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  1. Dam Protections against Overtopping and Accidental Leakage

    Edited by Miguel Ángel Toledo, Rafael Morán, Eugenio Oñate

    In the last decades, the technology of dam protection has undergone major advancements. The increasing demand for safety in modern society has created the need for cost-effective measures to protect critical infrastructure such as dams. This situation has resulted in the drafting of new regulations...

    To Be Published April 2nd 2015 by CRC Press

  2. Agricultural Water Productivity Optimization for Irrigated Teff (Eragrostic Tef) in a Water Scarce Semi-Arid Region of Ethiopia

    By Yenesew Mengiste Yihun

    Series: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

    The prospects for the future are clear. Agriculture will have to respond to changing patterns of demand for food and combat food insecurity and poverty amongst marginalized communities. In so doing, agriculture will have to compete for scarce water with other users and reduce pressure on the water...

    To Be Published April 3rd 2015 by CRC Press

  3. 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...

    To Be Published April 3rd 2015 by CRC Press

  4. Micro and Small Enterprises, Water and Developing Countries

    A Challenge for Sustainability in Colombia

    By Gloria Ana María Mónica Sanz Galindo

    Series: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

    The relationship between environmental agencies and polluters is especially challenging in the context of micro and small sized enterprises (McSEs) in developing countries. The focus is mainly at end-of-pipe solutions that are usually unaffordable for McSEs. In order to engage them in achieving...

    To Be Published April 3rd 2015 by CRC Press

  5. 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...

    To Be Published April 3rd 2015 by CRC Press

  6. Civil Engineering and Building Materials lll

    Edited by Jingying Zhao

    To Be Published April 8th 2015 by CRC Press

  7. 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,...

    To Be Published April 9th 2015 by CRC Press

  8. The Economic Value of Water

    By Diana C. Gibbons

    Gibbons examines the water supply problem through five case studies. The problems faced by these regions and the methods suggested to overcome them provide excellent models for the entire United States. The case studies---typically, expanding supplies---but economic efficiency principles lead to...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by RFF Press

  9. What is Land For?

    The Food, Fuel and Climate Change Debate

    Edited by Michael Winter, Matt Lobley

    In recent decades agricultural commodity surpluses in the developed world have contributed to a mantra of 'land surplus' in which set-aside, extensification, alternative land uses and 'wilding' have been key terms in debates over land. Quite suddenly all this has changed as a consequence of rapidly...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Ocean Zoning

    Making Marine Management More Effective

    By Tundi Agardy

    Our knowledge of the oceans is increasing rapidly, as more powerful tools for exploration and exploitation make it easier to locate valuable resources, such as fish stocks, oil and gas reserves, or sites for wind and hydropower schemes. At the same time competition for space has intensified,...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge