and Excess Storage (CREST) Distributed Hydrological Mode. AMMAS Land Surface Model Intercomparison over West Africa. Multi-Sensor Imaging and Space-Ground Cross-Validation for 2010 Flood along Indus River, Pakistan. Hydroclimatology of Lake Victoria Region Using Hydrologic Model and Satellite Remote Sensing Data. Microwave Satellite Data for Hydrologic Modeling in an Ungauged Basin in Africa. Assimilating the Passive Microwave Streamflow Signals for Improving the Hydrological Predictions in Okavango River Basin, Africa. Statistical and Hydrologic Evaluation of Satellite Precipitation Products for Mountainous Basin. Capacity Building. Real Time Operation Hydrological Monitoring and Forecasting System for Local Decision Makers. Satellite Remote Sensing Drought Monitoring and Predictions Over the Globe. Capacity Building Efforts in Hydrological Modeling for Africa - Workshops about CREST Mode. Capacity Building for Pakistan Hydrometeorologic Hazards. Cloud-Based Cyber-Infrastructure for Disaster Monitoring sand Mitigation Mobile Device Apps for Empowering Citizen Scientists.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781498726672 20171218
Environmental remote sensing plays a critical role in observing key hydrological components such as precipitation, soil moisture, evapotranspiration and total water storage on a global scale. As water security is one of the most critical issues in the world, satellite remote sensing techniques are of particular importance for emerging regions which have inadequate in-situ gauge observations. This book reviews multiple remote sensing observations, the application of remote sensing in hydrological modeling, data assimilation and hydrological capacity building in emerging regions.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781498726672 20171218