• WordNet 3.6
    • n hydrology the branch of geology that studies water on the earth and in the atmosphere: its distribution and uses and conservation
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Hydrology The science of water, its properties, phenomena, and distribution over the earth's surface.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hydrology The science of water, its properties, phenomena, and laws, its distribution over the earth's surface, etc.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Hydrology hī-drol′o-ji the science which treats of water
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Hydro-, 1 + -logy,: cf. F. hydrologie,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. hydōr, water, logia, a discourse.


In literature:

The writer was evidently in total ignorance of the laws of hydrology.
"Bible Romances" by George W. Foote
Patterson parked his car and walked quickly to Snow Hydrology.
"The Thirst Quenchers" by Rick Raphael

In news:

Hydrologic drought to be long-term issue.
A hydrologic drought could persist for years.
Hydrologic session in Mammoth June 19.
The Long Valley Hydrologic Advisory Committee will hold a meeting on hydrologic monitoring June 19 in Mammoth Lakes.
Hydrologic cycle highlights importance of rain.
Find out what in Go Hydrology .
And while his primary expertise is in the areas of water resource engineering and hydrology -- he's also the director of his school's interdisciplinary program in water systems and science.
A team of University of Wyoming researchers will use the new NCAR supercomputer near Cheyenne to map the hydrology of the Colorado river basin.
Accumulated rainfall forecast into Sunday morning from NOAA Hydrological forecasters.
Sediment and bacterial mats spew into the deep ocean as a hydrologic monitoring station is serviced at the Juan de Fuca Ridge.
Hawaii could be in for a climate future with less rainfall and drier conditions as temperatures continue to increase globally, according to a University of Hawaii climate and hydrology expert.
Tri-Tech Holding Inc (Nasdaq: TRIT) has secured contracts for flash flood early warning and small river hydrologic monitoring projects in five provinces in China.
Colorado's Niobrara oil and gas boom has been made possible through the use of horizontal well drilling and hydrologic fracturing which consume significant amounts of water.
Eddy Sanchez, director of Guatemala's National Institute of Seismology, Vulcanology and Hydrology, urged residents to avoid returning to buildings and homes with structural damage from the last quake.
WATERSHED DOWN – Hydrology's a hot topic here in Hawaii, so the Pacific Whale Foundation's hosting a talk titled "Everything Flows Into the Ocean," part of their ongoing Making Waves Lecture Program.

In science:

Kaufman, E. (2001). Statistical Analysis of Extrme Values, From Insurance, Finance, Hydrology and Other Fields, Extended 2nd Edition, Birkhauser.
Infinite Divisibility and Max-Infinite Divisibility with Random Sample Size
The second application concerns tomographic images of soil samples in hydrology surveys.
Information geometric neighbourhoods of randomness and geometry of the McKay bivariate gamma 3-manifold
The asymptotic theory of EVS, which found applications for instance in physics , hydrology , seismology and finance , is also part of the important results of probability theory.
Generalised extreme value statistics and sum of correlated variables
From Insurance, Finance, Hydrology and Other Fields.
Characterizations of joint distributions, copulas, information, dependence and decoupling, with applications to time series
Li. “A Statistical Measure of Complexity in Hydrological Systems.” J.
Defining Complexity: A Commentary to a paper by Charles H. Bennett
From insurance, finance, hydrology and other fields.
On the residual dependence index of elliptical distributions
Fractional Brownian motion has been intensively studied in recent years and, because of its interesting properties such as short/long range dependence and self-similarity, has been widely applied in many areas such as finance, hydrology and telecommunication engineering.
Regularity of Intersection Local Times of Fractional Brownian Motions
For example, applications of the fractional calculus can be found in chaotic dynamics, control theory, stochastic modeling, but also in finance, hydrology, biophysics, physics, astrophysics, cosmology and so on (, , , ).
Generalized fractional hybrid Hamilton Pontryagin equations
Obverse that many phenomena in the theory of stochastic processes, finance and hydrology are recently described through fractional evolution equations, see [6, 7, 30, 33] and the references therein.
On fractional powers of generators of fractional resolvent families
They provide flexible models for anomalous diffusion phenomena in a wide range of scientific areas including physics, finance and hydrology.
Fractal Dimensions for Continuous Time Random Walk Limits
Several authors have proposed to apply such random fields for modeling phenomena in spatial statistics, stochastic hydrology and imaging processing (see [5, 2, 8]).
Multivariate Operator-Self-Similar Random Fields
Examples of anomalous diffusion have been observed in physics, hydrology, biology, and finance, among many other fields.
Weak convergence of stochastic integrals driven by continuous-time random walks
Renn´o (1997) studied the transition towards runaway conditions (up to 330 K) with a radiative convective model with an explicit hydrological cycle, finding multiple equilibria.
The Runaway Greenhouse: implications for future climate change, geoengineering and planetary atmospheres
Statistical Analysis of Extreme Values with Applications to Insurance, Finance, Hydrology and Other Fields, 2nd ed.
Test for tail index change in stationary time series with Pareto-type marginal distribution
Tail behavior of a probability distribution plays an important role in various applications including hydrology, aerospace engineering, meteorology, insurance, and finance.
Testing for tail behavior using extreme spacings