This book is a collection of reports from international scholars on the environmental effects of various large scale river management programs. It examines the different aspects of river basin development with special focus on the type of problems likely to be encountered in developing countries.
1. Comparative Analysis of Complex River Development 2. The Volga River 3. The Azov Sea Water Economy and Ecological Problems: Investigation and Possible Solutions 4. The Problem of Transferring Runoff from Northern and Siberian Rivers to the Arid Regions of the European USSR, Soviet Central Asia, and Kazakhstan 5. The Columbia River 6. Changing Approaches to Water Management in the Fraser River Basin 7. The Plate River Basin 8. African Experience: Some Observations from Kenya