Gravel Bed Rivers

Author: Michael Church
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470688908
Size: 18.72 MB
Format: PDF
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Gravel-Bed Rivers: Processes, Tools, Environments presents a definitive review of current knowledge of gravel-bed rivers, derived from the 7th International Gravel-bed Rivers Workshop, the 5-yearly meeting of the world’s leading authorities in the field. Each chapter in the book has been specifically commissioned to represent areas in which recent progress has been made in the field. The topics covered also represent a coherent progression through the principal areas of the subject (hydraulics; sediment transport; river morphology; tools and methods; applications of science). Definitive review of the current knowledge of gravel-bed rivers Coverage of both fundamental and applied topics Edited by leading academics with contributions from key researchers Thoroughly edited for quality and consistency to provide coherent and logical progression through the principal areas of the subject. Gravel-Bed Rivers: Processes, Tools, Environments provides an up-to-date report of the state of the field and serves as an essential resource for river engineers and ecologists, geomorphologists, river managers and advanced students in these fields.

Tracers In The Oil Field

Author: B. Zemel
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0080543146
Size: 18.34 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book is concerned with the application of tracers to a wide variety of oil field operations. It provides the necessary nuclear concepts and techniques which are basic to oil field tracer applications. Laboratory and field techniques are explained and illustrated as are the associated regulatory and safety aspects. Within the book, each area of oil field use is considered separately and specific applications of tracers discussed and relevant literature reviewed. The use of non-radioactive tracers is pointed out wherever it is applicable. Due to the nature of this competitive industry, much research is poorly documented, thus Tracers in the Oil Field aims to make the technology more available to current users in the oil field.

Isotope Tracers In Catchment Hydrology

Author: C. Kendall
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080929156
Size: 17.16 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book represents a new "earth systems" approach to catchments that encompasses the physical and biogeochemical interactions that control the hydrology and biogeochemistry of the system. The text provides a comprehensive treatment of the fundamentals of catchment hydrology, principles of isotope geochemistry, and the isotope variability in the hydrologic cycle -- but the main focus of the book is on case studies in isotope hydrology and isotope geochemistry that explore the applications of isotope techniques for investigating modern environmental problems. Isotope Tracers in Catchment Hydrology is the first synthesis of physical hydrology and isotope geochemistry with catchment focus, and is a valuable reference for professionals and students alike in the fields of hydrology, hydrochemistry, and environmental science. This important interdisciplinary text provides extensive guidelines for the application of isotope techniques for all investigatores facing the challenge of protecting precious water, soil, and ecological resources from the ever-increasing problems associated with population growth and environmental change, including those from urban development and agricultural land uses.

Tracer Hydrology 97

Author: A. Kranjc
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9054108754
Size: 14.78 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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This collection of papers addresses a number of topics in hydrology tracing techniques including: protection of natural resources against pollution; the use of natural and artificial tracers to help to assess contaminant transport in surface waters; and aquifer parameters and modelling.

Handbook Of Occupational Dermatology

Author: L. Kanerva
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783662076774
Size: 19.10 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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A highly practical approach to occupational dermatoses combined with the skill and experience of specialists in clinical and experimental dermatology. Great care is taken throughout to provide the information urgently needed for daily patient management, with concise tables, algorithms, and figures on how to optimise the diagnostic procedure for high-quality patient care and expert opinion. This handbook provides the relevant job descriptions, job-specific diagnostic algorithms and a detailed description of allergens and irritants such that readers can master even difficult and unusual problems in occupational dermatology.