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New and Published Books

  1. 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 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. Subsurface Drainage of Valley Bottom Irrigated Rice Schemes in Tropical Savannah

    By Amadou Keita

    Series: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

    This study was built to investigate the impact of subsurface drainage on iron toxicity in Tropical Savannah irrigated rice valley bottoms. The research leaned upon two complementary approaches: field investigations and designed experiments. Important results, covering several fields, where achieved...

    Published May 14th 2015 by CRC Press

  4. Biology and Management of Invasive Quagga and Zebra Mussels in the Western United States

    Edited by Wai Hing Wong, Shawn L. Gerstenberger

    Biology and Management of Invasive Quagga and Zebra Mussels in the Western United States is a synthesis of the biology and management of invasive mussels from scientists and managers working on invasive quagga and zebra mussels in the western United States. Invasive dreissenid mussels have spread...

    Published May 7th 2015 by CRC Press

  5. Wastewater Treatment

    Occurrence and Fate of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs)

    Edited by Amy J. Forsgren

    Series: Advances in Water and Wastewater Transport and Treatment

    This book describes the sources of water contamination by PAHs and their transportation and fate in natural aquatic systems. It then discusses, from the analytical chemist’s view, how to determine the presence of PAHs in water and wastewater, and the changes in PAH concentration during treatment...

    Published April 21st 2015 by CRC Press

  6. Principles of Membrane Bioreactors for Wastewater Treatment

    By Hee-Deung Park, In-Soung Chang, Kwang-Jin Lee

    Principles of Membrane Bioreactors for Wastewater Treatment covers the basic principles of membrane bioreactor (MBR) technology, including biological treatment, membrane filtration, and MBR applications. The book discusses concrete principles, appropriate design, and operational aspects. It covers...

    Published April 14th 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. 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...

    Published April 9th 2015 by CRC Press

  9. 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...

    Published April 9th 2015 by CRC Press

  10. 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