Authored by: Michael C. Quick

Encyclopedia of Environmental Science and Engineering

Print publication date:  June  2012
Online publication date:  June  2012

Print ISBN: 9781439804421
eBook ISBN: 9780203757659
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Hydrology is concerned with all phases of the transport of water between the atmosphere, the land surface and subsurface, and the oceans. Hydrology encompasses many complex processes, a number of which are only imperfectly understood. This entry takes the practical approach of problem-solving and the data required to make adequate evaluations of given problems.

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