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Study and management of water resources in arid and semi-arid regions
Symposium on Study and Management of Water Resources in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions (1978 Ahmedabad, India)
|Statement||editors, S.K. Gupta, P. Sharma.|
|Contributions||Gupta, Shiv K., 1930-, Sharma, P.|
|LC Classifications||GB841 .S93 1978|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxvii, 513 p. :|
|Number of Pages||513|
|LC Control Number||80903640|
semi-arid or arid. Arid and semi-arid regions comprise 1/3 of the earth’s land surface. (Semi-arid regions are defined as areas of land that get 25 to 50 cms (10 to 20 inches) of precipitation, and usually have scrubby vegetation with short, coarse grasslands. Arid regions get less than that.) Water resource challenges include increasing. Communities in these areas pay the price for thousands of years of water manipulation. Presenting important insight into the complexities of arid region hydrology, Engineering Hydrology of Arid and Semi-Arid Regions explores the key components for formulating and implementing integrated management approaches in catchment (wadi) systems.
Arid and semi-arid regions face major challenges in the management of scarce freshwater resources under pressures of population, economic development, climate change, pollution and over-abstraction. Groundwater is commonly the most important water resource in these areas. Groundwater models are widely used globally to understand groundwater systems and to . Buy Water Management in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions: Interdisciplinary Perspectives by Phoebe Koundouri, Katia Karousakis, Dionysis Assimacopoulos, Paul Jeffrey (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.
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Water deficiency in many arid and semi-arid regions in Southern Europe is becoming a major constraint for economic welfare and sustainable regional development. These regions are characterised by high spatial and temporal imbalances of water demand and supply, seasonal water uses, inadequate water resources and poor institutional water management.
Symposium on Study and Management of Water Resources in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions ( Ahmedabad, India). Study and management of water resources in arid and semi-arid regions.
New Delhi: Today & Tommorrow's Printers and Publishers, (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. Lessons are learned from various case studies, which examine competing water use patterns, compare governance structures and how these have evolved in response to scarcity, and structural and non-structural instruments to address water deficiency.
Water Management in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions will appeal to policymakers in relevant countries Price: $ Contents:PART I: INTRODUCTION1.
Water Management and Arid and Semi-Arid Regions: Interdisciplinary Perspectives - An Introduction Katia Karousakis and Phoebe KoundouriPART II: A STRATEGY-DEVELOPING APPROACH FOR REGULATING AND MANAGING WATER RESOURCES AND DEMAND IN WATER-DEFICIENT REGIONS: THE.
This book examines the problems and opportunities involved in man's use of semi-arid areas. The authors are all actively involved in research and land management in the areas discussed. Each chapter begins with a detailed, up-to-date account of the ecology of the region (its climate, soils, vegetation, fauna and main ecological characteristics).Format: Ebook.
in arid and semi-arid regions reduce and treat stormwater runof. The green roof installed atop the EPA Region 8 Oice in Denver, Colorado, for instance, retains more than 80% of the rainfall it receives. When designed appropriately, green roofs may ofer a water-eicient approach to urban stormwater management in arid and semi arid regions.
integrated water resource planning in arid and semi-arid regions. In the context of the EU Water Framework Directive, the systematic evaluation of water management interventions should be performed for a long time horizon, simulating long-run accumulative effects and anticipating potential future changes and uncertainties.
SelectedFile Size: KB. Sustainable Water Resources Management in Arid and Semi-arid Regions W. Kinzelbach 1, P.
Bauer 2, T. Siegfried 1 1 Institute of Environmental Engineering, ETH Zurich, Switzerland. Agricultural drainage water management in arid and semi-arid areas ISSN FAO IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE PAPER 61 This publication provides planners, decision-makers and engineers with guidelines to sustain irrigated agriculture and at the same time to protect water resources from the negative impacts of agricultural drainage water by: A typology of economic instruments and methods for efficient water resources management in arid and semi-arid regions / Katia Karousakis and Phoebe Koundouri Competition versus cooperation in groundwater extraction: a stochastic framework with heterogeneous agents / Marita Laukkanen and Phoebe Koundouri Arid regions in Egypt are characterized by extremely limited surface water resources.
Rainfall events in the arid regions are rare and when they occur, are of short duration and high intensity (Sharma et al.,Martínez-Mena et al.,Osterkamp and Friedman, ).Cited by: PDF | OnWolfgang Kinzelbach and others published Sustainable Water Management in Arid and Semi-arid Environments | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate.
The collaborative project “Seasonal water resources management in semi-arid regions: Transfer of regionalized global information to prac-tice” (SaWaM) is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Re-search (BMBF) under the funding program “Globale Ressource Was-ser” (GROW, Global resource water).
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Gulati and Kanchan Chopra (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Given Jordan’s limited water resources and the doubling of its population over the last two decades, the gap between water demand and supply has been constantly increasing. Climate change is anticipated to worsen this situation by jeopardizing existing water resources.
In the present study, SWAT was used to assess the impacts of climate change on water Cited by: 5. Semi‐arid and arid regions (i.e. drylands with annual mean rainfall between 25 and mm) cover approximately one‐third of the world’s land area and are inhabited by almost million people.
Because they are a resource in short supply, waters in drylands are under increasing human pressures, and many are threatened by rising salinities Cited by: Hydrology and Best Practices for Managing Water Resources in Arid and Semi-Arid Lands Christopher Misati Ondieki (Kenyatta University, Kenya) and Johnson U.
Kitheka (South Eastern Kenya University. The management of water resources is extremely important for survival. Depending on the climate, certain regions require different strategies to maintain sustainable hydrological systems. Hydrology and Best Practices for Managing Water Resources in Arid and Semi-Arid Lands is a crucial scholarly res.
Progress 01/01/03 to 12/31/04 Outputs The purpose of the project is to enhance water resource sustainability in the semi-arid region of the Southwestern United States. It is a major NSF project involving many universities, a number of federal and state agencies, private companies and individuals.
Our part in the project had specifically two objectives: (1) to. The natural scarcity of water in arid and semiarid regions, aggravated by man-made factors, makes it difficult to achieve a reliable water resources supply. Communities in these areas pay the price for thousands of years of water manipulation.
Presenting important insight into the complexities of ar. Water Management in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions Interdisciplinary Perspectives and guidelines for water management necessary for the formulation and implementation of integrated sustainable management of water resources.
Lessons are learned from various case studies, which examine competing water use patterns, compare governance structures.Integrated Urban Water Management: Arid and Semi-Arid Regions - the outcome of UNESCO's International Hydrological Programme project on the topic - examines the integrated management of water resources in urban settings, focusing on issues specific to arid and semi-arid regions and on what make them different from other : Larry Mays.Arid and semi-arid regions occur in about 30% of the total land area of the world.
An intensification of the desertification caused by global warming and poor land management practices endanger water resources. In arid lands the exploration and monitoring of water resources is a prerequisite for water accessibility, rational use and management.