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  1. 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 21st 2010 by CRC Press

  2. 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 13th 2009 by Routledge

  3. 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 9th 2009 by Unknown

  4. 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 15th 2008 by Unknown

  5. 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 17th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Fundamentals of Hydrology

    By Tim Davie

    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 24th 2008 by Routledge

  7. 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 13th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Numerical Modelling of Hydrodynamics for Water Resources

    Proceedings of the Conference on Numerical Modelling of Hydrodynamic Systems (Zaragoza, Spain, 18-21 June 2007)

    Edited by Pilar Garcia Navarro, Enrique Playán

    Overland flow modelling has been an active field of research for some years, but developments in numerical methods and computational resources have recently accelerated progress, producing models for different geometries and types of flows, such as simulations of canal and river networks. ...

    Published September 17th 2007 by CRC Press

  9. Fingerponds: Managing Nutrients & Primary Productivity For Enhanced Fish Production in Lake Victoria’s Wetlands Uganda

    By Rose Kaggwa

    Fingerponds are earthen ponds dug at the edge of natural wetlands and stocked naturally with wild fish during flooding. They preserve the wetland environment in which they are situated while maintaining a productive culture system. In this study, the importance of organic manure applications in...

    Published January 25th 2007 by CRC Press

  10. The Dynamics of Shoreline Wetlands and Sediments of Northern Lake Victoria

    By N.G.T. Azza

    This book presents the results of research conducted between 2000 and 2004 on Lake Victoria (East Africa). The research examined the spatial spread of shoreline wetlands and found their distribution to be strongly influenced by the action of wind and waves. Evidence also pointed to a strong...

    Published January 18th 2007 by CRC Press