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World Water Resources
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Water Resources Systems of the Philippines: Modeling Studies

Authors: Tabios III, Guillermo Q.

  • Exposes water resources applications to humid, tropic hydrology and archipelagic, island watersheds typified by short, steep mountain-to-coast river systems
  • Illustrates the various cases of modeling applications to surface water, groundwater and built water resources systems
  • Provides practical knowledge to the readers in how to employ similar approaches for their studies and researches
  • A unique book on Philippines' water resources systems
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eBook 83,29 €
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  • Due: December 26, 2019
  • ISBN 978-3-030-25401-8
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Hardcover 135,19 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-25400-1
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About this book

This book presents a number of modeling studies of various water resources systems in the humid tropics and the typical short, steep mountain-to-coast systems in the archipelagic setting of the Philippines. Covering natural and rural systems, urban watersheds and built systems, such as reservoirs and flood control systems, it discusses modeling studies based on pure simulation and combined optimization-simulation. The book offers insights into real-world water resources modeling, and as such is a valuable resource for academics and practitioners in the Philippines, as well as those in other Asian regions with similar water resources systems, and similar issues, problems and concerns.

About the authors

Dr. Guillermo Q. Tabios III is a Professor at the Institute of Civil Engineering (ICE) and Research Fellow of the National Hydraulic Research Center (NHRC) at the University of the Philippines, Diliman (UPD). He teaches and conducts research in stochastic and computational hydrology, hydraulics and water resources engineering. He obtained his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA in 1984 and his B.S. and M.S. in Agricultural Engineering major in Land and Water Resources Engineering from the University of the Philippines, Los Banos in 1977 and 1979, respectively. Prior to joining UPD, he was a Research Associate in the Hydrology and Water Resources Program at Colorado State University (1985–1987) and was a Research Faculty of the Hydraulic and Coastal Engineering Group at the Department Civil Engineering, University of California, Berkeley (1987–1996). He is an Academician of the National Academy of Science and Technology of the Philippines and a member of the American Geophysical Union and International Association of Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research. He was Chairman of ICE (2004–2007), Director of NHRC (2008–2015), member of the Board of Directors of Philippine National Water Resources Board (2008–2015) and Chairperson (2015–2017) of the RSC, UNESCO-IHP of Asia-Pacific Region.

Buy this book

eBook 83,29 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • The eBook version of this title will be available soon
  • Due: December 26, 2019
  • ISBN 978-3-030-25401-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format:
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Hardcover 135,19 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • Due: December 26, 2019
  • ISBN 978-3-030-25400-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Water Resources Systems of the Philippines: Modeling Studies
Authors
Series Title
World Water Resources
Series Volume
4
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-25401-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-25401-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-25400-1
Series ISSN
2509-7385
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 336
Number of Illustrations
50 illustrations in colour
Topics