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Acta Geophysica

, Volume 55, Issue 3, pp 344–358 | Cite as

The occurrence and movement of water

  • James C. I. Dooge
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Abstract

A review is presented of the basic scientific analysis of the behaviour of water at all scales from the molecular (10−8 m) to the catchment scale (105 m). The approach needed to make progress at the various scales is shown to be different and sometimes contradictory.

Key words

anomalous properties of water water resources management water-related disasters 

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© Institute of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • James C. I. Dooge
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for Water Resources Research University CollegeDublinUK

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