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Main Title The World's Water The Biennial Report on Freshwater Resources / [electronic resource] :
Author Gleick, Peter H.
Publisher Island Press/Center for Resource Economics : Imprint: Island Press,
Year Published 2011
Call Number TD419-428
ISBN 9781610910484
Subjects Environmental sciences. ; Hydraulic engineering. ; Agriculture. ; Climatic changes. ; Environmental pollution.
Internet Access
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Collation XVI, 424p. online resource.
Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
Contents Notes
Foreword -- Introduction -- 1. Climate Change and Transboundary Waters -- 2. Corporate Water Management -- 3. Water Quality- 4. Fossil Fuels and Water Quality -- 5. Australia's Millennium Drought: Impacts and Responses -- 6. China Dams -- 7. U.S. Water Policy Reform -- Water Brief 1. Bottled Water and Energy -- Water Brief 2. The Great Lakes Water Agreements -- Water Brief 3. Water in the Movies -- Water Brief 4. Water Conflict Chronology -- Data Section -- Water Units, Data Conversions, and Constants -- Comprehensive Table of Contents -- Comprehensive Index. Produced biennially, The World's Water is the most comprehensive and up-to-to date source of information and analysis on freshwater resources. Each new volume examines critical global trends and offers the best data available on a variety of topics related to water. Volume 7 features chapters on U.S. water policy, transboundary waters, and the effects of fossil fuel production on water resources, among other timely issues. Water briefs provide concise updates on topics including bottled water, The Great Lakes Water Agreement, and water and security. The World's Water is coauthored by MacArthur "genius" Peter H. Gleick and his colleagues at the world-renowned Pacific Institute. Since the first volume was published in 1998, the series has become an indispensable resource for professionals in government agencies and nongovernmental organizations, researchers, students, and anyone concerned with water and its use.