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

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  • Flood Risk Management in Europeby Selina Begum; Marcel J.F. Stive; Jim W. Hall

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 99.00

    In recent years major floods have occurred across Europe causing serious damages and huge financial implications. Flood risk and vulnerability is increasing with increased frequency of occurrence of extreme events due to climate change, changes in land-use, encroachment into floodplains and increasing economic value of assets and businesses. Human... more...

  • Ganga-Brahmaputra-Meghna Watersby Mahesh Chandra Chaturvedi

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 154.95

    Once a prosperous region, the Ganga-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) river basin?inhabited by about a tenth of the world?s population?is currently one of the poorest. Large-scale socioeconomic development is urgently needed to ensure the sustainability of the region, and the management of water resources is a crucial part of this. Ganga-Brahmaputra-Meghna... more...

  • Geographic Information Systems in Water Resources Engineeringby Lynn E. Johnson

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 159.95

    State-of-the-art GIS spatial data management and analysis tools are revolutionizing the field of water resource engineering. Familiarity with these technologies is now a prerequisite for success in engineers? and planners? efforts to create a reliable infrastructure. GIS in Water Resource Engineering presents a review of the concepts and applications... more...

  • Green Infrastructure Financeby Aldo Baietti; Andrey Shlyakhtenko; Roberto La Rocca

    World Bank Publications 2012; US$ 24.99

    Increasing concerns over the effects of climate change have heightened the importance of accelerating investments in green growth. The International Energy Agency, for example, estimates that to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 50 percent by 2050, global investments in the energy sector alone will need to total US$750 billion a year by 2030 and over... more...

  • Hydro-Environmental Analysisby James L. Martin

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 154.95

    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...

  • Hydrology and the Management of Watershedsby Kenneth N. Brooks; Peter F. Ffolliott; Joseph A. Magner

    Wiley 2012; US$ 105.00

    This new edition is a major revision of the popular introductory reference on hydrology and watershed management principles, methods, and applications. The book's content and scope have been improved and condensed, with updated chapters on the management of forest, woodland, rangeland, agricultural urban, and mixed land use watersheds. Case studies... more...

  • Information Needs for Water Managementby Jos G. Timmerman

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 124.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • Integrated River Basin Managementby Xiangzheng Deng; Yi Wang; Feng Wu; Tao Zhang; Zhihui Li

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 54.99

    Establishing multi-scale optimal water allocation modes which takes the enhancement of utilization efficiency as core is a research hotspot for the international water resources management of river basins. This book aims to introduce how to compile the first set of county-level IO tables involving resources and environment accounts with integrated... more...

  • Integrated River Basin Management through Decentralizationby Karin Kemper; William Blomquist; Ariel Dinar

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 209.00

    Drawing upon a worldwide survey of river basin organizations and in-depth studies of eight river basins in a variety of locations around the globe, this book examines how institutional arrangements for managing water resources at the river-basin level have been designed and implemented, what the impetus for these arrangements has been, and what institutional... more...