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Applied Hydrometeorology

Rakhecha, Pukhraj, Singh, Vijay P.

Jointly published with Capital Publishing Company

2009, XIV, 350 p. 120 illus.

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  • Material is presented in a logical and coherent manner
  • Includes worked examples for each chapter
  • Provides novel techniques for rainfall analysis
  • Focuses on impact of floods and droughts
  • Addresses tropical storms and hurricanes

This book "Applied Hydrometeorology" is intended to serve as a text for senior undergraduate or beginning undergraduate courses in hydrometeorology, and will also be of value to practicing engineers and hydrologists engaged in the planning, design, development, and management of water resources. The subject matter has been developed in a logical and coherent manner and covers a wide spectrum of topics and provides a discussion of significant developments. Also emphasis is placed on the applied aspects of hydro meteorological research and practice worldwide.  Numerous worked examples are provided in each chapter to enable the user to gain comprehension and understanding of the subject of hydrometeorology.

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This book will be of interest to senior undergraduates and graduates in meteorology, hydrology and hydrometeorology. It will also be valuable book for practicing engineers and hydrologists engaged in the planning, development and management of water resources.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Floods - Hurricanes - Meteorology - Precipitation - Rain - Rainfall analysis - Storm - Tropical storms - Water resources - Weather - temperature

Related subjects » Atmospheric Sciences - Hydrogeology - Hydrology and Water Resources - Meteorology - Pollution and Remediation

Table of contents 

The Atmosphere.- Atmospheric Processes.- Radiation and Temperature.- Weather Systems for Precipitation.- Weather and Precipitation in India.- Tropical Storms and Hurricanes.- Greatest Point and Areal Rainfalls.- Precipitation and Its Measurement.- Design Storm Estimation.- Statistical Analysis of Precipitation.- Foreshadowing Precipitation.- Evaporation.- Droughts.- Floods.

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Distribution rights for India: Capital Publishing Company

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