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

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

    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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 119.95

    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...

  • Blue Revolutionby Ian Calder

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95

    'Blue Revolution upturns some environmental applecarts - not for the hell of it, but so we can manage our environment better.' Fred Pearce, New Scientist This updated and revised edition of The Blue Revolution provides further evidence of the need to integrate land management decision-making into the process of integrated water resources management.... more...

  • Managing Water Resourcesby Slobodan P. Simonovic

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 81.95

    'This book bridges disciplines, previously confined to specialist journal publications, by providing a comprehensive overview of the systems analysis application to water resources. It is ideal for Masters-level courses in Water Resources Engineering where modern management techniques of optimization and modelling are highly important in the strategic... more...

  • The Gangaby Pranab Kumar Parua

    Springer 2010; US$ 239.00

    The geo-hydro-morphometry of the river Ganges has a history of long and wide variations as the river is continuously fed by the high Himalayas hill ranges, the highest in the world. The river is categorized as an international one, passing through several independent countries. The major flow of the river used to flow through the branch river, Bhagirathi-Hooghly... more...

  • Water and the Cityby Iain White

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    Filling a gap in the literature of water and the city, White tackles droughts, flooding and the supply of water in this welcome addition to the series. Comprehensive and thought-provoking, it is an ideal text for all geography and planning students. more...

  • Advances in Water Resources and Hydraulic Engineeringby Changkuan Zhang; Hongwu Tang

    Springer 2010; US$ 1,349.00

    "Advances in Water Resources and Hydraulic Engineering - Proceedings of 16th IAHR-APD Congress and 3rd Symposium of IAHR-ISHS" discusses some serious problems of sustainable development of human society related to water resources, disaster caused by flooding or draught, environment and ecology, and introduces latest research in river engineering... 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...

  • Ganga-Brahmaputra-Meghna Watersby Mahesh Chandra Chaturvedi

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 146.95

    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...

  • Investing in Water for a Green Economyby Mike Young; Christine Esau

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95

    In the context of the economies of the world becoming greener, this book provides a global and interdisciplinary overview of the condition of the world?s water resources and the infrastructure used to manage it. It focuses on current social and economic costs of water provision, needs and opportunities for investment and for improving its management.... more...