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  • Ancient Water Technologiesby

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 159.00

    This book provides an overview of the water technologies developed by a number of ancient civilizations, from those of Mesopotamia and the Indus valley to later societies such as the Mycenaeans, Minoans, Persians, and the ancient Egyptians. more...

  • Ganga-Brahmaputra-Meghna Watersby Mahesh Chandra Chaturvedi

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 154.95

    PART I SYSTEM CHARACTERISTICS Introduction Introduction Overview Notes System Environmental Characteristics Introduction Location and Physical Geography Physiography and Geology Climate and Hydrology Hydro System Geohydrology Land and Soils Fauna and Flora Socioeconomic Scene Introduction Political Geography Historical Perspective... 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

    1 Introduction PART 1: Political framework and institutions 2 The concept of water and food security in Spain 3 Water planning and management after the EU Water Framework Directive 4 Institutional reform in Spain to address water challenges PART 2: Metrification of water uses 5 Towards an Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) 6 Overview... more...

  • Water: All That Mattersby Paul L. Younger

    Hodder & Stoughton 2012; US$ 8.61

    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; 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 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 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...