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A comprehensive overview of interaction of the major hydrological and meteorological processes in mountain areas ie Cryosphere and Climatic Change, Snow Melt and Soil Water, Run-off and Floods, Water fluxes and Water Balance, Hydro-meteorological Coupling and Modelling. Each section will review recent research in the field and illustrate key interactions with case studies from mountainous regions in Europe, The Americas and Central Asia.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
A comprehensive overview of interaction of the major hydrological and meteorological processes in mountain areas ie Cryosphere and Climatic Change, Snow Melt and Soil Water, Run-off and Floods, Water fluxes and Water Balance, Hydro-meteorological Coupling and Modelling. Each section will review recent research in the field and illustrate key interactions with case studies from mountainous regions in Europe, The Americas and Central Asia.

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  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: John Wiley & Sons
  • Seitenzahl: 338
  • Erscheinungstermin: 5. August 2005
  • Englisch
  • ISBN-13: 9780470858233
  • Artikelnr.: 37299582
Inhaltsangabe
List of Contributors. Introduction: Climate and Hydrology of Mountain Areas (Carmen de Jong
David Collins
Roberto Ranzi
Roger Barry
George Leavesley
Bachhi etc.). 1 Alpine Climate Change and Cryospheric Responses: An Introduction (Roger C. Barry). SNOW AND ICE MELT. 2 Use of Positive Degree-Day Methods for calculating snow and ice melt and discharge in glaciarized basins in the Langtang valley
central Nepal (R. B. Kayastha
Y. Ageta and K. Fujita). 3 Surface energy balance of high altitude glaciers in the central Andes: the effect of snow penitents (Javier Corripio and Ross Purves). 4 Using subgrid parameterisation and a forest canopy climate model for improving forecasts of snowmelt runoff (Ulrich Strasser and Pierre Etchevers). 5 Assessment of snow-covered areas using air temperatures during melt in a mountainous basin (Pratap Singh and Lars Bengtsson). SOIL WATER AND PERMAFROST. 6 Permafrost monitoring in high mountain areas using a coupled geophysical and meteorological approach (Christian Hauck
Daniel Vonder Mühll and Martin Hoelzle). 7 Effects of frozen soil on the groundwater recharge in alpine areas (Daniel Bayard
Manfred Stähli). 8 Water balance in surface soil: analytical solutions of flow equations and measurements in the Alpine Toce valley (M. Menziani
S. Pugnaghi
S. Vincenzi
R. Santangelo). 9 Saturated hydraulic conductivity and water retention relationships for Alpine mountain soils (S. Barontini
A. Clerici
R. Ranzi and B. Bacchi). EVAPORTRANSPIRATION AND WATER BALANCE. 10 Water balance modeling with fuzzy parameterizations: application to an Alpine catchment (G. Eder
H.P. Nachtnebel and M. Sivapalan). 11 Water relations of Old Growth Douglas Fir Stands (Link
T.
G. Flerchinger and D. Marks). 12 Comparison of evapotranspiration and condensation measurements between the giant mountains and the alps (Carmen de Jong
Marco Mundelius and Krzysztof Migala). 13 Hydrology and ecology of mountain basins in central Norway (J. Löffler and O. Rößler). COUPLING METEOROLOGY AND HYDROLOGY. 14 Runoff and Floods in the Alps: An Overview (B. Bacchi and V. Villi). 15 The use of Coupled Meteorological and Hydrological Models for Flash Flood Simulation (Charles A. Lin
Lei Wen
Diane Chaumont and Michel Béland). 16 Operational weather radar assessment of convective precipitation as an input to flood modelling in mountainous basins (Stefan Uhlenbrook and Dörthe Tetzlaft). 17 Geomorphological Zoning: An improvement to coupling alpine hydrology and meteorology? (Carmen de Jong
Peter Ergenzinger
Martin Borufka
Arne Köcher and Martin Dresen). CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACT AND MOUNTAIN HYDROLOGY. 18 The influence of glacier retreat on water yield from high mountain areas: comparison of Alps and Central Asia (Wilfried Hagg and Ludwig Braun). 19 Snowmelt under different temperature increase scenarios in the Swiss Alps (Franziska Keller and Stéphane Goyette). 20 Climate Variability
Water Resources
and Hydrologic Extremes - Modelling the Water and Energy Budgets (Osman Yildiz and Ana Barros).
Rezensionen
"This volume should provide a useful guide to those interested in learning more about climate and hydrology in mountains." (Mountain Media, February 2006)
" ... professional academics and postgraduate students...will find this book appealing and useful." (South African Geographical Journal, September 2006)