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Climatic Changes and Water Resources in the Middle East and North Africa / Edition 1

Climatic Changes and Water Resources in the Middle East and North Africa / Edition 1

by Fathi Zereini, Heinz Hötzl
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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642098710
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 11/29/2010
Series: Environmental Science and Engineering
Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2008
Pages: 552
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.05(d)

Table of Contents

Global Climate Changes – Sources and Impacts on the Water Cycle.- Climate Change and Water Cycle - Some Lessons from the Geological Past.- Climate Change and the Water Cycle - Some Information Concerning Precipitation Trends.- Moroccan Climate in the Present and Future: Combined View from Observational Data and Regional Climate Scenarios.- Impact of Climate Change on Water Availability in.- Climatic Changes in Lebanon, Predicting Uncertain Precipitation Events — Do Climatic Cycles Exist?.- Impact of Climate Change on Water Resources.- Water Resources Management in the Middle East under Aspects of Climatic Changes.- Virtual Water Trade as an Adaptation Demand Management of Climate Change Impact on Water Resources in the Middle East.- The Impacts of Climate Change on Water Resources in Jordan.- Impact of Climate Change on Water Resources of Lebanon: Indications of Hydrological Droughts.- The Impact of Global Warming on the Water Resources of the Middle East: Past, Present, and Future.- Decadal Precipitation Variances and Reservoir Inflow in the Semi-Arid Upper Drâa Basin (South- Eastern Morocco).- Management Options for a Sustainable Groundwater Use in the Middle Drâa Oases under the Pressure of Climatic Changes.- Water Resources and Water Management.- A Decision Support System (DSS) for Water Resources Management, – Design and Results from a Pilot Study in Syria.- Management Strategies of Water Resources in the Arid Zone of South-Eastern Morocco.- The Role of Groundwater During Drought in Tunisia.- The Evolution of Groundwater Exploration Methods in the Moroccan Oases through History, and Managing Ecological Risk of their Present Pollution.- Investigating Unconsolidated Aquifers in an Arid Environment – A Case Study from the Lower Jordan Valley/Jordan.- Water Resources Protection Efforts in Jordan and their Contribution to a Sustainable Water Resources Management.- Model Investigations on the Groundwater System in Jordan – A Contribution to the Resources Management (National Water Master Plan).- Seawater Intrusion in Greater Beirut, Lebanon.- Long Term (1970 – 2001) Eco–Hydrological Processes in Lake Kinneret and its Watershed.- Transfer of the Concepts of the European Water Framework Directive to Arid and Semiarid Regions.- Seal Formation Effects on Soil Infiltration and Runoff in Arid and Semiarid Regions under Rainfall and Sprinkler Irrigation Conditions.- Restoring the Shrinking Dead Sea — The Environmental Imperative —.- Groundwater in the Shallow Aquifer of the Jericho Area, Jordan Valley – Noble Gas Evidence for Different Sources of Salinization.- The Interaction of Population Dynamics and Transformations in Water Supply Systems in the Jordan River Basin.

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