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Palaeohydrology

Traces, Tracks and Trails of Extreme Events

  • Jürgen Herget
  • Alessandro Fontana
Book

Part of the Geography of the Physical Environment book series (GEOPHY)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Studies with Temporal Focus

  3. Studies with Regional Focus

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 63-63
    2. Rudolf Brázdil, Andrea Kiss, Ladislava Řezníčková, Mariano Barriendos
      Pages 65-96
    3. Helmut Brückner, Max Engel
      Pages 135-151
  4. Studies with Methodical and Technical Topics

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 229-230

About this book

Introduction

The book provides a review of the most relevant topics on the booming discipline of palaeohydrology and focuses on previous extreme events like exceptional floods and droughts. Reviews written by leading experts of their fields are combined with selected key studies and presentations on up-to-day methodical and conceptional topics as a perspective for further research. Consequently, the compilation provides an excellent review on the state of the art of numerous relevant topics of palaeohydrology and acts as unique introduction for early career scientists and scientists of different disciplines working on hydrological extreme events, both in basic research and applied aspects. 

Keywords

Palaeohydrology Palaeofloods Historic Floods Extreme Floods Fluvial Geomorphology Quaternary Sciences Extreme Droughts Extreme Floods Extreme Droughts Historic Droughts Hydrological Extremes GLOCOPH hydrological extreme event Early hydrologic systems water movement Paleohydrology

Editors and affiliations

  • Jürgen Herget
    • 1
  • Alessandro Fontana
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of GeographyUniversity of BonnBonnGermany
  2. 2.Dipartimento di GeoscienzeUniversità degli Studi di PadovaPaduaItaly

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