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Hydro-Environmental Analysis

Freshwater Environments, 1st Edition

By James L. Martin

CRC Press

567 pages

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Focusing on fundamental principles, Hydro-Environmental Analysis: Freshwater Environments presents in-depth information about freshwater environments and how they are influenced by regulation. It provides a holistic approach, exploring the factors that impact water quality and quantity, and the regulations, policy and management methods that are ne

Table of Contents

Rivers and Streams. Introduction. Rivers and Streams, Characteristics. Regulated Rivers. Flows and Transport in Rivers: Measurement and Analysis. Selected Water Quality Processes in Rivers and Streams. Biota of Rivers and Streams, an Introduction. Measures of the Health of Rivers and Streams. Introduction to Stream Restoration. Lakes and Reservoirs. Introduction to Lakes and Reservoirs: Geomorphology and Classification. Those Dammed Lakes. Lakes and Reservoirs, Zones and Shapes. Lakes and Reservoirs, Light and Heat. Lakes and Reservoirs: Transport and Mixing Processes. Lakes and Reservoirs: Chemical and Water Quality Kinetic Characteristics and Processes. Biota of Lakes and Reservoirs. Lakes and Reservoirs: Lake Production, Succession and Eutrophication. Lakes and Reservoirs, Restoration and Management. Dam Tailwaters. Freshwater Wetlands, an Introduction.

About the Author

James Lenial Martin is professor of civil engineering in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Mississippi State University. His degrees include a bachelor of science in wildlife science from Texas A&M, a bachelor of science in civil engineering from Texas A&M, a master of science in biology from Southwest Texas State University, and a PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Texas A&M. He has more than 30 years of experience conducting and managing water quality modeling projects and developing and applying models of hydrodynamics and water quality. He has authored/coauthored over 100 technical reports and publications.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply