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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00
Climate change is a lived experience of changes in the environment, often destroying conventional forms of subsistence and production, creating new patterns of movement and connection, and transforming people?s imagined future. This book explores how people across the world think about environmental change and how they act upon the perception of... more...
- Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 29.95
Everywhere in the world communities and nations organize themselves in relation to water. We divert water from rivers, lakes, and aquifers to our homes, workplaces, irrigation canals, and hydro-generating stations. We use it for bathing, swimming, recreation, and it functions as a symbol of purity in ritual performances. In order to facilitate and... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 129.00
The main objective of the Water Framework Directive in the European countries is to achieve a good status of all the water bodies, in the integrated management of river basins. In order to assess the impact of improvement measures, water quality models are necessary. During the previous decades the progress in computer technology and computational... more...
Anforderungen an eine moderne, zukunftsfähige Stadtentwässerung: Entscheidungshilfe für die kommunale PraxisDiplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 40.82
Hauptbeschreibung In den vergangenen Jahren ist der Stellenwert kommunaler Klimaschutzpolitik in Deutschland deutlich angestiegen. Neben medialer Berichterstattung bezüglich der zu befürchtenden weltweit möglichen Folgen des Klimawandels sowie der Darstellung des zähen Ringens der Nationen zur Vereinbarung von Klimaschutzzielen stellen Bürger zwischenzeitlich... more...
- WIT Press 2011; US$ 498.00
This book contains the papers presented at a conference co-organised by the University of Nevada-Las Vegas and the Wessex Institute of Technology to facilitate trans-disciplinary communication on issues related to the nature of water and its use and exploitation by society. With adequate water supply becoming a critical issue in more and more areas,... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 144.95
The material of this book will derive its scientific under-pinning from basics of mathematics, physics, chemistry, geology, meteorology, engineering, soil science, and related disciplines and will provide sufficient breadth and depth of understanding in each sub-section of hydrology. It will start with basic concepts: Water, its properties,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 1,595.00
Water quality and management are of great significance globally, as the demand for clean, potable water far exceeds the availability. Water science research brings together the natural and applied sciences, engineering, chemistry, law and policy, and economics, and the Treatise on Water Science seeks to unite these areas through contributions from... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 179.95
Hydrology in Practice is an excellent and very successful introductory text for engineering hydrology students who go on to be practitioners in consultancies, the Environment Agency, and elsewhere. This fourth edition of Hydrology in Practice, while retaining all that is excellent about its predecessor, by Elizabeth M. Shaw, replaces... more...
- Royal Society of Chemistry 2009; US$ 232.00
Recent discussions among scientists and policy-makers have highlighted that knowledge generated by many research and demonstration projects is not reaching policymakers in an efficient way. Conversely, the consideration of research results by the policy making community is not straightforward, and difficulties arise in integrating the latest research... more...