Reservoirs pp 59-71 | Cite as

Temperature and Current Structure

  • Brian Henderson-Sellers


To the engineer, the body of water in a reservoir may appear simply to be a stored supply of water that must be collected and redistributed as and when necessary. For many purposes this macroscale view of water is sufficient: it enables the engineer to plan the distribution networks, dams, water treatment works and so on that are necessary for the efficient management of a water resource, so as to meet domestic and industrial demands.


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Suggested Reading

  1. Hutchinson, G. E., A Treatise on Limnology, Vol. 1 ( Wiley, New York, 1967 ).Google Scholar
  2. Wetzel, R. G., Limnology ( Saunders, Philadelphia, 1975 ).Google Scholar

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© Brian Henderson-Sellers 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Brian Henderson-Sellers
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  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringUniversity of SalfordUK

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