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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00
This important book employs the theory of polycentricity, a system with several centres as an analytical concept to explain the multilayered international environmental governance of river basins. It introduces a new methodological framework to deconstruct and investigate the dynamics of citizens, states and non-state actors in world politics via the... more...
- WIT Press 2011; US$ 744.00
The growth of human population combined with the irregularity in precipitation and water availability may restrict even further the access to water in certain regions of the world. This problem is made more severe by anthropogenic activities that affect the quality of the water available.The objective of the meeting was to provide an opportunity for... more...
- OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 47.00
This report diagnoses the main governance and financing challenges to private sector participation in the water supply and wastewater sector of Tunisia, and provides ways forward to address these challenges. It been developed as part of a water policy dialogue conducted by the OECD jointly with the Global Water Partnership-Mediterranean (GWP-Med)... more...
- CABI 2005; US$ 100.00
Reviews river basin management in six developed and developing countries. This book describes and applies a functional theory of river basin management, based on the idea that there is a minimum set of functions required to manage basins effectively and a set of basic conditions that enable effective management institutions to emerge. more...
- Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2011; US$ 8.92
Dieses Lehr- und Übungsbuch richtet sich an zukünftige Anwender von kommerzieller Berechnungssoftware zur Strömungsmechanik. Neben den Grundlagen liegt der Schwerpunkt auf praktischen Beispielen mit ergänzenden Hinweisen sowie dem Umgang mit kommerziellen CFD-Programmen einschließlich Rechennetzerzeugung und Auswertung. In der 2. Auflage wurde ein... more...
- IOS Press 2015; US$ 94.00
Floods and droughts have an increasing impact on societies worldwide. It is unlikely that the provision of flood protection infrastructure and reservoirs will eliminate this problem, especially as extreme events are expected to increase in probability and magnitude as a result of climate change. For this reason, the focus of water management has shifted... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 41.92
?Julia Bar untersucht die Korrelation zwischen der kooperationsverhindernden Politikformulierung der Anrainerstaaten hinsichtlich der Wassernutzung der internationalen Flusssysteme Amu Darja/Syr Darja und Tigris/Euphrat einerseits und dem existierenden regionalen Konfliktkonglomerat andererseits. Mithilfe einer qualitativ vergleichenden Analyse evaluiert... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 123.00 US$ 106.60
Water management is a key environmental issue in controlling of floods and reducing droughts. This book provides analysis of the main issues, offering solutions and describing good practice. Water Resources for the Built Environment: management issues and solutions develops an appreciation of the diverse, complex and current themes of the water... more...
- CRC Press 2002; US$ 209.95
Comprising the Proceedings of the International Workshop on State-of-the-Art Hydraulic Engineering held in Bari, Italy on 16-19 February 2004, this volume presents an in-depth investigation of the energy loss of skimming flows under a range of discharges, step and dam heights, and channel slopes. Including a wealth of information, the volume is divided... more...
- University of California Press 2004; US$ 85.00
Although better known for its sunny skies, Los Angeles suffers devastating flooding. This book explores a fascinating and little-known chapter in the city's history?the spectacular failures to control floods that occurred throughout the twentieth century. Despite the city's 114 debris dams, 5 flood control basins, and nearly 500 miles of paved river... more...