hydrology hydrology

Definition(s):

  • (n) the branch of geology that studies water on the earth and in the atmosphere: its distribution and uses and conservation

Usage(s):

  1. The panel also had to consider troubling new hydrology reports that say the amount of water available in the river has been overestimated by as much as 17%.
  2. But the investigation's main emphasis will be on the hydrology of the area and the possibility of restoring the ancient Khmer water system.

News

  1. Opening of Bonnet Carré Spillway provides insight into use of river sediments

    By Alisha Renfro, Coastal Scientist, National Wildlife Federation In 2011, high water levels in the Mississippi River prompted the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to open the Bonnet Carré Spillway in order to reduce pressure against the river levees and safely shunt the flood waters past nearby communities. In a recent study published in the Journal of Hydrology ( Vol. 477, pg. 104-118 ), a group ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Environmental Defense Fund

  2. Audubon to host talk on nation's river systems

    RYE — The N.H. Audubon Seacoast Chapter will host the talk "Rediscovering Rivers," by Tom Ballestero, Ph.D, of the University of New Hampshire Department of Civil Engineering Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering Section, on Wednesday, June 12.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Portsmouth Herald

  3. 43,000 Colorado water history documents digitized in CSU online archives

    Whether it's oral histories from the 1976 Big Thompson Flood, historical Northern Colorado snow hydrology data, or nearly anything else related to water here, Colorado State University may have it in its new digitized water history archives.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Fort Collins Coloradoan

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