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Sustainable Watershed Management

Sustainable Watershed Management

I. Ethem Gonenc, John P. Wolflin, Rosemarie C. Russo

September 09, 2014

This proceedings volume contains papers and extended abstracts presented at the International Conference on Sustainable Watershed Management (SuWaMa 2014). The Conference was the second in a series of Sustainable Watershed Management Conferences. The objective of the Conference Series was to...

Economics of Water Management in Agriculture

Economics of Water Management in Agriculture

Thomas Bournaris, Julio Berbel, Basil Manos, Davide Viaggi

August 26, 2014

This book includes a set of papers from distinguished scholars who critically examine economic issues relating to the relationship between water and agriculture, with a special focus on irrigation. Employing state of the art methodologies, they address the most relevant issues in water policy. The...

Sustainable Micro Irrigation Management for Trees and Vines

Sustainable Micro Irrigation Management for Trees and Vines

Megh R. Goyal

August 19, 2014

This valuable book, the third volume in the Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation series, focuses on sustainable micro irrigation management for trees and vines. It covers the principles as well as recent advances and applications of micro irrigation techniques. Specialists throughout...

Management, Performance, and Applications of Micro Irrigation Systems

Management, Performance, and Applications of Micro Irrigation Systems

Megh R. Goyal

August 19, 2014

Management, Performance, and Applications of Micro Irrigation Systems, the fourth volume in the Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation series, emphasizes sustainable and meaningful methods of irrigation to counter rampant water scarcity. In many parts of the world, this scarcity...

Information Needs for Water Management

Information Needs for Water Management

Jos G. Timmerman

July 22, 2014

This book provides the necessary elements to determine exactly what information should be collected to make the collected information relevant for policy makers. It highlights the dissatisfaction of information users about the information they get and the reasons for this dissatisfaction. It also...

River Basin Management in the Twenty-First Century: Understanding People and Place

River Basin Management in the Twenty-First Century: Understanding People and Place

Victor Roy Squires, Hugh Martin Milner, Katherine Anne Daniell

July 10, 2014

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...

Space-time Variation of Hydrological Processes and Water Resources in Rwanda: Focus on the Migina Catchment, UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

Space-time Variation of Hydrological Processes and Water Resources in Rwanda: Focus on the Migina Catchment, UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

Omar Munyaneza

June 07, 2014

Presenting the hydrological research carried out in the Migina catchment (260 km2), Southern Rwanda with the objective to explore the hydrological trends and climate linkages for catchments in Rwanda (26,338 km2), and to contribute to the understanding of dominant hydrological process interactions....

Networked Environments for Stakeholder Participation in Water Resources and Flood Management: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

Networked Environments for Stakeholder Participation in Water Resources and Flood Management: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

Adrian Delos Santos Almoradie

May 29, 2014

Stakeholders’ lack of awareness, involvement and participation in the planning and management of water resources and flood risk often creates problems in the acceptance and implementation of proposed measures. Interactions among stakeholders and decision makers build awareness, trust, enhance...

Assessing the Impacts of Environmental Changes on the Water Resources of the Upper Mara, Lake Victoria Basin: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

Assessing the Impacts of Environmental Changes on the Water Resources of the Upper Mara, Lake Victoria Basin: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

Fidelis Ndambuki Kilonzo

May 29, 2014

Growing population and unregulated access to forest land have exerted high pressure on the land and water resources of the recharge areas of the transboundary Mara river, in the Lake Victoria region leading to changes in land and water use patterns in the basin. This thesis considers the...

Climate Change and Water Resources

Climate Change and Water Resources

Sangam Shrestha, Mukand S. Babel, Vishnu Prasad Pandey

May 22, 2014

  Covering all of the various aspects of water and climate change, Climate Change and Water Resources presents the principles of climate change science and its effects on earth’s water supply. Utilizing the knowledge and expertise from well-known experts in the field, the text provides a...

Modelling Groundwater Systems: Understanding and Improving Groundwater Quantity and Quality Management: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

Modelling Groundwater Systems: Understanding and Improving Groundwater Quantity and Quality Management: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

Girma Yimer Ebrahim

May 14, 2014

Groundwater is increasingly subjected to excessive over-exploitation and contamination in many parts of the world. It faces the challenge of balancing its multiple functions in a sustainable manner. This thesis explores several specific problems related to contaminant migration, groundwater-surface...

The Effect of Riparian Zones on Nitrate Removal by Denitrification at the River Basin Scale: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

The Effect of Riparian Zones on Nitrate Removal by Denitrification at the River Basin Scale: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

Linh Hoang

May 14, 2014

At the interface between terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, the riparian zone plays an important role in nitrogen removal, despite the minor proportion of the land area that it covers. Very limited studies are carried out in modelling these effects at the river basin scales. The Soil and Water...