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  • Drought Management and Planning for Water Resourcesby Joaquin Andreu Alvarez; Giuseppe Rossi; Federico Vagliasindi; Alicia Vela Mayorga

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 164.95

    Droughts and their management are a serious challenge to water resource professionals. While droughts predominate in arid regions, their frequency and severity in more temperate regions with more abundant rainfall have been on the rise. Drought Management and Planning for Water Resources provides an essential collection of planning and management... more...

  • Working with water in medieval Europeby P. Squatriti

    BRILL 2000; US$ 241.00

    A comprehensive survey of the techniques people used to harness, and defend themselves from, water in Western Christendom from 500-1500, each chapter of this volume sets the technologies of fishing, land drainage, irrigation, flood control, and water supply within a social and cultural context. more...

  • The Security of Water, Food, Energy and Liveability of Citiesby Basant Maheshwari; Ramesh Purohit; Hector Malano; Vijay P. Singh; Priyanie Amerasinghe

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    The population of cities around the world is growing at an alarming rate, and as a result the landscapes of most cities are going through enormous changes. In particular, fertile agricultural lands at the periphery of cities are being developed without consideration of holistic planning. As such, peri-urban areas, zones of transition from rural to... 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...

  • Introduction to Water in Californiaby David Carle

    University of California Press 2009; US$ 23.95

    The food each of us consumes per day represents an investment of 4,500 gallons of water, according to the California Farm Bureau. In this densely populated state where it rains only six months out of the year, where does all that water come from? This thoroughly engaging, concise book tells the story of California's most precious resource, tracing... more...

  • The Big Thirstby Charles Fishman

    Free Press 2011; US$ 17.00

    The water coming out of your kitchen tap is four billion years old and might well have been sipped by a Tyrannosaurus rex . Rather than only three states of water?liquid, ice, and vapor?there is a fourth, ?molecular water,? fused into rock 400 miles deep in the Earth, and that?s where most of the planet?s water is found. Unlike most precious resources,... more...

  • Plat√≥n El Ornitorrinco Plomero (de medio tiempo)by Hazel Edwards; John Petropoulos

    IP (Interactive Publications) 2011; US$ 9.00

    Plat√≥n al servicio de clientes, repara problemas acuosos como fugas de agua, grifos pero tambi√©n da servicio a la gente gru√Īona. De su caja de herramientas, usa aereosol para sonreir, una pluma de aves o una que otra broma. Ocasionalmente la familia de Zanz√≠bar necesita ayuda. Plat√≥n siempre los ayuda a pesar de enfrentarse con gatos callejeros... more...

  • Ted Das Schnabeltier Und (teilzeit) Klempnerby Hazel Edwards; Anna Bartlett; John Petropoulos

    IP (Interactive Publications) 2011; US$ 9.00

    Auf Abruf repariert Ted tropfende Wasserprobleme und schlechte Launen. Aus seinem Werkzeugkasten zaubert er L√§chelspray, eine Feder oder einen Witz. Und wenn Sansibars Familie Hilfe ben√∂tigt, ist Ted sofort zur Stelle. Trotz der Wildkatzen entlang des Bachufers. Im Wasser flie√?en Geheimnisse, Geschichten und allerlei (eklige) Sachen! Als Umweltsch√ľtzer... more...

  • Ganga-Brahmaputra-Meghna Watersby Mahesh Chandra Chaturvedi

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 146.95

    Once a prosperous region, the Ganga-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) river basin?inhabited by about a tenth of the world?s population?is currently one of the poorest. Large-scale socioeconomic development is urgently needed to ensure the sustainability of the region, and the management of water resources is a crucial part of this. Ganga-Brahmaputra-Meghna... more...

  • Reforming Institutions in Water Resource Managementby Lin Crase; Vasant P. Gandhi

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 105.00

    As water scarcities increase, nations throughout the world are in search of better institutions to manage water resources. India has been making substantial efforts to develop its water management systems since independence and significant increases in irrigated agriculture have taken place through both public and private initiatives. However, scarcities... more...