Complex Interfaces Under Change: Sea - River - Groundwater - Lake

C. Cudennec (Editor), M. Kravchishina (Editor), J. Lewandowski (Editor), Dan Rosbjerg, P Woodworth (Editor)

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The hydrosphere is dynamic across the major compartments of the Earth system: the atmosphere, the oceans and seas, the land surface water, and the groundwater within the strata below the two last compartments. The global geography of the hydrosphere essentially depends on thermodynamic and mechanical processes that develop within this structure. Water-related processes at the interfaces between the compartments are complex, depending both on the interface itself, and on the characteristics of the interfaced compartments.
Various aspects of global change directly or indirectly impact these interfaces and interfaced compartments and processes. Climate, sea-level, oceanographic currents and hydrological processes are all affected, while anthropogenic changes are often intense in the geographic settings corresponding to such interfaces.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherIAHS Press
Number of pages365
ISBN (Print)978-1-907161-43-8
Publication statusPublished - 2014
SeriesIAHS Publications Series (Red Books)

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