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Water Resource Management | Mātai Whakahaere Wai: Books

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Waterways Subject Areas

Call Number


GB651-2998 Hydrology.  Water
GB980-2998 Ground and surface waters
GB980-992 Watersheds.  Runoff.  Drainage
GB1001-1199.8 Groundwater.  Hydrogeology
GB1201-1598 Rivers.  Stream measurements
GB1601-2398 Lakes.  Limnology.  Ponds.  Lagoons
GB2401-2598 Ice.  Glaciers.  Ice sheets.  Sea ice
GB2601-2798 Snow.  Snow surveys
GB2801-2998 Hydrometeorology
QH 540-549.5 Ecology
QL1-991 Zoology
QL1-355 General. Including geographical distribution
QL360-599.82 Invertebrates
QL461-599.82 Insects
QL605-739.8 Chordates.    Vertebrates
QL614-639.8 Fishes
QL640-669.3 Reptiles and amphibians
QL671-699 Birds
TC1-978 Hydraulic engineering
TC160-181 Technical hydraulics
TC183-201 General preliminary operations. Dredging. Submarine building
TC203-380 Harbors and coast protective works. Coastal engineering. Lighthouses
TC401-506 River, lake, and water-supply engineering (General)
TC530-537 River protective works. Regulation. Flood control
TC540-558 Dams. Barrages
TC601-791 Canals and inland navigation. Waterways
TC801-978 Irrigation engineering. Reclamation of wasteland. Drainage
TD1-1066 Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
TD159-168 Municipal engineering
TD169-171.8 Environmental protection
TD172-193.5 Environmental pollution
TD194-195 Environmental effects of industries and plants
TD201-500 Water supply for domestic and industrial purposes
TD419-428 Water pollution
TD429.5-480.7 Water purification. Water treatment and conditioning. Saline water conversion
TD481-493 Water distribution systems