Land, Water, and Development: Sustainable Management of River Basin Systems / Edition 2

Land, Water, and Development: Sustainable Management of River Basin Systems / Edition 2

by Malcolm Newson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 041515507X

ISBN-13: 9780415155076

Pub. Date: 11/28/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Land, Water and Development offers an up-to-date introduction to river basin systems and their contemporary management by assessing them within both physical and social frameworks. Tracing the evolution of river basin management and the history of applied

hydrology, this book provides a systematic review of policy and practice and argues for a

Overview

Land, Water and Development offers an up-to-date introduction to river basin systems and their contemporary management by assessing them within both physical and social frameworks. Tracing the evolution of river basin management and the history of applied

hydrology, this book provides a systematic review of policy and practice and argues for a sustainable approach to the changing environment of the world's rivers.

In this fully revised and expanded second edition of his acclaimed book, Malcolm Newson explores in greater depth the

meaning of sustainability in river basin development, highlighting the rapid evolution of practical concepts in many countries since the Rio Earth Summit.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415155076
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/28/1997
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
460
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

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