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

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

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 179.00

    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...

  • River Restorationby Stephen Darby; David Sear

    Wiley 2008; US$ 223.95

    River restoration projects are designed to recreate functional characteristics within a context of physical stability. They tend to focus on the development and application of geomorphic principles for river restoration design. Due to different models obtaining different results on the same problem, incomplete or absent data, and climatic/social/cultural... more...

  • Land, Water and Developmentby Malcolm Newson

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 58.95

    Water is newsworthy: there is, or will be, a world water crisis. Aggravated by climate change, we are approaching the limits of human exploitation of freshwater resources, notably in growing essential food. The complexities and uncertainties associated with improving our management of fresh water take the potential remedies out of the hands of simple,... more...

  • Urban Water in Japanby Rutger de Graaf; Fransje Hooimeijer

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 125.95

    Introduction. Urban Development Versus the Water System in Tokyo. The Urban Water System in Tokyo. The Development of Modern River Management in Japan. Urban Flood Control in Japan. Urbanisation in Lowland Areas. Parallel Plan Making Approach for Urban Water Management. Operation and Maintenance of Urban Water Systems. Lessons for Delta Areas. more...

  • Flood Risk Management in Europeby Marcel J.F. Stive

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 79.95

    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...

  • Management of Transboundary Rivers and Lakesby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 269.00

    Water?s role in the nature is very fundamental. As it circulates in the atmosphere, in the rivers, lakes, soil, rock, and in the oceans, it is the major conveyer of va- ous chemical substances and of energy, and it can also be called as the blood of the ecosystems of this planet. But at the same time water is interwoven in the va- ous functions of... more...

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

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 159.95

    Introduction Overview Water Resources and GIS Water Resources Engineering Applications of GIS in Water Resources Engineering Overview of Book Introduction to Geographic Information Systems Overview GIS Basics Maps and Map Data Characteristics User Interfaces and Interaction Modes GIS System Planning and Implementation... more...

  • Computer systems and water resourcesby George Bugliarello; Fred Gunther

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 180.00

    Computer systems and water resources more...

  • Statistical Methods in Water Resourcesby D.R. Helsel; R.M. Hirsch

    Elsevier Science 1993; US$ 72.95

    Data on water quality and other environmental issues are being collected at an ever-increasing rate. In the past, however, the techniques used by scientists to interpret this data have not progressed as quickly. This is a book of modern statistical methods for analysis of practical problems in water quality and water resources. The last fifteen years... more...

  • Environmental Economics for Watershed Restorationby Hale W. Thurston; Matthew T. Heberling; Alyse Schrecongost

    CRC Press 2009; US$ 125.95

    Whether addressing pollution problems or helping protect a specific use, watershed associations are finding that the competition for funds is getting harder. While we can grasp the value of our streams for fishing or kayaking and other services, or their cultural value, or their value to an ecosystem, putting a dollar value on those benefits is not... more...