Encyclopedia of Hydrology and Water Resources
Edited R W Herschy and R W Fairbridge
Intense pressure is being exerted upon freshwater resources and a lack of adequate clean water is seen as one of the most serious global problems for the 21st Century. The encyclopedia addresses the problem of the inadequate distribution of water resources in a world where 25% of the population has no access to clean water and sanitation. The volume is a reference for hydrologists and water engineers worldwide and 114 eminent international experts have contributed to the book. It is superbly illustrated throughout and includes some 300 key topics in hydrology and water resources.
1998, 832 pp, Hardbound