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- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
Global change possesses serious challenges for water managers and scientists. In mountain areas, where water supplies for half of the world population originate, climate and hydrologic models are still subject to considerable uncertainty. And yet, critical decisions have to be taken to ensure adequate and safe water supplies to billions of people,... more...
- 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...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 120.00
Delves into the complex scientific underpinning of sustainable watershed analysis and management more...
- Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 260.00
This book is divided into four parts. The first part, Preliminaries, begins by introducing the basic theme of the book. It provides an overview of the current status of water resources utilization, the likely scenario of future demands, and advantages and disadvantages of systems techniques. An understanding of how the hydrological data are measured... more...
- Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 165.00
Many countries in the world have made great efforts, to remedy the water shortage, by providing financial and technical backing, for water desalination, treatment of wastewater and improved management and conservation techniques. Water ministries, universities and research centres have supported scientific research, and applied the most recent technologies,... more...
- CABI 2007; US$ 70.00
Land and water management is especially critical as the use of upstream watersheds can drastically affect large numbers of people living in downstream watersheds. This work examines the institutional and technical context for managing watersheds and river basins, including the involvement of both the public and private sectors. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 216.95
River restoration projects are designed to recreate functionalcharacteristics within a context of physical stability. They tendto focus on the development and application of geomorphicprinciples for river restoration design. Due to different modelsobtaining different results on the same problem, incomplete orabsent data, and climatic/social/cultural... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 79.95
Brings together 26 articles on technical, socio-economic, environmental and policy aspects of flood risk management. These articles contribute to the five sections with the general themes: flood risk management practice, flood events and impacts, flood analysis and modelling; flood forecasting; and flood management policy. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 154.95
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...