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Main Title The world's water, volume 7 : the biennial report on freshwater resources /
Author Gleick, Peter H.
Publisher Island Press,
Year Published 2012
OCLC Number 764494543
ISBN 9781597269995; 1597269999
Subjects Fresh water ; Water-supply ; Water use ; Water conservation ; Water resources development ; Water resources development--International cooperation ; Conservation of natural resources ; Sustainable development ; Climatic changes
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EIAM  TD345.G633 2012 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 08/24/2012
ERAM  TD345 .G633 2012 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 08/24/2012
Collation xv, 422 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Produced biennially, "The World's Water" is the most comprehensive and up-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. The 2011-2012 edition features chapters on water policy, transboundary waters, and the effects of fossil fuel production on water resources, among other timely issues. "The World's Water" is coauthored by Peter H. Gleick and his colleagues at the Pacific Institute. Since the first volume was published in 1998, the series has become an indispensable resource for professionals in government and non-governmental organizations, researchers, students, and anyone concerned with water and its use. Includes bibliographical references by chapter and comprehensive index.
Contents Notes
Climate change and transboundary waters -- Corporate water management -- Water quality -- Fossil fuels and water quality -- Australia's millennium drought: impacts and responses -- China dams -- US water policy reform -- Water briefs: Bottled water and energy, Great Lakes water agreements, Water in the movies, Water conflict chronology -- Data section -- Water units, data conversions, and constants -- Comprehensive table of contents -- Comprehensive index.