Principles of Water Resources: History, Development, Management, and Policy

SEEK Updated
10/12/2015
Resource Types: 
Book/Magazine
Higher Education
Curriculum
Course/Workshop
Abstract: 

Principles of Water Resources has been written with the non-technical student in mind. The text integrates a wide variety of water resources topics all under one cover, and breaks down complex topics into short, understandable, and interesting explanations. This book is ideally suited for undergraduate and graduate-level water resources courses found in departments of geography, earth sciences, biology, geology, watershed science, natural resources management, environmental studies, wildlife management, soils, biology, fisheries & wildlife, and law.

Table of Contents:
Chapter 1: Historical Perspective Of Water Use And Development.
Chapter 2: The Hydrologic Cycle, Climate, And Weather.
Chapter 3: Surface Water Hydrology.
Chapter 4: Groundwater Hydrology.
Chapter 5: Water Quality.
Chapter 6: Municipal And Irrigation Water Development.
Chapter 7: Dams.
Chapter 8: Water Allocation Law.
Chapter 9: Federal Water Agencies.
Chapter 10: Local, Regional, State, And Multistate Water Management Agencies.
Chapter 11: Drinking Water And Wastewater Treatment.
Chapter 12: Water, Fish, And Wildlife.
Chapter 13: The Economics Of Water.
Chapter 14: Water Use Conflicts.
Chapter 15: Emerging Water Issues.
Appendix.
Photo And Illustration Credits.
Glossary.
Index.

Instructors and students may also request an eTextbook copy of Principles of Water Resources.

Author: 
Thomas V. Cech, University of Northern Colorado
Topic Areas: 
Water
Wetlands
Environmental Studies
Natural Sciences
Target Audience: 
Higher Education
Teachers
Grades 10-12
Geographic Location: 
All Minnesota
Outside Minnesota
Pages/Length: 
480
Fee: 
Yes
Cost: 
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Library loan: 
No
Is training required?: 
No
Seasonal: 
No
Contact(s) or order information.: 

Wiley, or other bookseller.