Managing Water Resources in a Time of Global Change [NOOK Book]

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Bringing together a raft of leading experts on water resources, this book explores the major issues facing this major subdivision of international studies. Employing a cross disciplinary perspective from economics, management, politics, law and international relations, water resources are examined from every angle.

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Managing Water Resources in a Time of Global Change

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Overview

Bringing together a raft of leading experts on water resources, this book explores the major issues facing this major subdivision of international studies. Employing a cross disciplinary perspective from economics, management, politics, law and international relations, water resources are examined from every angle.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203884386
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/16/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Alberto Garrido is Associate Professor in the Economics department at the Technical University of Madrid.

Ariel Dinar is a Professor of Environmental Economics and Policy, and Director Water Science and Policy Center, University of California, Riverside, USA. This book was prepared while he was Lead Economist of the Development Research Group at the World Bank, USA. His research focuses on international water and cooperation, approaches to stable water allocation agreements, water and climate change, economics of water quantity/quality, and economic aspects of policy interventions and institutional reforms. His most recent undertaking is the RFF book series "Issues in Water Resource Policy" that aims to produce publications on contemporary water policy issues in various countries and states.

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Table of Contents

Series editor’s preface, Henry Vaux, Jr, 1. High Water, Low Water, No Water: Upland Water Resource Management in times of Global Change, Ariel Dinar and Alberto Garrido, Part I. Mountain and upland areas, 2. Mountains of the World – Water Towers for the 21st Century, Bruno Messerli, Daniel Viviroli and Rolf Weingartner, 3. Upland Watershed Management and Global Change – Canada’s Rocky Mountains and Western Plains, Dave Sauchyn, Michael Demuth and Alain Pietroniro, 4. System Hydrology Tools To Support Water Policy: The Case Of Lake Kinneret Watershed, Israel, Alon Rimmer, 5. Combined impacts of development and climate change on the Rhône river (Switzerland, France), Jean-Paul Bravard, Part II. Managing Opportunities in the face global challenges, 6. Adaptive Management of Upland Rivers Facing Global Change: General Insights and Specific Considerations for the Rhone, Claudia Pahl-Wostl, Ger Berkamp and Katharine Cross, 7. Climate Change and Water Resources: Potential Impacts and Implications, Richard M. Adams and Dannele E. Peck, 8. Policy and Adaptation in the Jordan Valley, Yousef Hasan AYADI, 9. Upland Watershed Management in Developing World: The Case of Tunisia, Sihem Benabdallah, 10. Challenges In Upland Watershed Management: The Green-Blue Water Approach, Holger Hoff, Part III. The view of practitioners and stakeholders, 11. Factors for success: Public and Private Sector Roles in Securing a Safe and Reliable Water Supply, Don Lowry, 12. The International Joint Commission: A Case Study in the Management of International Waters, Dennis Schornack and John Nevin, 13. An overview of the IJC, Jack Blaney, 14. Water management in alpine regions, Pedro Arrojo-Agudo, Conclusions, 15. Overcoming the Constraints for a more Integrated and Adaptive Water Management: a New Agenda for Upland Waters , Alberto Garrido and Ariel Dinar.

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