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River Basin Management in the Twenty-First Century

Understanding People and Place, 1st Edition

Edited by Victor Roy Squires, Hugh Martin Milner, Katherine Anne Daniell

CRC Press

542 pages

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Worldwide development of agriculture and industry creates burgeoning demands on natural resources. Management of the rivers and the surrounding landscape is one of the important tasks for today and for the foreseeable future. Lessons learned from centuries of management (and mismanagement) have been distilled into principles and practices which for

Table of Contents

River Basins: what are they and why do we study them?. River basins of the world's mid latitude regions. Case studies on representative basins (outlining problems and prospects). Legislative and policy issues in Basin management. Examples of best practice?. Implementation issues. Key word Index.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NAT011000
NATURE / Environmental Conservation & Protection
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
SCI086000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General
TEC010030
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply