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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 verandern Wie eng Geistes- und Naturwissenschaften zusammenhangen, zeigt Karl Wilhelm Boddeker. In seiner geschichtlichen Betrachtung fokussiert sich Boddeker nicht auf allseits bekannte Beispiele wie die industrielle Revolution, sondern widmet sich vor allem auch brennenden und ungelosten... 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$ 128.00 US$ 110.93
This reference source on water efficiency in buildings provides comprehensive and up-to-date information. Both multi-disciplinary and practical, it signposts current knowledge, innovation, expertise and evidence on an important subject which is high in the resource management debate. Water Efficiency in Buildings: a review of theory and practice... 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...
- World Health Organization 2011; US$ 42.00
Extreme weather events including floods and droughts are increasing in frequency and intensity. They affect the operation of water-supply drainage and sewerage infrastructure and the functioning of wastewater treatment plants thereby affecting the protection of public health. Parties to the Protocol on Water and Health reviewed experience and good... more...
- World Health Organization 2013; US$ 24.00
The provision of safe acceptable and sufficient drinking-water is a crucial prerequisite for human well-being. Small-scale water supplies are the backbone of water supply in rural areas in the entire pan-European region. Yet experience shows that they find such provision a challenge for administrative managerial operational and resourcing reasons.... 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...