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

  • Waterby V I Grover

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 109.95

    Water is one of the most essential element for the survival of living beings. With the increase in demand and decreasing quality and quantity, water has become one of the major issues and problems in the world today. It is unevenly distributed geographically and temporally, resulting in surpluses for some people and a threat for others. This book covers... more...

  • Environmental Hydrology and Hydraulicsby S N Ghosh

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 97.95

    Water is a precious natural resource, which is crucial to our survival. It needs to be used judiciously in the context of an increasing population not only to sustain essential requirements such as those for drinking and domestic usage, but also for increased food production, industrial usage, power generation, navigational requirements, pisciculture,... more...

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

    CRC Press 2016; 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...

  • Transboundary Water Management and the Climate Change Debateby Anton Earle; Ana Elisa Cascao; Stina Hansson; Anders Jägerskog; Ashok Swain; Joakim Öjendal

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    Climate change has an impact on the ability of transboundary water management institutions to deliver on their respective mandates. The starting point for this book is that actors within transboundary water management institutions develop responses to the climate change debate, as distinct from the physical phenomenon of climate change. Actors respond... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2015; 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...

  • System Robustness Analysis in Support of Flood and Drought Risk Managementby M.J.P. Mens

    IOS Press 2015; US$ 94.00

    Floods and droughts have an increasing impact on societies worldwide. It is unlikely that the provision of flood protection infrastructure and reservoirs will eliminate this problem, especially as extreme events are expected to increase in probability and magnitude as a result of climate change. For this reason, the focus of water management has shifted... more...

  • OECD Studies on Water Water Governance in Tunisiaby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 47.00

    This report diagnoses the main governance and financing challenges to private sector participation in the water supply and wastewater sector of Tunisia, and provides ways forward to address these challenges. It been developed as part of a water policy dialogue conducted by the OECD jointly with the Global Water Partnership-Mediterranean (GWP-Med)... more...

  • The Politics of River Basin Organisationsby D. Huitema; S. Meijerink

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    Can River Basin Organisations (RBOs) actually improve water governance? RBOs are frequently layered on top of existing governmental organisations, which are often reluctant to share their power. This, in turn, can affect their performance. The Politics of River Basin Organisations addresses this issue by exploring the subject on a global level. more...

  • Wasserproblematik im Kontext regionaler Stabilitätsrisikenby Julia Bar

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 59.99

    ?Julia Bar untersucht die Korrelation zwischen der kooperationsverhindernden Politikformulierung der Anrainerstaaten hinsichtlich der Wassernutzung der internationalen Flusssysteme Amu Darja/Syr Darja und Tigris/Euphrat einerseits und dem existierenden regionalen Konfliktkonglomerat andererseits. Mithilfe einer qualitativ vergleichenden Analyse evaluiert... 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...