Geography of the Physical Environment

Palaeohydrology

Traces, Tracks and Trails of Extreme Events

Editors: Herget, Jürgen, Fontana, Alessandro (Eds.)

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  • Provides a comprehensive updated review of the different topics investigated by palaeohydrology
  • Applies a multidisciplinary approach including methods from geosciences and archaeological/historical background
  • Combines general theory and description of key examples in a single book
  • Presents an ideal introduction into the topic and discipline of palaeohydrology
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The book provides a review of the most relevant topics on the booming discipline of palaeohydrology and focuses on previous extreme events like exceptional floods and droughts. Reviews written by leading experts of their fields are combined with selected key studies and presentations on up-to-day methodical and conceptional topics as a perspective for further research. Consequently, the compilation provides an excellent review on the state of the art of numerous relevant topics of palaeohydrology and acts as unique introduction for early career scientists and scientists of different disciplines working on hydrological extreme events, both in basic research and applied aspects. 

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)
  • Global Megaflood Paleohydrology

    Pages 3-28

    Baker, Victor R.

  • Flooding Northern Germany: Impacts and Magnitudes of Middle Pleistocene Glacial Lake-Outburst Floods

    Pages 29-47

    Winsemann, Jutta (et al.)

  • Outburst Flood from Möhne Reservoir in May 1943 After Aerial Bombing

    Pages 49-61

    Herget, Jürgen (et al.)

  • Droughts in Historical Times in Europe, as Derived from Documentary Evidence

    Pages 65-96

    Brázdil, Rudolf (et al.)

  • Geomorphological and Geoarchaeological Evidence of the Medieval Deluge in the Tagliamento River (NE Italy)

    Pages 97-116

    Fontana, Alessandro (et al.)

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eBook 117,69 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Palaeohydrology
Book Subtitle
Traces, Tracks and Trails of Extreme Events
Editors
  • Jürgen Herget
  • Alessandro Fontana
Series Title
Geography of the Physical Environment
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-23315-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-23315-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-23314-3
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-23317-4
Series ISSN
2366-8865
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 230
Number of Illustrations
17 b/w illustrations, 93 illustrations in colour
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