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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95
As a vital human need, water has been absolutely critical to decisions as to where cities originate, how much they grow and the standard of living of the inhabitants. The relationship is complex however; we need both continual availability and protection from its potential impacts. Over recent decades flooding and scarcity episodes have become commonplace... more...
- Gabler Verlag 2010; US$ 55.96
Wasser stellt für Zentralasien eine räumlich und zeitlich sehr divergent verfügbare Ressource dar. In diesem Tagungsband zeigen deutsche und zentralasiatische Experten die daraus entstehenden Probleme, Konfliktpotenziale und Herausforderungen auf. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 126.87
One of the Springer volumes commemorating the International Year of Planet Earth, this book covers central issues related to groundwater, such as pollution and falling water tables, and assesses the state of the art in groundwater science and exploration. more...
- 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$750 billion a year by 2030 and over... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 109.00 US$ 94.47
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...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 137.44
Highlighting the environmental management challenges existing in highlands and headwater, this volume calls for a practical approach with integrated management solutions. Among the topics discussed are climate change, vegetal cover and sub-surface hydrology. more...
- Springer London 2012; US$ 137.44
This book shows how an understanding of system dynamics is crucial to good performance and how that performance can be improved across a plant?s operating range by using predictive control. It explains how different controllers can be applied. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 137.44
The warming climate will cause the drying up of the water resources in semi-arid and arid regions. This book proposes investment in the development of new water resources and changing the natural environments while educating the local populations. more...
- 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...
- Springer New York 2012; US$ 105.72
Using specific examples, this book reviews the challenges of providing clean water to a growing world population. Discusses new technologies for treating and reusing waste waters, and innovative monitoring approaches for assessing water quality risks. more...