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News Climate and the Hydrological Cycle

Edited by

  • Marc Bierkens Utrecht University, The Netherlands
  • Han Dolman Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Peter Troch University of Arizona, USA

This new book of self-contained chapters by specialists in hydrology and climate science, fills the need of
graduate/postgraduate courses in climate, hydrology and hydroclimatology, for a text linking the disciplines,
and will be of use to scientists and engineers interested in the water cycle, weather prediction and climate change.

IAHS Special Publication 8 (October 2008) ISBN 978-1-901502-54-1
Paperback; 344 + xvi pages Full price £50.00 Members’ price £37.50
Sponsored by:
CONTENTS: 1. The Role of the Hydrological Cycle in the climate System 2. Evaporation 3. Physics of Evaporation
and Atmospheric Boundary Layers Over Land 4. Precipitation Physics and Rainfall Observation 5. Land Surface Hydrology 6. Land Surface Schemes and Climate Models 7. Arctic and Snow Hydrology 8. Dynamics of Glaciers, Ice Sheets and Global Sea Level 9. Feedback Mechanisms: Precipitation and Soil Moisture 10. Feedback Mechanisms: Land Use, Hydrology and Carbon 11. Palaeohydrology: An Introduction 12. Groundwater Palaeohydrology 13. Global Warming and the Acceleration of the Hydrological Cycle 14. Climate Change and Hydrological Impact Studies 15. Remote Sensing for Hydrological Studies

Contact information Order from: Jill Gash, IAHS Press, CEH Wallingford, Oxfordshire OX10 8BB, UK (email:
News type Inbrief
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Source of information IAHS (International Association of Hydrological Sciences)
Keyword(s) Climate, Hydrological Cycle
Geographical coverage International
News date 03/12/2008
Working language(s) ENGLISH