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  • Waterby Jon Clift; Amanda Cuthbert

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2012; US$ 7.22

    Did you know that we use 70% more water today than we did 40 years ago? Or that about 95% of water that gets delivered to our houses goes down the drain? And that a garden hose can use almost as much water in an hour as an average family of four uses in one day? Our population is growing, our climate changing and our lifestyle demands more and more... more...

  • Transboundary Water Resources Managementby Jacques Ganoulis; Alice Aureli; Jean Fried

    Wiley 2013; US$ 170.00

    Based on an international symposium addressing a key issue in global development, this reference includes both the latest methodologies for and practical examples of effective management of transboundary water resources. Its multidisciplinary approach combines hydrology and environmental science with economic and political approaches, in line with... more...

  • Groundwater Optimization Handbookby Richard C. Peralta

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 135.95

    Existing and impending water shortages argue for improving water quantity and quality management. Groundwater Optimization Handbook: Flow, Contaminant Transport, and Conjunctive Management helps you formulate and solve groundwater optimization problems to ensure sustainable supplies of adequate quality and quantity. It shows you how to more effectively... more...

  • OECD Studies on Water Water and Climate Change Adaptationby OECD Publishing

    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...

  • Development of an Environmental Impact Assessment and Decision Support System for Seawater Desalination Plantsby Sabine Latteman

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 115.95

    Seawater desalination is a coastal-based industry. The growing number of desalination plants worldwide and the increasing size of single facilities emphasises the need for greener desalination technologies and more sustainable desalination projects. Two complementing approaches are the development and implementation of best available technology (BAT)... more...

  • Denkbar, machbar, wunschenswertby ; Karl Wilhelm ddeker

    Wiley 2013; US$ 21.95

    Vom Denken der Technik oder wie Technik und Kultur die Welt verändern Wie eng Geistes- und Naturwissenschaften zusammenhängen, zeigt Karl Wilhelm Böddeker. In seiner geschichtlichen Betrachtung fokussiert sich Böddeker nicht auf allseits bekannte Beispiele wie die industrielle Revolution, sondern widmet sich vor allem auch brennenden... more...

  • What Water Is Worthby Kira Artemis Russo; Zachary A. Smith

    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...

  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Groundwaterby Anatoly Legtchenko

    Wiley 2013; US$ 95.00

    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...

  • Water on Earthby ; Christophe cuyer

    Wiley 2013; US$ 145.00

    The presence of water on Earth is discussed in this book usingvarious theories about its origin as a basis. These theoriesinclude a massive degassing of the primitive parent bodies thatbuilt our planet as well as a late addition from comets thatcollided with the Earth’s surface. The extraordinaryphysico-chemical properties of the water molecules,... more...

  • Water Efficiency in Buildingsby Kemi Adeyeye

    Wiley 2013; US$ 120.00

    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...