'For university libraries and many research institutions dealing with global and regional change, this reference work is indispensable … The authors who must have put an incredible amount of time and dedication into this work deserve great respect and thanks.' Jörg Matschullat, Environmental Earth Sciences
'This book is engaging. The writing style is clear, direct and informal, and the authors … take the 'global' in the title seriously - the examples are nicely balanced around the world … Anyone interested in continental- to global-scale particle and dissolved fluxes from the continents to the world ocean will benefit from having this material close at hand.' Chris Paola, Oceanography
Presents a detailed analysis of processes affecting fluvial discharge of water, sediment and dissolved solids to the ocean, covering 1534 rivers, with full quantitative data also available online. A key resource for researchers, professionals and graduate students in hydrology, oceanography, geomorphology and environmental policy. Now available in paperback with corrections.