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New and Published Books

  1. Hydraulicians in the USA

    A Biographical Dictionary of Leaders in Hydraulic Engineering and Fluid Mechanics

    By Willi H. Hager

    Series: IAHR Monographs

    This book provides 1-page short biographies of scientists and engineers working in the area of hydraulic engineering and fluid dynamics in the USA. On each page, a notable individual is highlighted by: (1) Exact dates and locations of birth and death; (2) Educational and professional details,...

    Published June 16th 2015 by CRC Press

  2. Bentonite Clay

    Environmental Properties and Applications

    By Roland Pusch

    Studies the Environmental, Cosmetic, and Pharmaceutical Applications of Bentonite Clay Bentonite clay, of which members of the smectite family of clay minerals are particularly important, has proven to be effective in sealing off wastes from groundwater. Bentonite Clay: Environmental Properties...

    Published June 9th 2015 by CRC Press

  3. Transboundary Water Management and the Climate Change Debate

    By Anton Earle, Ana Elisa Cascao, Stina Hansson, Anders Jägerskog, Ashok Swain, Joakim Öjendal

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    Climate change has an impact on the ability of transboundary water management institutions to deliver on their respective mandates. The starting point for this book is that actors within transboundary water management institutions develop responses to the climate change debate, as...

    Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Water Management, Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture in Developing Economies

    Edited by M. Dinesh Kumar, M.V.K. Sivamohan, Nitin Bassi

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    This book addresses strategies for food security and sustainable agriculture in developing economies. The book focuses primarily on India, a fast developing economy, whose natural resource base comprising land and water supporting agricultural production is not only under enormous stress, but also...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Water and Cities in Latin America

    Challenges for Sustainable Development

    Edited by Ismael Aguilar-Barajas, Jürgen Mahlknecht, Jonathan Kaledin, Marianne Kjellén, Abel Mejía-Betancourt

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    Approximately 80 per cent of the population of Latin America is concentrated in urban centres. Pressure on water resources and water management in cities therefore provide major challenges. Despite the importance of the issues, there has been little systematic coverage of the topic in book form....

    Published May 11th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Karstology

    Karsts, Caves and Springs: Elements of Fundamental and Applied Karstology

    By Eric Gilli

    Karst landscapes are home to 25 percent of the world’s drinking water supplies, and in many countries water supply is highly dependent on karst aquifers. Their unique structures, containing many voids, are a particular problem for building corporations and land developers. This book, written...

    Published April 22nd 2015 by CRC Press

  7. Groundwater Geochemistry and Isotopes

    By Ian Clark

    Understand the Environmental Processes That Control Groundwater Quality The integration of environmental isotopes with geochemical studies is now recognized as a routine approach to solving problems of natural and contaminated groundwater quality. Advanced sampling and analytical methods are...

    Published April 13th 2015 by CRC Press

  8. Hydraulic and Operational Performance of Irrigation Schemes in View of Water Saving and Sustainability

    Sugar Estates and Community Managed Schemes in Ethiopia

    By Zeleke Agide Dejen

    Series: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

    The rate of global increase in water abstraction for irrigation has been declining since the 1970’s due to declining potentials for large and medium-scale irrigation developments, and is expected to further decline in the next decades. As such the significant proportion of the expected increase in...

    Published April 9th 2015 by CRC Press

  9. Understanding Catchment Processes and Hydrological Modelling in the Abay/Upper Blue Nile Basin, Ethiopia

    By Sirak Tekleab Gebrekristos

    Series: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

    The Abay / Upper Blue Nile basin contributes the largest share of discharge to the river Nile. However, the basin exhibits large spatio-temporal variability in rainfall and runoff. Moreover, human activities also impact hydrological processes through intensive agriculture, overgrazing and...

    Published April 9th 2015 by CRC Press

  10. Surface and Subsurface Runoff Generation Processes in a Poorly Gauged Tropical Coastal Catchment

    A Study from Nicaragua

    By Heyddy Calderon Palma

    Series: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

    Hydrological research in humid tropics is particularly challenging because of highly variable hydrological conditions and high socio-economic stresses caused by rapid population increase, as is the case of Nicaragua. The objective of this research is to understand the surface and subsurface runoff...

    Published March 31st 2015 by CRC Press