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Martin Hendriks is Associate Professor of Physical Hydrology at Utrecht University, where he teaches hydrology and physical geography at all levels, and co-ordinates their MSc programme in Physical Geography and Hydrology.
Table of Contents
|Welcome to the book||p. xi|
|Table of SI units||p. xvii|
|Figure acknowledgements||p. xix|
|Major water types||p. 1|
|The hydrological cycle||p. 3|
|Drainage basin hydrological processes||p. 6|
|The water balance||p. 9|
|Atmospheric water||p. 14|
|Cloud formation||p. 14|
|Generation of precipitation||p. 20|
|Precipitation types||p. 21|
|Measuring precipitation||p. 27|
|Areal precipitation||p. 30|
|Evaporation types and measurement||p. 32|
|Estimating evaporation: Penman-Monteith||p. 34|
|Drilling a hole …||p. 51|
|Bernoulli to the aid||p. 52|
|Effective infiltration velocity and infiltration rate||p. 58|
|The soil as a wet sponge||p. 61|
|Brothers in science: Darcy and Ohm||p. 62|
|Refracting the water||p. 77|
|Keep it simple and confined||p. 80|
|Continuity and its consequences||p. 85|
|Going Dutch||p. 92|
|Flow nets||p. 96|
|Groundwater flow regimes and systems||p. 99|
|Fresh and saline: Ghijben Herzberg||p. 104|
|Groundwater hydraulics||p. 106|
|Soil water||p. 141|
|Negative water pressures||p. 142|
|Determining the total potential||p. 146|
|The soil as a dry filter paper or a wet sponge||p. 148|
|The soil moisture characteristic||p. 151|
|Drying and wetting: hysteresis||p. 160|
|Unsaturated water flow||p. 163|
|Moving up: capillary rise and evaporation||p. 167|
|Moving down: infiltration and percolation||p. 169|
|Preferential flow||p. 190|
|Surface water||p. 200|
|Bernoulli revisited||p. 202|
|Measuring stage, water velocity, and discharge||p. 225|
|Hydrograph analysis||p. 244|
|Conceptual rainfall-runoff models||p. 252|
|Variable source area hydrology||p. 263|
|Conceptual toolkit||p. 278|
|If You cannot do the maths||p. 280|
|Mathematical differentiation and integration||p. 290|
|Quick reference to some differentiation rules||p. 290|
|Mathematics toolboxes||p. 291|
|Confined aquifer: horizontal flow||p. 291|
|Unconfined aquifer: horizontal flow||p. 292|
|Leaky aquifer: inverse landscape||p. 293|
|Unconfined aquifer with recharge: canals with equal water levels||p. 296|
|Unconfined aquifer with recharge: streams with different water levels||p. 297|
|Confined aquifer: radial-symmetric flow||p. 299|
|Unconfined aquifer: radical-symmetric flow||p. 301|
|Derivation of the Richards equation||p. 303|
|Other forms of the Richards equation||p. 305|
|Open channel flow||p. 307|
|Answers to the exercise||p. 308|
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