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- OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 42.00
This report sets out the challenge for freshwater in a changing climate and provides policy guidance on how to navigate this new "waterscape". It highlights the range of expected changes in the water cycle and the challenge of making practical, on-site adaptation decisions for water. It offers policymakers a risk-based approach to better... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 21.95 US$ 19.02
Vom Denken der Technik oder wie Technik und Kultur die Welt ver?ndern Wie eng Geistes- und Naturwissenschaften zusammenh?ngen, zeigt Karl Wilhelm B?ddeker. In seiner geschichtlichen Betrachtung fokussiert sich B?ddeker nicht auf allseits bekannte Beispiele wie die industrielle Revolution, sondern widmet sich vor allem auch brennenden und ungel?sten... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 46.66
This book addresses both conventional and non-conventional values of water, discussing the value of water as it relates to conventional microeconomics, water's true utility and government regulation, and new and current practices in water management more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 100.95 US$ 87.49
This book presents the basics of the non-invasive geophysical method for groundwater investigation, called Magnetic Resonance Sounding (MRS) or Surface Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (SNMR), and its practical application to the problems of groundwater localization and aquifer characterization. The method is based on the nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR)... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 155.00 US$ 134.33
The presence of water on Earth is discussed in this book using various theories about its origin as a basis. These theories include a massive degassing of the primitive parent bodies that built our planet as well as a late addition from comets that collided with the Earth’s surface. The extraordinary physico-chemical properties of the water molecules,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95
Only 3 per cent of the world's water is freshwater and about one third of that is inaccessible. The rest is very unevenly distributed, parts of Canada and the Amazon, for example are both more than amply suppied. Terrible and permanent water stress can be seen, among other places, in the drylands of Africa caused not just by drought, but by poverty... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.00
Modern society too often views water as a convenient vehicle for disposing of waste ? and the results are becoming increasingly apparent. Analysis of freshwater supplies frequently reveals disturbing levels of pollution, including human waste, heavy metals and synthetic chemicals, to the detriment of our health, and the health of entire ecosystems.The... more...
- The Spinney Press 2014; US$ 18.15
The management of river systems and water usage has enormous impacts on Australias economy, environment and way of life. This book focuses on the current state of Australias water resources in relation to water management, availability and quality. Water Resources and Rights also explains recently introduced national water regulation reforms... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
It is becoming increasingly recognized that for the optimal sustainable development and use of natural resources, an integrated approach to water management, agriculture, food security and energy is required. This "nexus" is now the focus of major attention by researchers, policy-makers and practitioners. In this book, the authors show how these... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 49.50 US$ 42.90
Designed to accompany the new Open University course in Environmental Monitoring and Protection, this is one of four new titles which will equip the reader with the tools to undertake Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs). Used in planning, decision-making and management, EIAs review both the theoretical principles and environmental considerations... more...