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  • Modeling Shallow Water Flows Using the Discontinuous Galerkin Methodby Abdul A. Khan; Wencong Lai

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95

      Replacing the Traditional Physical Model Approach Computational models offer promise in improving the modeling of shallow water flows. As new techniques are considered, the process continues to change and evolve. Modeling Shallow Water Flows Using the Discontinuous Galerkin Method examines a technique that focuses on hyperbolic... more...

  • Integrated Water Resource Planningby Claudia Baldwin; Mark Hamstead

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    Integrated Water Resource Planning provides practical, evidence-based guidance on water resource planning. In a time of heightened awareness of ecosystem needs, climate change, and increasing and conflicting demands on resources, water professionals and decision-makers around the world are on a steep learning curve. This book presents an international... more...

  • Adaptation to Climate Change through Water Resources Managementby Dominic Stucker; Elena Lopez-Gunn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    The impacts of human-induced climate change are largely mediated by water, such as alterations in precipitation and glacial melt patterns, variations in river flow, increased occurrence of droughts and floods, and sea level rise in densely populated coastal areas. Such phenomena impact both urban and rural communities in developed, emerging, and developing... more...

  • Water Scarcity, Livelihoods and Food Securityby Larry W. Harrington; Myles J. Fisher

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    This volume reviews the evolution of ten years? learning and discovery about water scarcity, livelihoods, and food security within the CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food. It draws on the experiences of over 100 projects conducted in ten river basins in the developing world.  The book describes how the program?s design evolved from an emphasis... more...

  • Water for the Americas: Challenges and Opportunitiesby Alberto Garrido; Mordechai Shechter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The chapters in this volume are peer reviewed editions of the papers presented at the 7 th meeting of the Rosenberg International Forum on Water Policy which was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina on November 15-17, 2010. The theme for Forum VII was Water for the Americas: Challenges and Opportunities. This Forum was unique in examining the... more...

  • Social Entrepreneurship in the Water Sectorby R. Ziegler; L. Partzsch; J. Gebauer

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    ‘So often environmental protection is neglected in the social entrepreneurship literature, even though the environmental movement has a lot to offer in terms of empirical and theoretical developments. This book makes a hugely important contribution to filling that gap, lending weight to social innovation theory and providing a good case-study... 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...

  • OECD Studies on Water Water Governance in Jordanby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 51.00

    This report assesses the main governance and financing challenges to private sector participation (PSP) in the water supply and sanitation sector of Jordan, and provides ways forward to address them, based on international experience and OECD compendium of principles and good practices. Using the diagnostic analysis of the governance challenges to... 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...