Making hydrological measurements in the field is an essential part of water resources planning and management. This book is an introduction to thepractical skills and knowledge required to take measurements and to manage data collection programmes. The author draws on 30 years of experience of working in tropical countries, based with the Institute of Hydrology at Wallingford, UK. After describing the general principles of working with observers, teams and road vehicles in the remote areas of tropical countries (and how to avoid some of the pitfalls) the author discusses in detail various methods of measuring rainfall, streamflow and evaporation.
- Publisher: Intermediate Technology Publications
- ISBN-10: 1853394270
- ISBN-13: 978-1853394270
- Dewey Decimal: 551.480
- ECHO Library: 551.480 GUN