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- CRC Press 2011; US$ 167.95
Groundwater is an indispensable resource in many parts of the world, where it supports domestic water supply, irrigated agriculture and industry. Its increased, and often intensive, use during the last half century has created problems and raised concerns regarding the potential depletion of local aquifers, water quality degradation and various geologic... more...
- World Bank Publications 1905; US$ 19.99
Agriculture is one of the most climate-sensitive of all economic sectors. In many countries, such as the fourexamined in Looking Beyond the Horizon, the risks of climate change are an immediate and fundamentalproblem because the majority of the rural population depends either directly or indirectly on agriculture forits livelihood.The risks of climate... more...
- Wiley 2003; US$ 170.00
A thorough analysis of public policy and the Clean Water Act's effect on water quality in the U.S. Using water quality data and historical records from the past 60 years, this book presents the measured impact of the 1972 Clean Water Act on domestic waterways-ecologically, politically, and economically. Municipal Wastewater Treatment supports the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1997; US$ 75.95
A concise treatment of water-resource economics. Based upon political economy perspectives, it draws upon a range of case-studies - Third- World, developed world, and former communist countries - to cover many issues. There is guidance on more...
- Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 108.95
Principles of Soil and Plant Water Relations combines biology and physics to show how water moves through the soil-plant-atmosphere continuum. This text explores the instrumentation and the methods used to measure the status of water in soil and plants. The basic methods of tensiometry, pyschrometry, stomatal porometry, as well as newer methods of... more...
- Penguin Group US 2004; US$ 14.95
An investigative journalist explores our world on the brink of running out of usable water. Less than .0008 percent of the total water on Earth is fit for human consumption, but global consumption of fresh water is doubling every twenty years. Water has become perhaps our most precious commodity-a life-sustaining but increasingly rare and privatized... more...
- New Press, The 2009; US$ 16.95
In a book hailed by Publishers Weekly as a ?passionate plea for access to water activism,? Blue Covenant addresses an environmental crisis that?together with global warming?poses one of the gravest threats to our survival. How did the world?s most vital resource become imperiled? And what must we do to pull back from the brink? In ?stark... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 1,595.00
Water quality and management are of great significance globally, as the demand for clean, potable water far exceeds the availability. Water science research brings together the natural and applied sciences, engineering, chemistry, law and policy, and economics, and the Treatise on Water Science seeks to unite these areas through contributions from... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95
The right to clean water has been adopted by the United Nations as a basic human right. Yet how such universal calls for a right to water are understood, negotiated, experienced and struggled over remain key challenges. The Right to Water elucidates how universal calls for rights articulate with local historical geographical contexts, governance,... more...