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  • Water Economics in the Anthropocene

    By Atif Kubursi, Velma I. Grover

    Water is often treated as a consumer good or a producer good; rarely is it seen as a scarce asset or natural capital. Significant differences emerge when water is treated as a reproducible commodity versus a nonrenewable asset, and this book will integrate both. Physical scarcity is compounded by…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    CRC Press

  • Lake Governance

    Edited by Velma I. Grover, Gail Krantzberg

    The Lake Governance book will focus on comparative analysis of governance structures by examining policy, legal and institutional structures of current transboundary commissions to develop a common framework for good governance of transboundary lakes. Cooperation among nations sharing natural…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15
    CRC Press

  • The Regeneration Imperative

    Revitalization of Built and Natural Assets

    By William Humber, Gail Krantzberg, Velma I. Grover

    This book on urban regeneration takes an approach that captures the increasing urbanization of modern living in all parts of the world. Revitalization of built and natural surroundings needs to take place to achieve resilient environmental, social, and economic success. The book looks at proactive…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18
    CRC Press

  • Impact of Global Changes on Mountains

    Responses and Adaptation

    Edited by Velma I. Grover, Axel Borsdorf, Jürgen Breuste, Prakash Chandra Tiwari, Flavia Witkowski Frangetto

    Mountain regions encompass nearly 24 percent of the total land surface of the earth and are home to approximately 12 percent of the world’s population. Their ecosystems play a critical role in sustaining human life both in the highlands and the lowlands. During recent years, resource use in high…

    Hardback – 2014-12-19
    CRC Press

  • Water Co-Management

    Edited by Velma I. Grover, Gail Krantzberg

    Co-management is a highly dynamic, evolving, adaptive, and forward looking process. This edited volume covers theoretical background and includes supporting lessons learnt from field experiences. The book has case studies from both North and South America (co-management of fisheries,…

    Hardback – 2013-02-21
    CRC Press

  • Impact of Climate Change on Water and Health

    Edited by Velma I. Grover

    Since the hydrological cycle is so intricately linked to the climate system, any change in climate impacts the water cycle in terms of change in precipitation patterns, melting of snow and ice, increased evaporation, increased atmospheric water vapor and changes in soil moisture and run off.…

    Hardback – 2012-12-18
    CRC Press

  • Great Lakes

    Lessons in Participatory Governance

    Edited by Velma I. Grover, Gail Krantzberg

    This edited volume while focusing on participatory governance in the Great Lakes basin of North America also gives a comparative perspective of the African Great Lakes. The book describes the actions taken at degraded locations along the Great Lakes in North America through Remedial Action Plans (…

    Hardback – 2012-10-02
    CRC Press

  • Water

    A Source of Conflict or Cooperation?

    Edited by Velma I. Grover

    This volume describes various scenarios of conflict and cooperation over water resources among stakeholders in a variety of settings. It discusses treaty making over international rivers, bilateral cooperation on river development between South Africa and Lesotho, the political economy of water…

    Hardback – 2007-07-01
    CRC Press

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