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- Royal Society of Chemistry 2009; US$ 232.00
Recent discussions among scientists and policy-makers have highlighted that knowledge generated by many research and demonstration projects is not reaching policymakers in an efficient way. Conversely, the consideration of research results by the policy making community is not straightforward, and difficulties arise in integrating the latest research... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- IP (Interactive Publications) 2011; US$ 9.00
PlatÃ³n al servicio de clientes, repara problemas acuosos como fugas de agua, grifos pero tambiÃ©n da servicio a la gente gruÃ±ona. De su caja de herramientas, usa aereosol para sonreir, una pluma de aves o una que otra broma. Ocasionalmente la familia de ZanzÃbar necesita ayuda. PlatÃ³n siempre los ayuda a pesar de enfrentarse con gatos callejeros... more...
- IP (Interactive Publications) 2011; US$ 9.00
Auf Abruf repariert Ted tropfende Wasserprobleme und schlechte Launen. Aus seinem Werkzeugkasten zaubert er LÃ¤chelspray, eine Feder oder einen Witz. Und wenn Sansibars Familie Hilfe benÃ¶tigt, ist Ted sofort zur Stelle. Trotz der Wildkatzen entlang des Bachufers. Im Wasser flieÃ?en Geheimnisse, Geschichten und allerlei (eklige) Sachen! Als UmweltschÃ¼tzer... more...
- 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...