Infrastructure Monitoring Books

  • Quality Management in Higher Education

    A timely intervention as higher education in India begins to pay equal importance to Quality, alongside Access and Equity. Indian higher education is the third largest in the world. It is undergoing unprecedented expansion and reforms. Yet, no Indian university figures among the World’s Top 100! The problem lies primarily with the quality of ...

  • Water, Wastewater and Stormwater Infrastructure Management

    Explains how to optimize the operation of water supply systems and the related advances in Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems Examines the advances in design and construction methods such as building information modeling (BIM) Discusses municipal budgeting, chain of planning, programming, and related subjects Tackles ...

  • The 3-D Global Spatial Data Model: Foundation of the Spatial Data Infrastructure

    Traditional methods for handling spatial data are encumbered by the assumption of separate origins for horizontal and vertical measurements. Modern measurement systems operate in a 3-D spatial environment. The 3-D Global Spatial Data Model: Foundation of the Spatial Data Infrastructure offers a new model for handling digital spatial data, the ...

  • Rural-urban marketing linkages. An infrastructure identification and survey guide (English)

    Series: FAO Agricultural Services BulletinsBy 2030, 60 percent of the world's population are expected to be living in urban areas. Population growth is not solely in larger metropolitan centres - the mega cities. The numbers of small and intermediate-sized urban centres are also increasing and have an important role as links in the marketing ...

  • Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater Infrastructure Management

    According to a report released by the Water Infrastructure Network (WIN), over the next 20 years America´s water and wastewater systems will have to invest an additional $20 billion a year to replace aging and failing infrastructure in order to comply with the national environmental and public health priorities in the Clean Water Act and Safe ...

  • Environmental Infrastructure Management

    Environmental issues continue to burden governments and economies throughout the post-communist countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the newly independent states of the former Soviet Union. Severe environmental degradation is endemic to the region, the existing environmental infrastructure is often inadequate, significant new ...

  • Proceedings IDRC Davos 2008

    The IDRC Davos 2008 conference proceedings consist of: A “Short Abstract” book (400 pages) that contains the short abstracts of oral and poster presentations at IDRC Davos 2008 (except for externally organized ...

  • Information Technology in Water and Wastewater Facilities

    New Manual of Practice!!The manual presents an overview of the information technology (IT) systems, practices, and applications most relevant to utilities. This resource covers strategic planning, IT program development, project management, infrastructure, security, organizational issues, success factors, and challenges. Six real-world case ...

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