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- Springer 2013; US$ 54.99
This book presents an update and revision of the book Water Shall Flow from the Rock - Hydrogeology and Climate in the Lands of the Bible by A. Issar, published by Springer-Verlag in 1990. The enormous quantity and quality of new data added since 1990 called for a thorough update. Another reason for this work is the better understanding achieved since... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 259.00
The over-exploitation of important earth resources such as land and water has led to a number of environment-related problems the world over. At the same time, land-use change caused by various human activities has led to extinction of many plant and animal habitats and species. In this context, the relevance of biodiversity for human survival is becoming... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 179.00
Globalized Water presents a compilation of voices that forms a unique scientific exploration of contemporary water management models and governance issues. The book describes the water paradox?how a local resource has become a global product?and the implications of this in how we identify challenges and make policy in the water sector. Over the last... more...
- WIT Press 2014; US$ 240.00
Irrigation, the biggest water user in most regions of the world is facing serious challenges in balancing social, economic and environmental needs for water.These proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Sustainable Irrigation and Drainage: Management, Technologies & Policies cover topics relating to the study of irrigation and water use. more...
- CRC Press 2005; US$ 172.95
Water Management in Mediterranean Regions Prone to Drought: The Júcar Basin Experience , J.F. Polo and J. Paredes Introduction Current Spanish Legal Framework Droughts in the Júcar Basin Agency Indicators and Watch Alert Systems in the JBA Analysis of Drought Events in the JBA Conclusion Acknowledgments References Criteria... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 48.95
This book inquires into the relations between society and its natural environment by examining the historical discourse around several cases of state building in the American West: the construction of three high dams from 1928 to 1963. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2004; US$ 40.00
This book argues that the economic appeal of using water charges to promote efficiency in usage and pollution control can be constrained by institutional and operational problems. Analysing the cases of France, Mexico and Brazil the authors - respective local experts - illustrate that barriers are similar despite the existing differences among these... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00
How are the economic values of water accounted for in policy and project appraisal? This important new book aims to give an overview of the state-of-the-art in Cost?Benefit Analysis (CBA) in water resources management throughout Europe and North America, along with an examination of current applications. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 39.00
This publication brings together the recent work of the OECD on water management issues. It identifies the main policy challenges addressed by that work for sustainable water management. Among the issues discussed are: performance of water management policies in OECD countries; water pricing; financing of water and wastewater infrastructure; water-related... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 61.00
SWEDEN Topics covered: Environmental Policies Water Management Nature Conservation and Biodiversity Economy, Society and Environment Health and Environment International Co-operation This book is part of the OECD Environmental Performance Reviews Programme which conducts peer reviews of environmental conditions and progress in each member... more...