Hydrology and the Management of Watersheds, Fourth Edition

  • 11h 17m
  • Joseph A. Magner, Kenneth N. Brooks, Peter F. Ffolliott
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2013

Hydrology and the Management of Watersheds has been a classroom staple since the publication of the first edition. The 4th edition has been fully revised and updated, adding new features that allow for students to explore the field beyond the book, while still providing broad coverage of the fundamentals of hydrology and application of those concepts in the management of watersheds.

The new edition updates basic the basic concepts that provide a strong foundation in the field of hydrology. Coverage has been synthesized with a renewed focus on integrated watershed management reflecting the evolving view of the field for today’s students and professionals. New web links have been provided to allow students to more thoroughly explore the world of hydrology and watershed management outside of the book. Valuable chapter summaries and learning points are also included to help reinforce key concepts to the reader.

This careful revision ensures that Hydrology and the Management of Watersheds, 4th Edition will continue to provide students and stakeholders with essential, practical information in the key concepts of hydrology and watershed management.

About the Authors

Kenneth N. Brooks is Professor Emeritus of Forest Hydrology in the Department of Forest Resources at the University of Minnesota.

Peter F. Ffolliott is Professor Emeritus of Watershed Management in the School of Natural Resources and the Environment at the University of Arizona.

Joseph A. Magner is a Research Professor in the Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering at the University of Minnesota.

In this Book

  • Definition of Terms
  • Introduction
  • Hydrologic Cycle and the Water Budget
  • Precipitation
  • Evaporation, Interception, and Transpiration
  • Infiltration, Pathways of Water Flow, and Recharge
  • Streamflow Measurement and Analysis
  • Groundwater and Groundwater–Surface Water Exchange
  • Soil Erosion Processes and Control
  • Sediment Supply, Transport, and Yield
  • Fluvial Processes and Implications for Stream Management
  • Water-Quality Characteristics
  • Managing Wildland Watersheds
  • Managing Riparian Communities and Wetlands
  • Watershed Management Issues
  • Socioeconomic Considerations in Integrated Watershed Management
  • Tools and Emerging Technologies
  • Color Section