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River Basin Management IV

by WIT Press (Wessex Institute of Technology)

River basin management is a complex and interdisciplinary issue. It essentially includes river and groundwater flows, quantity and quality of water resources, water and soil interaction, droughts and floods; all these, in a frame of increasing and competing human demands, deterioration of natural resources, climate change, changing public views, ...;

Governance and Management for Sustainable Water Systems

by IWA Publishing

Increasing global pressure on water resources requires many actions from governments and individuals to achieve sustainable levels of water use.   These involve management tasks such as project development and utility operation, but the degree of interdependence among the many participants in water management is so great that additional regulatory ...;

The Danube: A River Basin in Transition

by Springer

Tensions in parts of the Danube River Basin, the former Yugoslavia, Bulgaria and elsewhere demonstrate the need for international agreements which will help stabilize and improve economies, governments, and environmental management within the countries in transition and across national borders. An instrument of peace, a Convention which ...;

Integrated River Basin Management through Decentralization

by Springer

Drawing upon a worldwide survey of river basin organizations and in-depth studies of eight river basins in a variety of locations around the globe, this book examines how institutional arrangements for managing water resources at the river-basin level have been designed and implemented, what the impetus for these arrangements has been, and what ...;

Forest Environments in the Mekong River Basin

by Springer

Until now, there have been few research works on Cambodian forests because of the long period of civil war, restricting forest researchers and surveyors in the area. This book presents many new topics of research in forests such as those of Cambodia, unavailable until now. One of the most attractive features of the volume is that it fills the gaps ...;

The Jordan River and Dead Sea Basin

by Springer

This book brings together leading international and regional scholars and experts to reflect on appropriate models of water governance for the Jordan River and Dead Sea basin. Decades of unilateral actions by the basin’s riparians has left this valuable water resource in a state of ecological crisis. Growing water demand amid growing water ...;

The Jordan River and Dead Sea Basin

by Springer

This book brings together leading international and regional scholars and experts to reflect on appropriate models of water governance for the Jordan River and Dead Sea basin. Decades of unilateral actions by the basin’s riparians has left this valuable water resource in a state of ecological crisis. Growing water demand amid growing water ...;

Conflict and Cooperation on the Scheldt River Basin

by Springer

More than 200 major river basins are shared by two or more countries and, together, these basins account for about 60% of the earth's land area, constituting a significant portion of the world's fresh water resources. They are thus both a significant asset to the nations sharing them, as well as a potential source of conflict. This book ...;

Rescue of Sturgeon Species in the Ural River Basin

by Springer

The Ural river, the third longest river in Europe, is a unique ecosystem. Unlike other large European rivers the river has not been regulated and the natural hydrological regime is still intact. Thanks to that it has the only remaining spawning habitats in the entire Caspian basin for all sturgeon species. Nevertheless, this fact is not well known ...;

Rescue of Sturgeon Species in the Ural River Basin

by Springer

The Ural river, the third longest river in Europe, is a unique ecosystem. Unlike other large European rivers the river has not been regulated and the natural hydrological regime is still intact. Thanks to that it has the only remaining spawning habitats in the entire Caspian basin for all sturgeon species. Nevertheless, this fact is not well known ...;

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