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  1. Anticipatory Water Management – Using ensemble weather forecasts for critical events

    UNESCO-IHE Phd Thesis

    By Schalk-Jan van Andel

    Day-to-day water management is challenged by meteorological extremes, causing floods and droughts. Often operational water managers are informed too late about these upcoming events to be able to respond and mitigate their effects, such as by taking flood control measures or even requiring...

    Published January 15th 2010 by CRC Press

  2. Adsorptive Removal of Manganese, Arsenic and Iron from Groundwater

    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Richard Buamah

    Arsenic, manganese and iron in drinking water at concentrations exceeding recommended guideline values pose health risks and aesthetic defects. Batch and pilot experiments on manganese adsorption equilibrium and kinetics using iron-oxide coated sand (IOCS), Aquamandix and other media have been...

    Published January 12th 2010 by CRC Press

  3. Campsteading

    Family, Place, and Experience at Squam Lake, New Hampshire

    By Derek Brereton

    The campstead is an American institution. After the Civil War, with neo-colonialism, environmentalism, and arts-and-crafts on the rise, some families sought rural locations for rustic camps. There they raised their children in the summertime. Around Squam Lake, after some eight generations,...

    Published December 9th 2009 by Routledge

  4. The Environment Encyclopedia and Directory 2010

    5th Edition

    Series: ENVIRONMENT ENCYCLOPEDIA AND DIRECTORY

    Examining environmental issues throughout the world, this reference title contains thorough definitions and explanations of terms relating to the environment. The volume includes detailed maps, an extensive bibliography and a Who's Who section, making this an essential one-stop reference work for...

    Published December 4th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Building for a Changing Climate

    The Challenge for Construction, Planning and Energy

    By Peter F. Smith

    There is now a practically universal consensus that our climate is changing rapidly, and as a direct result of human activities. While there is extensive debate about what we can do to mitigate the damage we are causing, it is becoming increasingly clear that a large part of our resources will have...

    Published November 25th 2009 by Routledge

  6. 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 November 25th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Human Ecology Economics

    A New Framework for Global Sustainability

    Edited by Roy E. Allen

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    This book presents ‘human ecology economics’ as a new and more comprehensive interdisciplinary framework for understanding ‘world conditions and human systems’. This book helps economists rethink the boundaries and methods of their discipline - so that they can participate more fully in debates...

    Published November 24th 2009 by Routledge

  8. The Politics of Climate Change

    A Survey

    Edited by Maxwell T. Boykoff

    Series: Europa Politics of ... series

    Climate change is a defining issue in contemporary life. Since the Industrial Revolution, heavy reliance on carbon-based sources for energy in industry and society has contributed to substantial changes in the climate, indicated by increases in temperature and sea level rise. In the last three...

    Published November 16th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Energy, Environment and Development

    2nd Edition

    By Jose Goldemberg, Oswaldo Lucon

    The relationship between energy and the environment has been the basis of many studies over the years, as has the relationship between energy and development, yet both of these approaches may produce distortions. In the first edition of this book, Professor Goldemberg pioneered the study of all...

    Published November 11th 2009 by Routledge

  10. The Adaptive Water Resource Management Handbook

    Edited by Jaroslav Mysiak, Hans Jorgen Henrikson, Caroline Sullivan, John Bromley, Claudia Pahl-Wostl

    The complexity of current water resource management poses many challenges. Water managers need to solve a range of interrelated water dilemmas, such as balancing water quantity and quality, flooding, drought, maintaining biodiversity and ecological functions and services, in a context where human...

    Published November 11th 2009 by Routledge