This authoritative book presents a comprehensive account of the essential roles of nonlinear dynamic and chaos theories in
understanding, modeling, and forecasting hydrologic systems. This is done through a systematic presentation of: (1) information
on the salient characteristics of hydrologic systems and on the existing theories for their modeling; (2) the fundamentals
of nonlinear dynamic and chaos theories, methods for chaos identification and prediction, and associated issues; (3) a review
of the applications of chaos theory in hydrology; and (4) the scope and potential directions for the future.
book bridges the divide between the deterministic and the stochastic schools in hydrology, and is well suited as a textbook
for hydrology courses.