This volume considers river basins and drainage networks in the light of their scaling and multi-scaling properties, and the dynamics responsible for their development.Read more
- New paperback of a highly respected graduate textbook: excellent reviews
- For the first time provides a theoretical basis for the arrangement of river basins
- Written by two of the leading experts in the field, with an engaging style
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"...rigorous and engaging...However one looks at the subject, Fractal River Basins is an important book...Geomorphologists and physicists alike will find the book thought-provoking, and I highly recommend this stimulating work." Nature
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- Date Published: August 2001
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9780521004053
- length: 570 pages
- dimensions: 251 x 196 x 33 mm
- weight: 1.13kg
- contains: 347 b/w illus. 7 colour illus.
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
1. A view of river basins
2. Fractal characteristics of river basins
3. Multifractal characteristics of river basins
4. Optimal channel networks: minimum energy and fractal structures
5. Self-organized fractal river networks
6. On landscape self-organization
7. Geomorphological hydrologic response
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