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By C. Garcia,R. J. Batalla

Maria Sala brought experimental and field-based experiences on soil and fluvial procedures in Spain in the course of the overdue Nineteen Seventies and early Nineteen Eighties. study in this wide subject has grown remarkably all over the world on the grounds that then. This name exhibits a few of these advances and files the newest examine, even if with a particularity: it offers distinct therapy to investigate on Mediterranean weather areas, an ever-present factor in Maria Sala's study occupation. It comprises the most recent learn on slope and river techniques with a different emphasis on rivers and catchments with a Mediterranean weather. Papers conceal a gamut of issues describing examine and utilized stories, usually in Spain, but in addition in Israel, the united states, Canada, the united kingdom and New Zealand.

The booklet examines average and anthropogenic techniques working in drainage basins and contains insurance of present experimental and fieldwork investigations on soil erosion, river and catchment hydrology, suspended sediment shipping and bedload dynamics in gravel-bed rivers, and present-day prognosis and destiny key-paths for catchment and river management.

* Examines the common and anthropogenic techniques working in drainage basins and river channels, and covers present investigations on strategy Geomorphology and Catchment Hydrology, together with administration issues
* issues lined contain soil erosion, catchment hydrology, suspended sediment shipping, bedload dynamics in gravel-bed rivers, and sediment yield
* Emphasis is at the Mediterranean region

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