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  1. Information Needs for Water Management

    By Jos G. Timmerman

    This book provides the necessary elements to determine exactly what information should be collected to make the collected information relevant for policy makers. It highlights the dissatisfaction of information users about the information they get and the reasons for this dissatisfaction. It also...

    Published July 22nd 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Determining the Economic Value of Water

    Concepts and Methods, 2nd Edition

    By Robert A. Young, John B. Loomis

    Water provides benefits as a commodity for agriculture, industry, and households, and as a public good such as fisheries habitat, water quality and recreational use. To aid in cost-benefit analysis under conditions where market determined price signals are usually unavailable, economists have...

    Published July 16th 2014 by RFF Press

  3. Urban Forests, Trees, and Greenspace

    A Political Ecology Perspective

    Edited by L. Anders Sandberg, Adrina Bardekjian, Sadia Butt

    Urban forests, trees and greenspace are critical in contemporary planning and development of the city. Their study is not only a question of the growth and conservation of green spaces, but also has social, cultural and psychological dimensions. This book brings a perspective of political ecology...

    Published July 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Encyclopedia of Natural Resources - Air

    Edited by Yeqiao Wang

    In Volume III. Air, the encyclopedia will include entries in topical areas such as Atmosphere as Natural Resources, Meteorology and Weather, Climate Resources and Climate Change, etc....

    Published June 26th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Key Concepts in Water Resource Management

    A Review and Critical Evaluation

    Edited by Jonathan Lautze

    Series: Earthscan Water Text

    The vocabulary and discourse of water resource management have expanded vastly in recent years to include an array of new concepts and terminology, such as water security, water productivity, virtual water and water governance. While the new conceptual lenses may generate insights that improve...

    Published June 19th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Space-time Variation of Hydrological Processes and Water Resources in Rwanda

    Focus on the Migina Catchment

    By Omar Munyaneza

    Series: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

    Presenting the hydrological research carried out in the Migina catchment (260 km2), Southern Rwanda with the objective to explore the hydrological trends and climate linkages for catchments in Rwanda (26,338 km2), and to contribute to the understanding of dominant hydrological process interactions....

    Published June 7th 2014 by CRC Press

  7. Encyclopedia of Natural Resources (Online)

    Edited by Yeqiao Wang

    Maintenance of clean air and water and preservation of land resources and native biodiversity are among the major challenges that society is facing for sustainability of all well-being on Earth. The volumes of this encyclopedia will provide a suite of the most current state of the art comprehensive...

    Published June 1st 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Global Urban Monitoring and Assessment through Earth Observation

    Edited by Qihao Weng

    Series: Remote Sensing Applications Series

    Cities and towns are the original producers of many of the global environmental problems related to waste disposal, and air and water pollution. There is a rapidly growing need for technologies that will enable monitoring of the world’s natural resources and urban assets, and managing exposure to...

    Published May 23rd 2014 by CRC Press

  9. Mathematical Techniques in GIS, Second Edition

    By Peter Dale

    The second edition of a bestseller, Mathematical Techniques in GIS demystifies the mathematics used in the manipulation of spatially related data. The author takes a step-by-step approach through the basics of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry and calculus that underpin the management of...

    Published May 15th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. Freshwater

    Environmental Issues, Global Perspectives

    By James Fargo Balliett

    Freshwater is our planet’s most precious resource, and also the least conserved. Freshwater makes up only 3 percent of the total water on the planet, and yet the majority (1.9 percent) is held in a frozen state in glaciers, icebergs, and polar ice fields. This leaves approximately one-half of 1...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge