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  1. Water Ethics

    A Values Approach to Solving the Water Crisis

    By David Groenfeldt

    Series: Earthscan Water Text

    This book introduces the idea that ethics are an intrinsic dimension of any water policy, program, or practice, and that understanding what ethics are being acted out in water policies is fundamental to an understanding of water resource management. Thus in controversies or conflicts over water...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Resource Efficiency Complexity and the Commons

    The Paracommons and Paradoxes of Natural Resource Losses, Wastes and Wastages

    By Bruce Lankford

    The efficient use of natural resources is key to a sustainable economy, and yet the complexities of the physical aspects of resource efficiency are poorly understood. In this challenging book, the author proposes a major advance in our understanding of this topic by analysing resource efficiency...

    Published August 15th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Advances in River Sediment Research

    Edited by Shoji Fukuoka, Hajime Nakagawa, Tetsuya Sumi, Hao Zhang

    Sediments, which constitute the surface of the Earth, start their journey to rivers with the energy obtained from rainfalls, fl oods and other natural processes. Due to transport of sediments, rivers develop with various appearances and functions, and play a crucial role in the activities of human...

    Published August 14th 2013 by CRC Press

  4. Handbook of Water Analysis, Third Edition

    Edited by Leo M.L. Nollet, Leen S. P. De Gelder

    Extensively revised and updated, Handbook of Water Analysis, Third Edition provides current analytical techniques for detecting various compounds in water samples. Maintaining the detailed and accessible style of the previous editions, this third edition demonstrates water sampling and preservation...

    Published July 28th 2013 by CRC Press

  5. Emergence and Evolution of Endogenous Water Institutions in an African River Basin

    Local Water Governance and State Intervention in the Pangani River Basin, Tanzania, UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Charles Hans Komakech

    Water management challenges in many basins of Sub-Saharan Africa are increasing due to rapid urbanisation, poverty and food insecurity, energy demands, and climate change. These challenges put additional demands on existing water institutions, and their capacity to reconcile competing claims. In...

    Published July 3rd 2013 by CRC Press

  6. Large-Eddy Simulation in Hydraulics

    By Wolfgang Rodi, George Constantinescu, Thorsten Stoesser

    Series: IAHR Monographs

    Large-Eddy Simulation (LES), which is an advanced eddy-resolving method for calculating turbulent flows, is used increasingly in Computational Fluid Dynamics, also for solving hydraulics and environmental flow problems. The method has generally great potential and is particularly suited for...

    Published June 26th 2013 by CRC Press

  7. Adaptive Multi-reservoir-based Flood Control and Management for the Yellow River

    Towards a Next Generation Software System - UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Shengyang Li

    The Yellow River experienced many major floods in the past, often with catastrophic effects for the North China Plain. After establishing the Yellow River Conservancy Commission (YRCC) of the Ministry of Water Resources, a number of reservoirs were constructed for flood control and water resources...

    Published June 25th 2013 by CRC Press

  8. Groundwater and Ecosystems

    Edited by Luis Ribeiro, Tibor Y. Stigter, Antonio Chambel, M. Teresa Condesso de Melo, Jose Paulo Monteiro, Albino Medeiros

    Series: IAH - Selected Papers on Hydrogeology

    Groundwater resources are facing increasing pressure from consuming and contaminating activities. There is a growing awareness that the quantitative and qualitative preservation of groundwater resources is a global need, not only to safeguard their future use for public supply and irrigation, but...

    Published June 12th 2013 by CRC Press

  9. Water Governance, Policy and Knowledge Transfer

    International Studies on Contextual Water Management

    Edited by Cheryl De Boer, Joanne Vinke-de Kruijf, Gül Özerol, Hans Th. A. Bressers

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    In an increasingly global community of researchers and practitioners, new technologies and communication means have made the transfer of policies from one country or region to another progressively more prevalent. There has been a lot of attention in the field of public administration paid to...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Removal of Faecal Coliforms in Waste Stabilization Pond Systems and Eutrophic Lakes

    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Ebenezer D. O. Ansa

    The reuse of domestic wastewater presents many challenges, including the risk of pathogen infection and algae is known to play a crucial role in the process of bacteria removal by raising the pH and dissolved oxygen concentration. However the role of algae is still not fully understood. The...

    Published May 15th 2013 by CRC Press