Mountain Rivers Revisited Ellen E. Wohl

ISBN: 9781299687257

Published: by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Water Resources Monograph Series, Volume 19.

What are the forms and processes characteristic of mountain rivers and how do we know them? Mountain Rivers Revisited, an expanded and updated version of the earlier volume Mountain Rivers, answers these questions and more. Here is the only comprehensive synthesis of current knowledge about mountain rivers available. While continuing to focus on physical process and form in mountain rivers, the text also addresses the influences of tectonics, climate, and land use on rivers, as well as water chemistry, hyporheic exchange, and riparian and aquatic ecology. With its numerous illustrations and references, hydrologists, geomorphologists, civil and environmental engineers, ecologists, resource planners, and their students will find this book an essential resource.Ellen Wohl received her Ph.D. in geology in 1988 from the University of Arizona. Since then, she has worked primarily on mountain and bedrock rivers in diverse environments. Less

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Discusses river processes such as erosion, sediment transport, and river classification systems. I read this book for a class.



Cons: Reads more like a novel than a text. Difficult to retain information.

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Mountain Rivers Revisited  by  Ellen E. Wohl

Mountain Rivers Revisited by Ellen E. Wohl
by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Water Resources Monograph Series, Volume 19.

What are the forms and processes characteristic of mountain rivers and how do we know them? Mountain Rivers Revisited, an expanded and updated version of the earlier volume Mountain Rivers, answers these questions and more. Here is the only comprehensive synthesis of current knowledge about mountain rivers available. While continuing to focus on physical process and form in mountain rivers, the text also addresses the influences of tectonics, climate, and land use on rivers, as well as water chemistry, hyporheic exchange, and riparian and aquatic ecology. With its numerous illustrations and references, hydrologists, geomorphologists, civil and environmental engineers, ecologists, resource planners, and their students will find this book an essential resource.Ellen Wohl received her Ph.D. in geology in 1988 from the University of Arizona. Since then, she has worked primarily on mountain and bedrock rivers in diverse environments. Less

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Kurt

rated itit was ok
over 7 years ago

Discusses river processes such as erosion, sediment transport, and river classification systems. I read this book for a class.



Cons: Reads more like a novel than a text. Difficult to retain information.

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Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Water Resources Monograph Series, Volume 19.What are the forms and processes characteristic of mountain rivers and how do we know them? Mountain Rivers Revisited, an expanded and updatedMorePublished by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Water Resources Monograph Series, Volume 19.What are the forms and processes characteristic of mountain rivers and how do we know them?

Mountain Rivers Revisited, an expanded and updated version of the earlier volume Mountain Rivers, answers these questions and more. Here is the only comprehensive synthesis of current knowledge about mountain rivers available. While continuing to focus on physical process and form in mountain rivers, the text also addresses the influences of tectonics, climate, and land use on rivers, as well as water chemistry, hyporheic exchange, and riparian and aquatic ecology.

With its numerous illustrations and references, hydrologists, geomorphologists, civil and environmental engineers, ecologists, resource planners, and their students will find this book an essential resource.Ellen Wohl received her Ph.D. in geology in 1988 from the University of Arizona. Since then, she has worked primarily on mountain and bedrock rivers in diverse environments.



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