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An Introduction

Coming soon in February 2023


Wilfried Brutsaert, Cornell University, New York


Wilfried Brutsaert (2022 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate) has revised and updated his classic textbook to take into account recent developments, while retaining the rigor and structure of the previous edition to introduce the fundamental principles of hydrology. New topics include the response of the global water cycle to climate change, the land surface energy budget closure, snow melt, groundwater trends and statistical surface variability with disturbed atmospheric boundary layers. Hydrologic phenomena are dealt with at the spatial and temporal scales…

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Key features

  • Emphasises the fundamental principles of hydrology, building the basis for students to go on to further research
  • Clarifies the underlying physical processes so that students can develop a thorough understanding of hydrological concepts
  • Second edition has been brought up-to-date to reflect key changes from the last two decades
  • Applies fluid mechanics to the natural environment, providing students with a solid understanding of hydrological principles within the context of real-world situations
  • Online instructor resources - including a solutions manual and digital copies of all figures - offer additional support for the classroom

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