water mapping Books

  • Mapping Geomorphological Environments

    Mapping Geomorphological Environments is a highly descriptive textbook providing an excellent introduction to the latest methodologies for mapping geomorphological formations in a variety of different environments. Its holistic approach seeks to provide a meaningful linkage between state of the art techniques for geomorphological mapping, ...

  • Map Technical Report Series 168 Water Demand Management

    Proceedings of the 3rd Regional Workshop on Water and Sustainable Development in the Mediterranean Zaragoza, Spain 19-21 March ...

  • Essential Fish Habitat Mapping in the Mediterranean

    Proper designation of Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) is a highly important spatial measure in any management of fishery resources. EFH is defined as those waters and substrates necessary to fish for spawning, breeding, feeding, or growth to maturity, a definition that includes the physical, chemical and biological properties of marine areas and the ...

  • Lessons from Karachi: The Role of Demonstration, Documentation, Mapping and Relationship Building in Advocacy for Improved Urban Sanitation and Water

    The aim of this study report is to highlight the importance of mapping and documentation, for effective relationship building and advocacy. The report discusses how demonstration of solutions and the documentation and mapping, which are at the heart of the Orangi Pilot Project- Research and Training Institute’s (OPP-RTI’s) work, established the ...

  • In Dead Water

    The new rapid response report entitled In Dead Water has for the first time mapped the multiple and combined impacts of pollution; alien infestations; over-exploitation and climate change on the seas and oceans. The worst concentration of the cumulative impacts of climate change, coastal development and pollution appear to be concentrated in ...

  • MAP Technical Report Series No. 46 (English/French)

    Epidemiological studies related to environmental quality criteria for bathing waters, shellfish growing waters and edible marine organisms. Final report on project on relationship between microbial quality of coastal seawater and rotavirus-induced gastroenteritis among bathers ...

  • MAP Technical Report Series No. 46 (English/French)

    Epidemiological studies related to environmental quality criteria for bathing waters, shellfish growing waters and edible marine organisms. Final report on project on relationship between microbial quality of coastal seawater and rotavirus-induced gastroenteritis among bathers ...

  • Global Water Tool

    This flyer gives an overview of the WBCSD's Global Water Tool, a free and easy-to-use tool for companies and organizations to map their water use and assess risks relative to their global operations and supply ...

  • Green-Steam Mapping: Using Lean Techniques to Go Green

    Green-Steam Mapping is a systematic process or road map that employs lean techniques for achieving environmental sustainability in a way that improves an organziation’s bottom line as well as its overall health and sustainability. Based on the highly successfully lean philosophy and framework, going green can be applied to any organization, in any ...

  • Mediterranean Basin Water Atlas

    The synthetic maps presented in this book offer a series of panoramic views accompanied by short commentaries on the geography of the Mediterranean Basin. They show the extreme diversity of natural water resources, the specific needs of Mediterranean countries, and the impacts of water usage on the environment. This publication will satisfy the ...

  • Water Governance in OECD Countries

    Water Governance in OECD Countries: A Multilevel Approach addresses multilevel governance challenges in water policy implementation and identifies good practices for coordinating water policy across ministries, between levels of government, and across local actors at subnational level. Based on a methodological framework, it assesses the main ...

  • Stakeholder Engagement for Inclusive Water Governance

    This report assesses the current trends, drivers, obstacles, mechanisms, impacts, costs and benefits of stakeholder engagement in the water sector. It builds on empirical data collected through an extensive survey across 215 stakeholders, within and outside the water sector, and 69 case studies collected worldwide. It highlights the increasing ...

  • TERRASTAT. Global land resources GIS models and databases for poverty and food insecurity mapping (double CD-ROM) (En)

    Series: FAO Land and Water Digital Media Series - CD-ROMThe computer programmes on this CD-ROM display and export different biophysical themes ranging from specific soil constraints and climatic parameters to land degradation status at national and/or global level. These outputs are linked in tabular format with the population and population ...

  • Handbook of Water Sensitive Planning and Design

    Design options and planning procedures must be critically examined to ensure that landscapes are created with sensitivity to water quality and management issues as well as overall ecological integrity. Handbook of Water Sensitive Planning and Design presents the history of water as a design and planning element in landscape architecture and ...

  • Meeting Development Goals in Small Urban Centres Water and Sanitation in the World's Cities 2006

    This is the second UN-HABITAT global report on Water and Sanitation in the World´s Cities. This publication looks at small urban centres which tend to be overlooked, however they are the first tier markets and service providers for rural enterprise and development. Attaining the MDGs overall will depend to a large extent on how we can strengthen ...

  • Soil and Terrain Database, Land Degradation Status and Soil Vulnerability Assessment for Central and Eastern Europe (CD-ROM) FAO Land and Water Digita

    This CD-ROM presents the spatial and attribute databases and the technical reports produced during the execution of the Mapping of Soil and Terrain Vulnerability in Central and Eastern Europe (SOVEUR) project (GCP/RER/107/NET) between February 1997 and April 2000. The spatial and attribute databases contain : (i) a harmonized soil and terrain ...

  • Watersheds of the world

    Water resources eAtlasThis CD provides maps of land cover, population density and biodiversity for 154 basins and sub-basins around the world. It lists indicators and variables for each of these basins and, where appropriate, provides links and references to relevant information. It further contains 20 global maps portraying relevant water ...

  • Reservoir Eutrophication: Preventive Management

    The overall objective of Reservoir Eutrophication: Preventive Management is to present the environmental and anthropogenic factors associated with the process of eutrophication and algal blooms in the Rio Verde reservoir and propose lake use and management technologies in order to minimize the problem. Eutrophication process in Rio Verde reservoir ...

  • Soil and Terrain Database for Southern Africa (1:2 million scale) - CD-ROM (En)

    Series: FAO Land and Water Digital Media SeriesThis CD-ROM compiles the regional soil and terrain data for southern Africa (SOTERSAF) using material from eight countries in the region (Angola, Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland and the United Republic of Tanzania) following the SOTER methodology. Additional soil information and ...

  • Soil and terrain database for central Africa (CD-ROM) (En)

    Series: FAO Land and Water Digital Media Series - CD-ROMThis CD-ROM contains the Soil and Terrain Database (SOTERCAF) for three countries in Central Africa. Additional soil, land form and lithological information is also included. The scale of maps is 1:1 million for Burundi and Rwanda and 1:2 million for the Democratic Republic of the Congo. ...

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