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  • Water-Quality Engineering in Natural Systemsby David A. Chin

    Wiley 2012; US$ 129.00

    DAVID A. CHIN, PhD, is Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Miami as well as a registered Professional Engineer. Dr. Chin has published extensively, with important contributions on the fate and transport of contaminants in rivers, groundwater, oceans, and watersheds. His research interests also extend to wetland... more...

  • Droughtby Justin Sheffield; Eric F. Wood

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 95.00

    Drought is one of the likely consequences of climate change in many regions of the world. Together with an increased demand for water resources to supply the world's growing population, it represents a potentially disastrous threat to water supplies, agriculture and food production, leading to famine and environmental degradation. Yet predicting drought... more...

  • Water, Agriculture and the Environment in Spain: can we square the circle?by Lucia De Stefano; M. Ramon Llamas

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 132.95

    "The world water problems are a due to bad governance, not to physical water scarcity." This book is inspired by this statement and explores whether it holds in a specific country, Spain, where climatic conditions ? Spain is one of the most arid countries of the European Union - would fully justify saying that water problems are due to physical... more...

  • Water: All That Mattersby Paul L Younger

    Hodder & Stoughton 2012; Not Available

    The world's population is increasing; but its supply of water is not. Empires have grown and declined due to discovery and exhaustion of their water sources, and now the West is catching on to the fact that abundance of water can no longer be taken for granted. For the last fifty years, wars have been fought over oil; for the next fifty, they may be... more...

  • Water: All That Mattersby Paul L. Younger

    Hodder & Stoughton 2012; US$ 8.44

    The world's population is increasing; but its supply of water is not. Empires have grown and declined due to discovery and exhaustion of their water sources, and now the West is catching on to the fact that abundance of water can no longer be taken for granted. For the last fifty years, wars have been fought over oil; for the next fifty, they may be... more...

  • Water Policy in Israelby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 179.00

    This book offers a detailed examination of the main sources of Israel?s water, its principle consumers, the gap between supply and demand and the complex, contentious process of analyzing, devising and implementing the nation?s water management and use policies. more...

  • Waterby Antoine Frérot; Ángel Gurría

    University of New Hampshire Press 2011; US$ 17.99

    The fastest dwindling and most valuable resource in the world today is not oil, it?s water?clean, safe, fresh water more...

  • Drought and the Human Storyby Dr R L Heathcote

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 134.95

    This study of the human conceptualization of drought in a global setting examines the historical record from early human society through to present day concerns to explore how and why attitudes to drought have changed and why the mitigation of its impacts has become more difficult. To offer a more lasting strategy for protection against drought, the... more...

  • Water Governance as Connective Capacityby Dr Peter Scholten; Ms Nanny Bressers; Prof Dr Jurian Edelenbos

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 139.95

    Bringing together case studies from countries including The Netherlands, United Kingdom, Romania, Sweden, Finland, Italy, India, Canada and the United States, the book focuses on the question of how to deal with the various sources of fragmentation in water governance by organizing meaningful connections and developing 'connective capacity'.... more...

  • Water in a Dry Landby Margaret Somerville

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.95

    Water in a Dry Land is a story of research about water as a source of personal and cultural meaning. The site of this exploration is the iconic river system which forms the networks of natural and human landscapes of the Murray-Darling Basin, Australia. In the current geological era of human induced climate change, the desperate plight of the system... more...