Methods for water balance computations : an international guide for research and practice / edited by A. A. Sokolov and T. G. Chapman
- Studies and reports in hydrology ; 17
- THE WATER BALANCE EQUATION: General form of the water balance equation -- Other forms of the water balance equation -- Special features of the water balance equation for different time intervals -- Special features of the water balance equation for water bodies of different dimensions -- Closing of the water balance equation -- Units for the components of the water balance equations -- METHODS OF COMPUTATION OF THE MAIN WATER BALANCE COMPONENTS: Basic data -- Precipitation -- River runoff -- Evaporation -- Variations of water storage in river basins -- vARIABILITY OF THE MAIN WATER BALANCE COMPONENTS AND ACCURACY OF THEIR ESTIMATION: Variability of main water balance components -- Estimation of the accuracy of measurement and computation of water balance components -- WATER BALANCE OF WATER BODIES: River basins -- Lakes and reservoirs -- Swamps -- Ground-water basins -- Mountain glacier basins, mountain glaciers and ice shields -- Inland seas -- REGIONAL WATER BALANCES: Water balance of countries -- Water balance of continents -- WATER BALANCE OF THE ATMOSPHERE: Main water balance equations -- Water balance equation for the atmosphere-soil system -- Development of the water balance equation for the atmosphere -- Estimation of the terms of the equation for the atmosphere-soil system -- ESTIMATION OF THE RATE OF WATER CIRCULATION.
- "A contribution to the International hydrological decade."
- Bibliography Note:
- Bibliography: pages 118-127.
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