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Selected Papers from the 4th Dubrovnik Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and EnvironmentEmerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00
This e-book consists of seven selected papers which were presented during the 4th Dubrovnik Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment, held in Dubrovnik from 2 to 7th June 2007, and co-organized by the University of Zagreb and Instituto Superior Téchnico from Lisbon. The selected papers cover the following topics:... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 49.95
Water is our planet’s most precious resource. It is required by every living thing, yet a huge proportion of the world’s population struggles to access clean water daily. Agriculture, aquaculture, industry, and energy all depend on it - yet its provision and safety engender widespread conflict; battles likely to intensify as threats to... more...
- 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...
- RAND Corporation 2008; US$ 9.95
Evaluating the cost-effectiveness of water-efficiency programs can be difficult, because not all the benefits are easily quantified. This report presents an economic framework based on two tools from the California Urban Water Conservation Council to estimate the avoided costs and environmental benefits of an agency's efficiency programs. The report... more...
- McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc. 2012; US$ 125.00
A complete guide to the management and restoration of water in karst environments. Written by the co-chair of the Karst Commission of the International Association of Hydrogeologists, this book addresses the unique challenges related to the characterization, management, and protection of karst aquifers, which are present on all continents and numerous... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95
Bringing together case studies from countries including The Netherlands, United Kingdom, Romania, Sweden, Finland, Italy, India, Canada and the United States, the book focuses on the question of how to deal with the various sources of fragmentation in water governance by organizing meaningful connections and developing 'connective capacity'.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95
Singapore┤s journey during the past 45 years is an outstanding example that, in spite ofámultiple hardships, pragmatic policies, clear visions, long-term planning, forward-looking strategies and political will, as well as a relentless urge to improve, can result inástrong foundations for sustainable development.á This book describesáthe journey... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
The Nile provides freshwater not only for domestic and industrial use, but also for irrigated agriculture, hydropower dams and the vast fisheries resource of the lakes of Central Africa. The Nile River Basin covers the whole Nile Basin and is based on the results of three major research projects supported by the Challenge Program on Water and Food... more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 29.95
The West without Water documents the tumultuous climate of the American West over twenty millennia, with tales of past droughts and deluges and predictions about the impacts of future climate change on water resources. Looking at the region?s current water crisis from the perspective of its climate history, the authors ask the central question of... more...
- WIT Press 2013; US$ 306.00
Containing research on recent technological and scientific developments associated with the management of surface and sub-surface water, this book consists of papers presented at the Seventh International Conference on Water Resources Management,. The biennial conference, first held in 1991, is one of several water-related conferences organised by... more...