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  1. The Atlas of Coasts and Oceans

    Mapping Ecosystems, Threatened Resources and Marine Conservation

    By Don Hinrichsen

    Series: The Earthscan Atlas

    This unique assessment of the world's coasts and oceans details the ecological, environmental and economic importance of each and the global challenges we face to manage common waters and the resources they contain before development threatens to destroy the ultimate source of all life on the 'blue...

    Published May 12th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Water Sustainability

    A Global Perspective

    By J.A.A. Jones

    Using the latest mapping techniques, J.A.A. Jones, Chair of the IGU Commission for Water Sustainability, examines water availability, the impact of climate change and the problems created for water management worldwide as well as possible solutions.Water Sustainability: A Global Perspective is one...

    Published December 30th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Water Resources and Development

    By Clive Agnew, Philip Woodhouse

    Series: Routledge Perspectives on Development

    Since the start of the twenty-first century there has been an unprecedented focus upon water as a key factor in the future of both society and environment. Water management lies at the heart of strategies of development as does the added the hazard of climate change. Water Resources and...

    Published October 31st 2010 by Routledge

  4. Urban Flood Management

    By Chris Zevenbergen, Adrian Cashman, Niki Evelpidou, Erik Pasche, Stephen Garvin, Richard Ashley

    Along with windstorms, floods are the most common and widespread of all natural disasters. Although they can often be predicted, they cause loss of life, damage and destruction, as many urban communities are located near coasts and rivers. In terms of victims, floods are responsible for more than...

    Published September 20th 2010 by CRC Press

  5. Water Management in Megacities

    Edited by Cecilia Tortajada, Olli Varis, Asit K. Biswas, Jan Lundqvist

    Efficient and equitable water, wastewater and stormwater management for the megacities is becoming an increasingly complex task. The special issue will focus on water management in its totality for megacities, including their technical, social, economic, legal, institutional and environmental...

    Published October 12th 2009 by Routledge

  6. The Atlas of Water

    Mapping the World's Most Critical Resource, 2nd Edition

    By Maggie Black, Jannet King

    Series: The Earthscan Atlas

    The planet's finite supply of fresh water is under such pressure that soon it may be the most valuable commodity on earth. The new edition of this crucial and timely atlas shows water distribution worldwide, and reflects the latest thinking and emerging issues. With updated data throughout, the...

    Published September 8th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Taming the Anarchy

    Groundwater Governance in South Asia

    By Tushaar Shah

    In 1947, British India-the part of South Asia that is today's India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh-emerged from the colonial era with the world's largest centrally managed canal irrigation infrastructure. However, as vividly illustrated by Tushaar Shah, the orderly irrigation economy that saved millions...

    Published December 14th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Land, Water and Development

    Sustainable and Adaptive Management of Rivers

    By Malcolm Newson

    Water is newsworthy: there is, or will be, a world water crisis. Aggravated by climate change, we are approaching the limits of human exploitation of freshwater resources, notably in growing essential food. The complexities and uncertainties associated with improving our management of fresh water...

    Published September 16th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Fundamentals of Hydrology

    By Tim Davie, Nevil Quinn

    Series: Routledge Fundamentals of Physical Geography

    In order to manage the world's increasingly scarce water resources we must have a sound understanding of how water moves around the planet and what influences water quality. Fundamentals of Hydrology provides an engaging and comprehensive introduction to this subject and provides real-life examples...

    Published April 23rd 2008 by Routledge

  10. Water and Disasters

    Edited by Chennat Gopalakrishnan, Norio Okada

    Series: Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

    This book is the first major attempt to address, comprehensively and in-depth, the many issues associated with water and disasters. It is particularly relevant and topical in view of the increasing frequency and intensity of water-triggered disasters that have afflicted the world in recent years,...

    Published December 12th 2007 by Routledge