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Main Title Integrated Watershed Management Perspectives and Problems / [electronic resource] :
Type EBOOK
Author Beheim, Einar.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Rajwar, Govind S.
Haigh, Martin J.
Krecek, Josef.
Publisher Springer Netherlands,
Year Published 2010
Call Number TD419-428
ISBN 9789048137695
Subjects Environmental sciences. ; Hydraulic engineering. ; Geology. ; Geography. ; Sustainable development. ; Environmental pollution.
Internet Access
Description Access URL
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-3769-5
Collation XVII, 273 p. online resource.
Notes
Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
Contents Notes
Sustainable Watershed Management -- Sustainable Management of Headwater Resources -- Social Science Contributions to Multiple Objective Decision Making within Watersheds -- Managing Headwater Regions in Australia: Assessing Socio-economic and Resource Sustainability -- Building Co-operations, Coalitions and Governance on Mountain Catchments Sustainability -- Developing Sustainability Priorities with a Participatory Process: Lake Victoria Basin, East Africa -- Management of Headwaters in Acidified Areas along the West Coast of Norway -- Catchment and Streamflow Hydrology -- Monitoring for Modelling Reality and Sound Economics -- The Nile Headwaters: Wetlands and Catchments in Highland Ethiopia -- Changing Flow in the Okavango Basin: Upstream Developments and Downstream Effects -- Bedrock Groundwater as a Major Control on Streamflow Generation in Upland Wales, UK -- CRENODAT (Biodiversity Assessment and Integrity Evaluation of Springs of Trentino (Italian Alps) and Long-term Ecological Research): Project Design and Preliminary Results -- Quality, Pollution and Management of Water Resources -- Water as a Symbol of National Identity in Norway -- Assessing Renewable Water Resources and Water Use in Angola -- Water Management Issues in Middle Mountain Catchments of the Nepal Himalayas: The Downstream Perspective -- Inventorisation of Environmental Risk Associated with Hazardous Waste Generated in Small Scale Industrial Area of Delhi, India -- The Impact of Land Use on Nutrient Concentration in Upper Streams of Waters in Slovenia -- Recovery of Headwater Catchments and Lakes Affected by the Acid Atmospheric Deposition -- Monitoring and Mitigation of Disasters -- Disasters in the Hindu Kush Himalayan Region: A Case Study of Tsatichhu Lake in Bhutan -- Perception and Communication of Flood Risk: Preliminary Results from the FLOWS Project -- Decreasing the Risk of Floods in Small and Medium Sized Catchments through Natural Storage in Headwater and Riparian Zones -- Estimating Sediment Mobilisation from Torrent and Gully Deposits: Field Studies -- Socio-Economic and Environmental Impacts of Erosion and Sedimentation in Sudan. Headwaters are fragile environments threatened by anthropogenic actions. The regeneration of headwaters calls for a practical approach through integrated environmental management. This book discusses various issues concerning headwater regions of the world under wide-ranging themes: climate change impacts, vegetal cover, sub-surface hydrology, catchment and streamflow hydrology, pollution, water quality and limnology, remote sensing and GIS, environmental impact assessment and mitigation, socio-economic impacts, public participation, education and management, and integrated watershed management. This book aims to bring about an awareness in sustainable regeneration of headwater regions and particularly highlighting the problems of environmental management in highlands and headwaters. These regions consist of great reserves of natural resources which need to be exploited and managed sustainably.