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Water Management

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Globalized Waterby

    Springer Netherlands 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... more...

  • The Security of Water, Food, Energy and Liveability of Citiesby

    Springer Netherlands 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...

  • The Global Water System in the Anthropoceneby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    The Global Water System in the Anthropocene provides the platform to present global and regional perspectives of world-wide experiences on the responses of water management to global change in order to address issues such as variability in supply, increasing demands for water, environmental flows and land use change. It helps to build links between... more...

  • Landscape Ecology and Water Managementby

    Springer Japan 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... 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...

  • Sustainable development of energy water and environment systemsby Naim H. Afgan; Zeljko Bogdan; Neven Duic

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2003; US$ 199.00

    This e-book contains six selected papers from the first Dubrovnik Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems, 2002. Topics range from decision support systems for the water industry, environmental impact of e-commerce, deforestation and the impact on water supplies, Russian and Ukrainian response to Kyoto, the use... more...

  • Sustainable Development Of Energy, Water And Environment Systemsby Naim H Afgan; ?eljko Bogdan; Neven Duic

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 332.00

    Sustainability is a new, important discourse aimed at promoting a new strategy in the development of energy, water and environmental (EWE) systems — the key components that affect the quality of life on our planet. It is becoming increasingly clear that the quest for sustainable development requires integrating economic, social, cultural, political... more...

  • Efficient Management of Wastewaterby Ismail Al Baz; Ralf Otterpohl; Claudia Wendland

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 159.00

    Water in the MEDA region is a crucial issue, with regard to the availability of ren- able water resources in the MEDA countries most will face even more serious pr- lems in the management of their limited water resources in the near future. This will require a lot of efforts to be made for more efficient management of water, in order to secure the... more...