Transboundary Aquifers in the Eastern Borders of The European Union: Regional Cooperation for Effective Management of Water Resources

Transboundary Aquifers in the Eastern Borders of The European Union: Regional Cooperation for Effective Management of Water Resources

by Tomasz Nalecz
     
 

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This bookfocuses on sustainable use and protection of transboundary aquifers located along the eastern border of European Union starting from the Baltic Sea and end in the Black Sea. The groundwater resources in this region play a very important role not only as a source of clean and safe drinking water, but alsofor social, economic and safety reasons. This…  See more details below

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This bookfocuses on sustainable use and protection of transboundary aquifers located along the eastern border of European Union starting from the Baltic Sea and end in the Black Sea. The groundwater resources in this region play a very important role not only as a source of clean and safe drinking water, but alsofor social, economic and safety reasons. This publicationsheds light ona wide range of real problems related to the management of groundwater, problems that are characteristicfor most countries situated in the East European region. It alsoidentifies potential threats thatmay materialise in the absence of cooperation between countries and appropriatemeasures to jointly manage the shared water resources in the region. Experiencefrom some ongoing projects towards integrated management of transboundary aquifers(research, monitoring and data analysis)is reported. The bookis addressed, in particular, togroundwater academics, researchers and experts as well as water management specialists interested in solving environmental issues extended to more than one country territory. On the other hand presented knowledge and experience would be also useful for decision makers especially to support environmental decision processes in border areas and work on preparation of international agreements on groundwater management.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789400739482
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
04/06/2012
Series:
NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security
Edition description:
2012
Pages:
180
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.50(d)

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