Management of Transboundary Rivers and Lakes

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Transboundary rivers and lakes are often the remaining new sources of water that can be developed for human uses. These water sources were not used in the past because of the many complexities involved. Written and edited by the world’s leading water and legal experts, this unique and authoritative book analyses the magnitudes of the transboundary water problems in different parts of the world. It also examines difficulties and constraints faced to resolve these problems.

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Overview

Transboundary rivers and lakes are often the remaining new sources of water that can be developed for human uses. These water sources were not used in the past because of the many complexities involved. Written and edited by the world’s leading water and legal experts, this unique and authoritative book analyses the magnitudes of the transboundary water problems in different parts of the world. It also examines difficulties and constraints faced to resolve these problems.

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"A welcome development that by the efforts of the Helsinki University of Technology and the Third World Centre for Water Management (with intellectual support of the International Water Resources Association), Springer has brought out a book on the Management of Transboundary Rivers and Lakes. It is based on many invited papers presented and discussed at an international workshop held in Espoo, Finland in August 2005." (Water Resources Development, Vol. 24 (4), December, 2008)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783642094330
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 11/19/2010
  • Series: Water Resources Development and Management Series
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2008
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.68 (d)

Table of Contents

Management of Transboundary Waters: An Overview.- The Southern African Hydropolitical Complex.- Okavango River Basin.- Water Management in the Jordan River Basin: Towards an Ecosystem Approach.- Transboundary Cooperation Between Finland and Its Neighbouring Countries.- Management of Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna System: Way Forward.- Indus Waters and the 1960 Treaty Between India and Pakistan.- The Mekong: IWRM and Institutions.- The Upstream Superpower: China’s International Rivers.- Management of the North American Great Lakes.- The Rio de la Plata River Basin: The Path Towards Basin Institutions.

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