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- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
How can we build the institutions that will promote the cooperation needed to meet our intertwined environmental and economic needs? Efforts to meet these twin goals in New York City?s watershed collaborations offer some guidance. The experience provides lessons in addressing scattered sources of pollution, encouraging environmentally compatible economic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 100.00
In the past businesses have viewed water as a minimal operational cost and not a strategic issue. However, water has now emerged as a critical issue for both corporations and the public sector in response to increased water demand, climatic risks and potentially negative impacts on brand value.This innovative book provides up to date information on... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00
How are the economic values of water accounted for in policy and project appraisal? This important new book aims to give an overview of the state-of-the-art in Cost?Benefit Analysis (CBA) in water resources management throughout Europe and North America, along with an examination of current applications. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00
Presents a tool for water management - water resource accounting - which significantly advances the economic analysis of water. Based on the UN's handbook for environmental accounting, this book describes the implementation and policy application of water accounts in three African countries, and discusses how they have been used by water managers. more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 15.98
The wilderness is much closer than you think. Passed through, negotiated, unnamed, unacknowledged: the edgelands - those familiar yet ignored spaces which are neither city nor countryside - have become the great wild places on our doorsteps. In the same way the Romantic writers taught us to look at hills, lakes and rivers, poets Paul Farley and... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00
This book presents a detailed picture of the evolutionary processes at work in water markets with a particular focus on theory and practice in Australia. Policymakers are striving to strike a balance between the pros and cons of a property rights/market based approach to the allocation of water resources, as opposed to an approach that centres on government... more...
- CRC Press 2010; US$ 87.95
Water scarcity is increasing all over the world because of growing population and increasing demands. Countries with limited water resources are urgently in need of a new approach toward water management by shifting from the "use and dispose" approach to the "use, treat, and reuse" approach. This book proposes a framework for the sustainable management... more...
- Springer US 2006; US$ 239.00
Most of the books published previously in the field of water resource eco nomics focus on particular aspects of water economics such as institutions, pricing or water markets, but none of them have given particular attention to methodological questions. However, the applied methodology within economic research has made some remarkable advances over... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 169.00
The first comprehensive presentation of methods and algorithms used in basin modeling, this text provides geoscientists and geophysicists with an in-depth view of the underlying theory and includes advanced topics such as probabilistic risk assessment methods. more...