"Natural Resources Engineering" examines the physics and engineering aspects of soil and water-quality preservation. The topics include a quantitative overview of the hydrologic cycle, upland erosion and water quality, stream channel design, hydraulics of common management structures, ponds and embankments, drainage and irrigation, and stream and lake quality issues. This practical text and reference covers a diverse range of topics in the forefront of natural resources engineering. It stresses fundamentals, building on traditional agricultural engineering soil and water teachings. It contains chapter learning goals to help structure student study. It provides useful Internet addresses for current information and practical tips. It helps students and practicing professionals prepare environmentally friendly solutions for clients engaging in agricultural production and related commercial activities.
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(261mm x 187mm x 33mm)
Iowa State University Press
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Author Biography - Prof Ernest Tollner
Ernest W. Tollner is professor of Biological and Agricultural Engineering at the University of Georgia, Athens. His teaching and research interests include management of runoff and nonpoint source pollution in agriculture and urban settings.