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Water for a Changing Global Community

Water for a Changing Global Community

Water for a Changing Global Community

Edited by Forrest M. Holly Jr.; Adnan Alsaffar


1997 / 6 vols. / 3968 pp.



 
Soft Cover - In Stock
$264.00 List / $198.00ASCE Member
Stock No. 40281 / ISBN: 9780784402818


Description
Proceedings of the 27th Congress of the International Association of Hydraulic Research, held in San Francisco, California, August 10-15, 1997. 

This collection contains papers considering many aspects of providing water in the changing global community. One section contains papers on managing water, particularly coping with scarcity and abundance. A section on environmental and coastal hydraulics focuses on protecting aquatic habitats. Another section considers groundwater as an endangered resource, and the sustainable development of energy and water supplies comprises a fourth section. Also includes are papers from the John F. Kennedy Student Paper Competition summaries of specialty seminars on these topics:

  • multidirectional waves and their interaction with structures;
  • modeling turbulent flows;
  • wind energy and windflow around structures;
  • continuing education and training;
  • management of hydraulic research; and
  • hydroinformatics for control, management, and risk assessment.

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