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New and Published Books

  1. Transient Free Surface Flows in Building Drainage Systems

    By John Swaffield

    Climate change will present a series of challenges to engineers concerned with the provision of both building internal appliance drainage networks and rainwater systems within the building boundary, generally identified as the connection to the sewer network. Climate change is now recognised as...

    Published February 18th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Drought: Research and Science-Policy Interfacing

    Edited by Joaquin Andreu, Abel Solera, Javier Paredes-Arquiola, David Haro-Monteagudo, Henny van Lanen

    Droughts occur in arid and semi-arid areas of the world, but also in humid areas, and can develop over short periods (flash drought) or longer periods (seasons/decades). Even though progress has been made, it remains difficult to adequately characterize, monitor, forecast and manage droughts, due...

    Published February 11th 2015 by CRC Press

  3. Lessons for Climate Change Adaptation from Better Management of Rivers

    Edited by Jamie Pittock

    Series: Climate and Development Series

    Climate change is dramatically affecting freshwater supplies, particularly in the developing world. The papers in this volume present a powerful case for and exploration of different freshwater adaptation strategies in the face of global climatic change. The volume centres on six detailed case...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Modeling Estuarine Morphodynamics under Combined River and Tidal Forcing

    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Leicheng Guo

    Series: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

    This work is dedicated to studying long-term estuarine morphodynamic behavior under combined river and tidal forcing. Analysis of river tides in the Yangtze River estuary (YRE) in China, schematized morphodynamic modeling in 1D and 2D mode and morphodynamic modeling of the YRE based on a...

    Published January 13th 2015 by CRC Press

  5. Routledge Handbook of Water Economics and Institutions

    Edited by Kimberly Burnett, Richard Howitt, James A. Roumasset, Christopher A. Wada

    Growing scarcity of freshwater worldwide brings to light the need for sound water resource modeling and policy analysis. While a solid foundation has been established for many specific water management problems, combining those methods and principles in a unified framework remains an ongoing...

    Published December 10th 2014 by Unknown

  6. Air Pollution and Freshwater Ecosystems

    Sampling, Analysis, and Quality Assurance

    By Timothy J Sullivan, Alan T. Herlihy, James R. Webb

    A practical book for professionals who rely on water quality data for decision making, this book is based on three decades experience of three highly published water and watershed resource professionals. It focuses on the analysis of air pollution sensitive waters and the consequent effects...

    Published November 19th 2014 by CRC Press

  7. Hydropower Development in the Mekong Region

    Political, Socio-economic and Environmental Perspectives

    Edited by Nathanial Matthews, Kim Geheb

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    The Mekong Basin is home to some 70 million people, for whom this great river is a source of livelihoods, the basis for their ecosystems and a foundation of their economies. But the Mekong is also currently undergoing enormous social, economic, and ecological change of which hydropower development...

    Published November 16th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Water Tower of the Yellow River in a Changing Climate

    Toward an Integrated Assessment

    By Yurong Hu

    Series: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

    Mountains are water towers of our world, but their role in global water resources may be altered due to changing climate. This book provides an integrated assessment of the spatial and temporal variability of both recent and future climate change impacts in the Yellow River source region (YRSR)...

    Published October 31st 2014 by CRC Press

  9. Fate and Transport of Nutrients in Groundwater and Surface Water in an Urban Slum Catchment, Kampala, Uganda

    By Philip Mayanja Nyenje

    Series: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

    Urban informal settlements or slums are growing rapidly in cities in sub-Saharan Africa. Most often, a sewer system is not present and the commonly-used low-cost onsite wastewater handling practices, typically pit latrines, are frequently unplanned, uncontrolled and inefficient. Consequently, most...

    Published October 31st 2014 by CRC Press

  10. Aquananotechnology

    Global Prospects

    Edited by David E. Reisner, T. Pradeep

    The world’s fresh water supplies are dwindling rapidly—even wastewater is now considered an asset. By 2025, most of the world's population will be facing serious water stresses and shortages. Aquananotechnology: Global Prospects breaks new ground with its informative and innovative introduction of...

    Published September 23rd 2014 by CRC Press