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

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  • 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...

  • Landscape Ecology and Water Managementby Mehtab Singh; R.B. Singh; M.I. Hassan

    Springer 2014; US$ 259.00

    The over-exploitation of important earth resources such as land and water has led to a number of environment-related problems the world over. At the same time, land-use change caused by various human activities has led to extinction of many plant and animal habitats and species. In this context, the relevance of biodiversity for human survival is becoming... more...

  • Integrated Assessment of Scale Impacts of Watershed Interventionby V. Ratna Reddy; Geoffrey J. Syme

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 99.95

    Integrated Assessment of Scale Impacts of Watershed Interventions is the outcome of a multi-disciplinary research team of social scientists, hydrologists (groundwater and surface water), modellers; and bio-physical scientists who have worked together over five years to develop an integrated model of the sustainability of biophysical, economic and... more...

  • Inland & Maritime Waterways & Portsby G. Willems; M. Abecasis; M. M. Catena

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Inland & Maritime Waterways & Ports: Design, Construction, and Operation covers the proceedings of the technical sessions in the 25th Permanent International Association of Navigation Congress, held in Scotland. This book is organized into two sections encompassing 10 chapters. The first section deals first with means for the protection of banks... more...

  • Lake and Reservoir Restorationby G. Dennis Cooke; Eugene B. Welch; Spencer A. Peterson

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Lake and Reservoir Restoration deals with the eutrophication process and the methods to protect, restore, and manage lakes and reservoirs. The most common in-lake techniques or procedures, plus nutrient diversion, are reviewed with regard to their scientific basis, methods of application, known effectiveness, feasibility, drawbacks, and costs. Areas... more...

  • Groundwater Resource Developmentby L Hamill; F G Bell

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Groundwater Resource Development describes the basic steps involved in the development of a groundwater resource in the search for productive aquifers. This book discusses groundwater exploration, construction and testing of water wells, water quality and pollution considerations, and groundwater management. This text is comprised of 10 chapters and... more...

  • Water Resources Systems Analysisby Mohammad Karamouz; Ferenc Szidarovszky; Banafsheh Zahraie

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 209.95

    Focusing on conflict resolution, Water Resources Systems Analysis discusses systematic approaches for the mathematical modeling of various water resources issues, helping decision-makers allocate water effectively and efficiently. Readers will gain an understanding of simulation, optimization, multi-criterion decision-making, as well as engineering... more...

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

    Wiley 2012; US$ 106.95

    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...

  • Land, Water and Developmentby Malcolm Newson

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 64.95

    This is a fully revised and expanded second edition of Malcolm Newson's acclaimed book. Exploring in greater depth the meaning of sustainability in river basin development this new edition: * highlights the rapid evolution of practical concepts since the Rio Earth Summit * features new illustrations and case studies from Australia, South Africa and... more...

  • Flood Hazard Management: British and International Perspectivesby John W Handmer

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 275.00

    In some important respects floodplain management and flood hazard research is different in Britain from that in other countries. This collection of papers from a conference provides some comparisons. It covers urban flooding, institutions and policy, land use policy, hazard response, and project appraisal and risk assessment. more...