About the Author
Cristiano Poleto is a civil engineer and sedimentologist. He is Professor at Hydraulic Resources Institute (IPH) and has published seven books in Brazil. His research and teaching interests include sediments, urban watersheds, and urban hydrology. He is also project supervisor for a number of research students (graduates and postgraduates).
Susanne Charlesworth is Reader in Urban Physical Geography at Coventry University, Coventry, UK. She is Leader of a Sustainable Drainage Applied Research Group and her research interests are mainly the impacts of urbanization on the physical environment and its mitigation by sustainable means.