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Global Groundwater

Global Groundwater Book
Author : Abhijit Mukherjee,Bridget R. Scanlon,Alice Aureli,Simon Langan,Huaming Guo,Andrew A. McKenzie
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2020-11-08
ISBN : 0128181737
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Global Groundwater: Source, Scarcity, Sustainability, Security, and Solutions presents a compilation of compelling insights into groundwater scenarios within all groundwater-stressed regions across the world. Thematic sub-sections include groundwater studies on sources, scarcity, sustainability, security, and solutions. The chapters in these sub-sections provide unique knowledge on groundwater for scientists, planners, and policymakers, and are written by leading global experts and researchers. Global Groundwater: Source, Scarcity, Sustainability, Security, and Solutions provides a unique, unparalleled opportunity to integrate the knowledge on groundwater, ranging from availability to pollution, nation-level groundwater management to transboundary aquifer governance, and global-scale review to local-scale case-studies. Provides interdisciplinary content that bridges the knowledge from groundwater sources to solutions and sustainability, from science to policy, from technology to clean water and food Includes global and regional reviews and case studies, building a bridge between broad reviews of groundwater-related issues by domain experts as well as detailed case studies by researchers Identifies pathways for transforming knowledge to policy and governance of groundwater security and sustainability

Georgetown Journal of International Affairs

Georgetown Journal of International Affairs Book
Author : Aaron Baum,Emily Dougherty
Publisher : Georgetown University Press
Release : 2020-11-01
ISBN : 1647120462
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Climate—Change is Inevitable is the theme of the twenty-first edition of the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs. This issue confronts one of humanity’s most consequential challenges head-on in pursuit of a better world. With insights from practitioners, experts, and academics from around the globe, this edition provides a full and robust picture of the intersecting impacts of climate change—from business to security to culture and beyond. The Georgetown Journal of International Affairs (GJIA) is the flagship, peer-reviewed academic journal of the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. GJIA goes beyond the headlines in identifying and discussing trends that will shape the world, pairing the foresight of students with the wisdom of accomplished thinkers. Each print edition provides readers with a diverse array of timely, peer-reviewed content that brings unique insight to the broader international relations dialogue. The Journal features a Forum section that offers focused analysis on the theme at hand, along with seven regular sections: Business and Economics, Conflict and Security, Human Rights and Development, Society and Culture, Dialogues, Global Governance, and Science and Technology.

Global Groundwater Resources and Management

Global Groundwater Resources and Management Book
Author : B.S. Paliwal
Publisher : Scientific Publishers
Release : 2017-04-01
ISBN : 9387869660
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The book on “Global Groundwater Resources and Management” has been aimed at growing recognition of depleting world groundwater resources, their contamination, future requirement of the fast growing human population of the world and urgent need of a better groundwater resources management system. The issues are quite complex but now they have crossed all the political boundaries and have become a common cause. The biggest challenge before the scientific community is to integrate valuable scientific advances and technological progress to solve the issue based on holistic and effective sustainable groundwater management. The book comprises the selected papers presented from all over the world at the 33rd International Geological Congress, Oslo, Norway, August 6 -14. 2008. A referee system of high, international standard has been used to review all the papers thoroughly before accepting them for publication. Each paper has been reviewed by at least two internationally recognized subject experts. In many cases as many as 5 or 6 subject experts have been contacted for the review work for a single paper because a much delayed response from the first two reviewers. Fortunately, all of them have sent their review comments simultaneously but at a later date. The book is broadly divided into five sections dealing with key aspects of global groundwater resources and management 1. Groundwater Resources and Management 2. Hydogeological Conditions, Groundwater Assessment and Modeling 3. Hydrogeochemistry and Contamination of Groundwater Resources 4. Exploitation of Groundwater and its Recharge 5. Hazardous Groundwater Conditions In total 31 research papers from Argentina, Australia, Bangladesh, China, Finland, Greece, India, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, Turkey and Uzbekistan were selected from the General Symposium: Hydrogeology of the 33rd I.G.C. Oslo-2008. Reviewers were from countries like Argentina, Bangladesh, China, Finland, Greece, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, Syria, Thailand, Turkey and Uzbekistan.

Managing the Global Environmental Challenge

Managing the Global Environmental Challenge Book
Author : Business International Corporation
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1992
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Water

Water Book
Author : Richard G. Lawford,Richard Lawford,Denise Fort,Susanna Eden,Holly Hartmann,Holly H.. Hartmann
Publisher : American Geophysical Union
Release : 2003-01-10
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Water Resources Monograph Series, Volume 16. From the local to the global scale, water use and sustainability are issues of pressing importance. Never before has water science needed to inform water policy so much, and never before have we seen how challenging it is to advance that relationship. How rapidly is the demand for water growing? What climate- or pollution-imposed limits to water supplies exist, and how can we best manage them? Will privatization benefit water management, resource development, and the environment? How can science work more closely with the policy and engineering communities to perfect knowledge-based water planning? Water: Science, Policy, and Management discusses these issues, and more. Scientists in water research and geography, water policy experts, water managers and engineers, lawyers grappling with water issues, and environmentalists concerned with the state of water internationally will find this book a significant resource now and in the coming years.

Dissertation Abstracts International

Dissertation Abstracts International Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2007
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Water Resources Management

Water Resources Management Book
Author : J. Ngana
Publisher : Dar Es Salaam University Press
Release : 2002
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Contents: land uses of the Pangani river basin, e.g. farming and non-farming activities; socio-economic aspects of water resources management; rural population mobility; institutional arrangements in river basins, legislation and policies; poverty and the impact of climate change; the environmental economics of water resource management - e.g. diminishing water resources and increasing water demands; population growth and migration trends; land degradation, hydrologic modelling and irrigation management; the impact of irrigation and the spread of disease; vegetation and its relation with hydrology; and conservation strategies in the Kilimanjaro mountains.

Climate Change Effects on Groundwater Resources

Climate Change Effects on Groundwater Resources Book
Author : Holger Treidel,Jose Luis Martin-Bordes,Jason J. Gurdak
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2011-12-02
ISBN : 0415689368
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Climate change is expected to modify the hydrological cycle and affect freshwater resources. Groundwater is a critical source of fresh drinking water for almost half of the world’s population and it also supplies irrigated agriculture. Groundwater is also important in sustaining streams, lakes, wetlands, and associated ecosystems. But despite this, knowledge about the impact of climate change on groundwater quantity and quality is limited. Direct impacts of climate change on natural processes (groundwater recharge, discharge, storage, saltwater intrusion, biogeochemical reactions, chemical fate and transport) may be exacerbated by human activities (indirect impacts). Increased groundwater abstraction, for example, may be needed in areas with unsustainable or contaminated surface water resources caused by droughts and floods. Climate change effects on groundwater resources are, therefore, closely linked to other global change drivers, including population growth, urbanization and land-use change, coupled with other socio-economic and political trends. Groundwater response to global changes is a complex function that depends on climate change and variability, topography, aquifer characteristics, vegetation dynamics, and human activities. This volume contains case studies from diverse aquifer systems, scientific methods, and climatic settings that have been conducted globally under the framework of the UNESCO-IHP project Groundwater Resources Assessment under the Pressures of Humanity and Climate Change (GRAPHIC). This book presents a current and global synthesis of scientific findings and policy recommendations for scientists, water managers and policy makers towards adaptive management of groundwater sustainability under future climate change and variability.

Workshop on Water on Mars

Workshop on Water on Mars Book
Author : Stephen Mark Clifford
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1985
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Annual Editions Environment 08 09

Annual Editions  Environment 08 09 Book
Author : Zachary Sharp
Publisher : McGraw-Hill/Dushkin
Release : 2008-02-20
ISBN : 9780073515489
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This Twenty-Seventh Edition of ANNUAL EDITIONS: ENVIRONMENT 07/08 provides convenient, inexpensive access to current articles selected from the best of the public press. Organizational features include: an annotated listing of selected World Wide Web sites; an annotated table of contents; a topic guide; a general introduction; brief overviews for each section; a topical index; and an instructor’s resource guide with testing materials. USING ANNUAL EDITIONS IN THE CLASSROOM is offered as a practical guide for instructors. ANNUAL EDITIONS titles are supported by our student website, www.mhcls.com/online.

Groundwater and Society

Groundwater and Society Book
Author : United Nations,Jacob J. Burke,Marcus Moench,United Nations. Department of Economic and Social Affairs,United Nations. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean,ISET Institute for Social Environmental Transition
Publisher : United Nations Publications
Release : 2000
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book takes stock of the development and abuse of groundwater over the past century and measures present approaches to groundwater management against the reality of declining water tables and polluted aquifers. It discusses the impact these have had on people, their livelihoods, communities and environment. The prospects for sustainable development are then examined.

Groundwater

Groundwater Book
Author : International Association for Hydraulic Research. Congress,Angelos N. Findikakis,Fritz Stauffer
Publisher : Amer Society of Civil Engineers
Release : 1997
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This collection contains 86 papers on the excessive use of groundwater or its contamination that were presented at the session Water for a Changing Global Community at the 27th Congress of the International Association of Hydraulic Research, held in San Francisco, California, August 20-25, 1997.

The World s Water

The World s Water Book
Author : Peter H. Gleick
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2004
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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World Bank Staff Working Paper

World Bank Staff Working Paper Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1981
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Oxford Companion to Global Change

The Oxford Companion to Global Change Book
Author : Master Andrew Goudie,David Cuff,Andrew Goudie,Professor of Geography David Cuff
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2009
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

In recent years, global change has become increasingly important in technological, ecological and political spheres. This companion examines the environmental events of recent times, and investigates long-term trends as well as broader issues of global change.

The United Nations World Water Development Report N 4 Groundwater and Global Change Trends Opportunities and Challenges

The United Nations World Water Development Report     N   4     Groundwater and Global Change  Trends  Opportunities and Challenges Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : UNESCO
Release : 2012
ISBN : 9230010499
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Water for People Water for Life

Water for People  Water for Life Book
Author : The United Nations World Water Development Report,Unesco,Kofi A. Annan,World Water Assessment Programme (United Nations)
Publisher : Berghahn Books
Release : 2003
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This Report offers the most comprehensive assessment to date of the state of the world's freshwater resources, based on the collective input of twenty-three United Nations agencies and convention secretariats. The global picture is complemented by the presentation of seven pilot case studies of river basins representing different social, economic and environmental settings: Lake Titicaca (Bolivia, Peru), Senegal River (Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Senegal), Seine-Normandy (France); Lake Peipsi/Chudskoe-Pskovskoe, (Estonia, Russian Federation); Ruhuna basins (Sri Lanka); Greater Tokyo (Japan); and Chao Phraya River (Thailand). With its numerous full-colour maps, country tables, references and coverage of a broad range of themes and real-world examples, the UN World Water Development Report - Water for People, Water for Life - should find its place as a valued, authoritative and well-worn reference book.