Fractal River Basins: Chance and Self-Organization by Ignacio Rodríguez-IturbeFractal River Basins: Chance and Self-Organization by Ignacio Rodríguez-Iturbe

Fractal River Basins: Chance and Self-Organization

byIgnacio Rodríguez-Iturbe, Andrea Rinaldo

Paperback | August 27, 2001

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This volume considers river basins and drainage networks in the light of their scaling and multi-scaling properties, and the dynamics responsible for their development.
Title:Fractal River Basins: Chance and Self-OrganizationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:564 pages, 9.96 × 7.99 × 1.34 inPublished:August 27, 2001Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521004055

ISBN - 13:9780521004053


Table of Contents

1. A view of river basins; 2. Fractal characteristics of river basins; 3. Multifractal characteristics of river basins; 4. Optimal channel networks: minimum energy and fractal structures; 5. Self-organized fractal river networks; 6. On landscape self-organization; 7. Geomorphological hydrologic response; 8. References.

Editorial Reviews

"...rigorous and engaging...However one looks at the subject, Fractal River Basins is an important book...Geomorphologists and physicists alike will find the book thought-provoking, and I highly recommend this stimulating work." Nature