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  • Spatio-temporal Analysis and Optimization of Land Use/Cover Change

    Shenzhen as a Case Study

    By Biao Liu, Huang Bo

    This book will firstly help readers establish the research parameters of land use change and then provide a set of statistical models to effectively process land use change data. Analysis of the results derived from this processing will aid urban planners and policy makers to effectively understand…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01 
    CRC Press

  • Modernisation Strategy for National Irrigation Systems in the Philippines

    Balanac and Sta. Maria River Irrigation Systems

    By Mona Liza F. Delos Reyes

    The book presents documentary evidence of the insufficiency of rehabilitation works to close the gap between the irrigation service and actual area irrigated of publicly funded national irrigation systems in the Philippines. It outlines a methodology for formulating a modernisation plan for…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01 
    CRC Press

  • Local Capillary Trapping in Geological Storage of Carbon Dioxide (CO2)

    By Ehsan Saadatpoor

    After the injection of CO2 into a subsurface formation, storage mechanisms help immobilize the CO2. Injection strategies that promote the movement of CO2 during the post-injection period can increase immobilization by mechanisms of dissolution and residual phase trapping. This book argues that the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-30 
    CRC Press

  • Role of Reservoir Operation in Sustainable Water Supply to Subak Irrigation Schemes in Yeh Ho River Basin

    Development of Subak Irrigation Schemes: Learning from Experiences of Ancient Subak Schemes for Participatory Irrigation System Management in Bali

    By Mawiti Infantri Yeketi

    A Subak irrigation scheme, primarily in Bali, Indonesia concerns an irrigation system of which the construction, operation and management are based on agreed principles of technology, management of agriculture and religious community. Subak systems have been well known since the 9th Century. As a…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25 
    CRC Press

  • Energy For Water

    Regional case studies

    Edited by Christopher Napoli

    Water and energy are inextricably linked: unsound management of either resource can have an impact on the cost, availability and sustainability of the other. This book explores the "energy for water" component of the water-energy nexus. It offers diverse case studies from around the world including…

    Hardback – 2017-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • Handbook of Drought and Water Scarcity

    Environmental Impacts and Analysis of Drought and Water

    Edited by Saeid Eslamian, Faezeh A. Eslamian

    This volume includes over 30 chapters, written by experts from around the world. It examines the environmental aspects of drought such as groundwater and soil contamination, river low-flow, urban water quality, and desertification. It also examines the effects of climate change and variability on…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Experimental Hydraulics: Methods, Instrumentation, Data Processing and Management

    Edited by Jochen Aberle, Colin Rennie, Marian Muste, David Admiraal

    A practical guide for the design of laboratory and field experiments, selection of appropriate instrumentation and experimental methodologies, as well as for conducting and analyzing experimental studies.  Providing an end-to-end guidance to support experimentalists in the design and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Data, Models and Analysis

    The Highest Impact Articles in Atmosphere-Ocean

    Edited by Guoqi Han, Hai Lin, Douw Steyn

    This volume contains the ten most cited articles to appear in the journal Atmosphere-Ocean since 1995. These articles cover a wide range of topics in meteorology, climatology and oceanography. Modelling work is represented in five papers, covering global climate model development; a cumulus…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Hydraulic Fracturing Wastewater

    Treatment, Reuse, and Disposal

    By Frank R. Spellman

    This book provides a balanced discussion about the wastewater generated by hydraulic fracturing operations, and how to manage it. It includes an in-depth discussion of the hydraulic fracturing process, the resulting water cycle, and the potential risks to groundwater, soil, and air. The “fracking”…

    Hardback – 2017-05-09 
    CRC Press

  • Lacto-Fermentation of Human Excreta for Agricultural Application

    By Nadejda Andreev

    Human excreta is a valuable fertilizer for improving soil quality and crop productivity, with a potential to replace or complement the mineral fertilizers. The main challenges related to human excreta regarding agricultural applications are microbial contamination risks, loss of nutrients, and odor…

    Paperback – 2017-05-05 
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Drought and Water Scarcity

    Management of Drought and Water Scarcity

    Edited by Saeid Eslamian, Faezeh A. Eslamian

    This volume includes over 30 chapters, written by experts from around the world. It examines numerous management strategies for dealing with drought and scarcity. These strategies include management approaches for different regions, such as coastal, urban, rural, and agricultural areas. It offers…

    Hardback – 2017-05-02 
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Drought and Water Scarcity

    Principles of Drought and Water Scarcity

    Edited by Saeid Eslamian, Faezeh A. Eslamian

    This volume include over 30 chapters, written by experts from around the world. It examines drought and all of the fundamental principles relating to drought and water scarcity. It includes coverage of the causes of drought, occurences, preparations, drought vulnerability assessments, societal…

    Hardback – 2017-05-02 
    CRC Press

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