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The Resource Water resources in the arid realm, Clive Agnew and Ewan Anderson

Water resources in the arid realm, Clive Agnew and Ewan Anderson

Label
Water resources in the arid realm
Title
Water resources in the arid realm
Statement of responsibility
Clive Agnew and Ewan Anderson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Agnew, Clive
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
TD365.A7
NAL item number
1992
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Anderson, Ewan W
Series statement
Routledge physical environment series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Water-supply
  • Arid regions ecology
  • Arid regions
  • Arid regions
  • Hydrology
Label
Water resources in the arid realm, Clive Agnew and Ewan Anderson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 290-322) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. I. Introduction. 1. Arid Environments. Location of arid areas. The climate of arid areas. Agriculture in arid lands -- Pt. II. Water resource problems. 2. Variable Water Supplies. Rainfall. Surface runoff. Groundwater. 3. Climatic Change in Arid Lands. Evidence of climatic change. Causes of climatic change in arid lands. Climatic change predictions. 4. Drought. Definitions of drought. Sahel drought case study. 5. Data Collection and Analysis. Precipitation. Evaporation and evapotranspiration. Surface water. Basin setting. Sedimentation. Soil moisture. Groundwater. Water quality. Water resource assessment and management -- Pt. III. Enhancing water supplies. 6. Irrigation. Traditional irrigation practices. Modern irrigation practices. Environmental hazards. Large or small scale? Crop water requirements and irrigation scheduling. Irrigation design and evaluation. Summary. 7. Desalination. Distillation. Membranes. Freezing. Summary. 8. Precipitation Enhancement and Cloud Seeding. Cloud seeding: a brief history. Physical methods. Scientific proof. Social and legal issues. Summary. 9. Water Storage. Surface storage. Interregional water transfers. Groundwater storage and recycling -- Pt. IV. Management of water resources. 10. The Geopolitics of Water. New world order. Geopolitics. Water as a strategic resource. The potential for water geopolitics. Water resources and geopolitics. International river basin: legal aspects. Three key catchments. Conclusion. 11. The Management of Water Resources. The hydrological system. Case studies of water management. Strategy and planning. Management planning. Supply, demand and water balance. Regulation. 12. Conclusions
Control code
ocm24794960
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 329 pages
Isbn
9780415079693
Lccn
91038302
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)24794960
  • (Sirsi) a426325
Label
Water resources in the arid realm, Clive Agnew and Ewan Anderson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 290-322) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. I. Introduction. 1. Arid Environments. Location of arid areas. The climate of arid areas. Agriculture in arid lands -- Pt. II. Water resource problems. 2. Variable Water Supplies. Rainfall. Surface runoff. Groundwater. 3. Climatic Change in Arid Lands. Evidence of climatic change. Causes of climatic change in arid lands. Climatic change predictions. 4. Drought. Definitions of drought. Sahel drought case study. 5. Data Collection and Analysis. Precipitation. Evaporation and evapotranspiration. Surface water. Basin setting. Sedimentation. Soil moisture. Groundwater. Water quality. Water resource assessment and management -- Pt. III. Enhancing water supplies. 6. Irrigation. Traditional irrigation practices. Modern irrigation practices. Environmental hazards. Large or small scale? Crop water requirements and irrigation scheduling. Irrigation design and evaluation. Summary. 7. Desalination. Distillation. Membranes. Freezing. Summary. 8. Precipitation Enhancement and Cloud Seeding. Cloud seeding: a brief history. Physical methods. Scientific proof. Social and legal issues. Summary. 9. Water Storage. Surface storage. Interregional water transfers. Groundwater storage and recycling -- Pt. IV. Management of water resources. 10. The Geopolitics of Water. New world order. Geopolitics. Water as a strategic resource. The potential for water geopolitics. Water resources and geopolitics. International river basin: legal aspects. Three key catchments. Conclusion. 11. The Management of Water Resources. The hydrological system. Case studies of water management. Strategy and planning. Management planning. Supply, demand and water balance. Regulation. 12. Conclusions
Control code
ocm24794960
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 329 pages
Isbn
9780415079693
Lccn
91038302
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)24794960
  • (Sirsi) a426325

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