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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Water resources /
Author Anisfeld, Shimon C.
Publisher Island Press,
Year Published 2010
OCLC Number 496964258
ISBN 1597264946 (cloth : alk. paper); 9781597264945 (cloth : alk. paper); 1597264954 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9781597264952 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Subjects Watershed management. ; Water resources development--Environmental aspects. ; Water-supply--Social aspects. ; Watervoorziening ; Natuurlijke hulpbronnen ; Waterhuishouding
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJAM  TC409.A73 2010 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 10/09/2012
Collation xviii, 330 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-315) and index.
Contents Notes
Past, present, and future: introduction to the water crisis -- Quantity and quality: introduction to water resource science -- Supply and demand: water availability and water use -- Water, water, everywhere: dealing with floods -- Nor any drop to drink: water scarcity -- The end of stationarity: water in an era of global change -- Soft and hard: technologies for sustainable water management -- Human and ecosystems: finding the right balance -- Overconsumption and underconsumption: water for households and health -- Crops and drops: getting more from less in agricultural water use -- Growth and sustainability: using water more wisely in industry -- Basic need and economic good: the contested role of economics in water management -- Conflict and cooperation: transboundary and intersectoral water management -- Conclusion: the imperative of better management.