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River, lake, and water-supply engineering (General)

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  • Progressive Developmentby Arie S. Issar

    Springer 2010; US$ 209.00

    The book is based on the results of the investigations of the authors in the semi-arid and arid regions (ASAR) of the globe. These investigations brought to the conclusion that the warming climate will cause the drying up of the water resources in these regions. In this case the principles of Sustainable Development will not be able to avert forthcoming... more...

  • Fluvial Remote Sensing for Science and Managementby Patrice Carbonneau; Pié; Hervé gay;

    Wiley 2012; US$ 102.95

    This book offers a comprehensive overview of progress in the general area of fluvial remote sensing with a specific focus on its potential contribution to river management. The book highlights a range of challenging issues by considering a range of spatial and temporal scales with perspectives from a variety of disciplines. The book starts with an... more...

  • Hydrology, Hydraulics and Water Resources Managementby K.L. KATSIFARAKIS

    WIT Press 2012; US$ 154.00

    With population of our planet exceeding seven billion, funds for infrastructure works being limited worldwide and climate change affecting water resources, their optimal development and management is literally vital. This volume deals with application of some non-traditional optimization techniques to hydraulics, hydrology and water resources management... more...

  • Natural and Engineered Solutions for Drinking Water Suppliesby Mark S Ashton; Bradford S Gentry

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 89.95

    Illuminating opportunities to develop a more integrated approach to municipal water system design, Natural and Engineered Solutions for Drinking Water Supplies: Lessons from the Northeastern United States and Directions for Global Watershed Management explores critical factors in the decision-making processes for municipal water system delivery.... more...

  • Water Resources Management VIIby C. A. BREBBIA

    WIT Press 2013; US$ 306.00

    Containing research on recent technological and scientific developments associated with the management of surface and sub-surface water, this book consists of papers presented at the Seventh International Conference on Water Resources Management,. The biennial conference, first held in 1991, is one of several water-related conferences organised by... more...

  • Hydro-Environmental Analysisby James L. Martin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 129.95

    Focusing on fundamental principles, Hydro-Environmental Analysis: Freshwater Environments presents in-depth information about freshwater environments and how they are influenced by regulation. It provides a holistic approach, exploring the factors that impact water quality and quantity, and the regulations, policy and management methods that are... more...

  • Integrated Water Resources Management in the 21st Century: Revisiting the paradigmby Pedro Martinez-Santos; Maite M. Aldaya; M. Ramón Llamas

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 119.95

    Integrated water resources management advocates a coordinated approach for managing water resources in a way that balances social and economic needs with concern for the environment. While potentially useful, integrated water management is also controversial. Supporters believe that the multi-dimensional nature of water can only be understood and managed... more...

  • Applied Uncertainty Analysis for Flood Risk Managementby Keith Beven

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 205.00

    This volume provides an introduction for flood risk management practitioners, up-to-date methods for analysis of uncertainty and its use in risk-based decision making. It addresses decision making for both short term (real-time forecasting) and long term (flood risk planning under change) situations. It aims primarily at technical practitioners involved... more...

  • Information Needs for Water Managementby Jos G. Timmerman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    This book provides the necessary elements to determine exactly what information should be collected to make the collected information relevant for policy makers. It highlights the dissatisfaction of information users about the information they get and the reasons for this dissatisfaction. It also discusses general issues around the role and use of... more...

  • Multilevel Environmental Governanceby I. Weibust; J. Meadowcroft

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    The authors in this volume examine how multilevel governance (MLG) systems address climate change and water policy. They show how the interplay between autonomous governments at the sub-national, federal or supranational and international levels in MLG systems create unique challenges and opportunities. Both cutting greenhouse gas emissions and allocating... more...