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  • Managing Transboundary Waters of Latin Americaby Asit K. Biswas

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    Definitive analyses of transboundary water management in Latin America are conspicuous by their absence. The situation is a little better for rivers compared to groundwater resources. Transboundary water management in Latin America has been evolving in a somewhat different manner compared to other continents. The book includes eight authoritative... more...

  • The Ozone Layerby Asit K. Biswas

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    The Ozone Layer contains the proceedings of the Meeting of Experts on the Ozone Layer, organized by the United Nations Environment Programme and held in Washington, DC, on March 1-9, 1977. The papers review all aspects of the ozone layer, including the potential impact of stratospheric pollution and a reduction in the ozone layer on mankind, and encompass... more...

  • Impacts of Megaconferences on the Water Sectorby Asit K. Biswas; Cecilia Tortajada

    Springer 2009; US$ 209.00

    Since the late 1990s, megaconferences in the water-related sectors have become regular occurrences. One in Mexico City, in March 2006, is estimated to have cost a total of $205 million, and had over 19,000 participants. This study assesses the impacts of such megaconferences, programs and projects at global, regional and national levels. more...

  • Water Pricing and Public-Private Partnershipby Asit K. Biswas; Cecilia Tortajada

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95

    There is no question that water pricing and public-private partnership can improve water management practices in the future. However, this concept is neither the cure-all many proponents argue, nor the disaster its opponents forecast. Providing a comprehensive and objective assessment of what does and does not work, where, why and under what circumstances,... more...

  • Asian Perspectives on Water Policyby Cecilia Tortajada; Asit K. Biswas

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    Asian countries are not homogenous. They are in different stages of social and economic development, with cultural conditions and institutional and legal frameworks varying from one country to another. Therefore, how water can be successfully managed differs from one country to another. The book provides authoritative analyses of how water is being... more...

  • Improving Water Policy and Governanceby Cecilia Tortajada; Asit K. Biswas

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    Old forms of governance in both public and private sectors are becoming increasingly irrelevant because of rapidly changing conditions. Because of these changes, both governance processes and the scope of the institutions through which power is exercised throughout society may have to undergo a radical break with the past and prevailing models of... more...

  • Integrated Rural Energy Planningby Yehia Elmahgary; Asit K. Biswas

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Integrated Rural Energy Planning presents a series of case studies and guidelines for developing integrated rural energy centers, particularly in the Third World. This text highlights technical cooperation and information flow between developing countries. This book consists of 11 chapters and begins with a brief overview of the impact of rural development... more...

  • Erosion and Environmentby Milo? Holư; Asit K. Biswas; Margaret R. Biswas

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Erosion and Environment focuses on the disturbance of the natural soil cover that exposes the soil surface to the action of erosion agents such as the destructive effects of water and wind. The topics discussed in this book include the effects of erosion on the national economy; classification of erosion; mechanism of erosion processes; theory of... more...

  • Renewable Resources in Our Futureby Alden D. Hinckley; Asit K. Biswas; Margaret R. Biswas

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Renewable Resources in Our Future is a collection of illustrated papers that discusses various renewable energy sources. The opening chapter discusses the concepts involved in relying solely on renewable energy, including the advantages and disadvantages. The succeeding chapters cover various renewable resources, such as solar, water, and soil. The... more...

  • Water Institutionsby Chennat Gopalakrishnan; Cecilia Tortajada; Asit K. Biswas

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 209.00

    This study is a major first attempt to address the many issues associated with the institutional innovation in water resource management comprehensively and in depth. It is a global survey and assessment of the structure, evolution, and performance of water institutions in regional, national, and international settings. It includes: an analysis and... more...