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Water Management

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  • The West without Waterby B. Lynn Ingram; Frances Malamud-Roam

    University of California Press 2013; US$ 24.95

    The West without Water documents the tumultuous climate of the American West over twenty millennia, with tales of past droughts and deluges and predictions about the impacts of future climate change on water resources. Looking at the region?s current water crisis from the perspective of its climate history, the authors ask the central question of... more...

  • The Hydropolitics of Damsby Mark Everard

    Zed Books 2013; US$ 39.95

    The Hydropolitics of Dams charts the troubled waters of ‘heavy engineering’ approaches to ecosystem management, exploring the history, benefits and problems of large dams. Featuring case studies from China, India and South Africa, this insightful new book argues that there are more appropriate physical and social technologies that can help... more...

  • Managing Water and Agroecosystems for Food Securityby E. Boelee

    CABI 2013; US$ 145.00

    Water protection, food production and ecosystem health are worldwide issues. Changes in the global water cycle are affecting human well-being in many places, while widespread land and ecosystem degradation, driven by poor agricultural practices, is seriously limiting food production. Understanding the links between ecosystems, water, and food production... more...

  • Drought in Arid and Semi-Arid Regionsby José Albiac-Murillo; Rashid Hassan; Liliana Meza González

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 179.00

    This book shows how scientists, water managers and policy makers approach drought and water scarcity in arid and semi-arid areas of Spain, Mexico, Australia, South Africa and the US. Covers irrigation, ecological impacts, economic considerations and more. more...

  • Waterby Brahma Chellaney

    Georgetown University Press 2013; US$ 21.95

    Winner of the Asia Society's Bernard Schwartz 2012 Book Award. The battles of yesterday were fought over land. Those of today are over energy. But the battles of tomorrow may be over water. Nowhere is that danger greater than in water-distressed Asia. Water stress is set to become Asia’s defining crisis of the twenty-first century, creating... more...

  • Living Watersby Nick Romanowski

    CSIRO Publishing 2013; US$ 39.95

    More than a natural history, this book explains the underlying forces that drive ecological change and movement in Australian wetlands. more...

  • Strike the Rock and There Shall Come Waterby Arie S. Issar

    Springer International Publishing 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... more...

  • Melbourne's Water Catchmentsby James Viggers; David Lindenmayer; Haylee Weaver

    CSIRO Publishing 2013; US$ 29.95

    Charts the unique history of the Melbourne water catchments and water supply. more...

  • Guidelines for Evaluating Water in Pit Slope Stabilityby John Read; Geoff Beale

    CSIRO Publishing 2013; US$ 193.95

    Details the hydrogeological procedures that should be followed when performing open pit slope stability design studies. more...

  • Water Insecurityby M.A. Abedin; Umma Habiba; Rajib Shaw

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 114.95

    The objective of the book is to document the social impacts and predicament of water scarcity. The book will mainly target the researchers, policy makers and practitioners in the field of development, environment and water planners. The book can be considered as a reference guide of future research in the field of water scarcity and risk management. more...