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Hillslope Hydrology

Hillslope Hydrology

M. J. Kirkby

ISBN: 978-0-471-99510-4

Jan 1991

389 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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A complete guide to the behavior of water on graded land

Hillslope Hydrology provides a comprehensive introduction to the behavior of water on a slope. Describing the fates of precipitation, the mechanics of runoff, and the calculations involved in assessment, this book clarifies the complex interplay of soils, sediment, subsurface flow, overland flow, saturation, erosion, and more. An ideal resource for graduate students of Earth science, environmental science, civil engineering, architecture, landscape management, and related fields, this informative guide provides the essential information needed to work effectively with graded land or predict outcomes of precipitation.