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

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Water Supplyby Ratnayaka; Alan C. Twort; Don D. Ratnayaka; Malcolm J. Brandt

    Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 140.00

    This new edition of a classic text has been significantly expanded to cover the most current issues and international standards are examined in-depth, with detailed coverage of WHO, European, UK and US standards, organisations and practice. Written with the postgraduate and professional water engineer in mind, this text will also be essential reading... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 262.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • River Mechanicsby Pierre Y. Julien

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 81.00

    Fundamental principles of river mechanics, with engineering analysis and design, including problems, examples, and cases. more...

  • Ecological Economics of Sustainable Watershed Managementby Jon D. Erickson

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 120.00

    Delves into the complex scientific underpinning of sustainable watershed analysis and management more...

  • Integrated Watershed Management in the Global Ecosystemby Rattan Lal

    Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 164.95

    Focusing on the technical, social, and economic issues involved in watershed management, this interdisciplinary author team focuses on bettering land use practices and the condition of soil water resources. Integrated Watershed Management in the Global Ecosystem is a volume composed from an international symposium of the world's leading experts and... more...