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  • Water and Post-Conflict Peacebuildingby Erika Weinthal; Jessica J. Troell; Mikiyasu Nakayama

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 84.95

    Water is a basic human need, and despite predictions of "water wars," shared waters have proven to be the natural resource with the greatest potential for interstate cooperation and local confidence building. Indeed, water management plays a singularly important role in rebuilding trust after conflict and in preventing a return to conflict. Featuring... more...

  • Water Policy in Minnesotaby K. William Easter; Jim Perry

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00

    Minnesota has a unique role in U.S. water policy. Hydrologically, it is a state with more than 12,000 lakes, an inland sea, and the headwaters of three major river systems: the St Lawrence, the Red River of the North, and the Mississippi. Institutionally, Minnesota is also unique. All U.S. states use Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) approaches to addressing... more...

  • Key concepts in Water Resource Managementby Jonathan Lautze

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    The vocabulary and discourse of water resource management have expanded vastly in recent years to include an array of new concepts and terminology, such as water security, water productivity, virtual water and water governance. While the new conceptual lenses may generate insights that improve responses to the world?s water challenges, their practical... more...

  • Determing the Economic Value of Waterby Robert A. Young; John B. Loomis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.65

    Water provides benefits as a commodity for agriculture, industry, and households, and as a public good such as fisheries habitat, water quality and recreational use. To aid in cost-benefit analysis under conditions where market determined price signals are usually unavailable, economists have developed a range of alternative valuation methods for... more...

  • European Wood-pastures in Transitionby Tibor Hartel; Tobias Plieninger

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Wood-pastures are important elements of European cultural identity and have an exceptional ecological value, yet they are in decline all over Europe. The structure of wood-pastures is strongly influenced by grazing and multiple other land uses and by local and regional environmental conditions. This book examines the diverse expressions of wood-pastures... more...

  • The Price of Thirstby Karen Piper

    University of Minnesota Press 2014; US$ 27.00

    ?There's Money in Thirst,? reads a headline in the New York Times. The CEO of Nestlé, purveyor of bottled water, heartily agrees. It is important to give water a market value, he says in a promotional video, so ?we're all aware that it has a price.? But for those who have no access to clean water, a fifth of the world's population, the price is thirst.... more...

  • Wasserby Terje Tvedt; Andreas Brunstermann

    Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 15.83

    Die Zukunft des Wassers ist die Zukunft der Menschheit. Leben wir in einem Jahrhundert der Dürren oder der Überflutungen? Oder beides? Der Zugriff auf Wasser wird einen großen Einfluss haben auf die globalen Kräfteverhältnisse, die Umwelt und das Gleichgewicht zwischen Arm und Reich. Wasser wird über Krieg oder Frieden entscheiden und die Entwicklung... more...

  • Governance as a Trialogueby Dirk J. Roux; Marius Claassen; Johanna Hattingh

    Springer 2007; US$ 269.00

    Focusing specifically on water, this book talks about the core elements of governance, and analyses the linkages between key variables in an effort to increase our understanding of what makes governance good. It is useful for any professional tasked with the responsibility of implementing Integrated Environmental and Water Resource Management. more...

  • Fundamentals of Basin Modelingby Thomas Hantschel; I. Armin Kauerauf

    Springer 2009; US$ 169.00

    Contains a comprehensive presentation of methods and algorithms used in basin modeling. This book provides geoscientists and geophysicists with a view of the theory behind the models. It discusses heat flow analysis, chemical kinetics of petroleum generation, pressure analysis, PVT modeling and several fluid flow models. more...

  • Approaches to Private Participation in Water Servicesby PPIAF

    World Bank Publications 2005; US$ 34.99

    Approaches to Private Participation in Water Services is an informative toolkit that provides options for the design of policies to facilitate the delivery of good quality water and sanitation services to the poor. It highlights the need for tariffs, investment, stakeholder consultation, and regulatory policies to address the affordability and sustainability... more...