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The Resource Drought in arid and semi-arid regions : a multi-disciplinary and cross-country perspective, Kurt Schwabe [and others], editors

Drought in arid and semi-arid regions : a multi-disciplinary and cross-country perspective, Kurt Schwabe [and others], editors

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Drought in arid and semi-arid regions : a multi-disciplinary and cross-country perspective
Title
Drought in arid and semi-arid regions
Title remainder
a multi-disciplinary and cross-country perspective
Statement of responsibility
Kurt Schwabe [and others], editors
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Offering a cross-country examination and comparison of drought awareness and experience, this book shows how scientists, water managers, and policy makers approach drought and water scarcity in arid and semi-arid regions of Spain, Mexico, Australia, South Africa and the United States
Dewey number
551.57/73
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Schwabe, Kurt
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  • Droughts
  • Drought management
Label
Drought in arid and semi-arid regions : a multi-disciplinary and cross-country perspective, Kurt Schwabe [and others], editors
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Publication
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Color
multicolored
Contents
1. Introduction -- PART I: Agronomy, Irrigation Technology, and Water Supply -- 2. Adapting Irrigated Agriculture to Drought in the San Joaquin Valley of California -- 3. Impact of Drought on Adelaide’s Water Supply System: Past, Present and Future -- 4. Living with Drought in the Irrigated Agriculture of the Ebro Basin (Spain): Structural and Water Management Actions -- 5. Irrigation and Drought in a Southern Australian Climate that is Arid, Variable, and Changing -- 6. Irrigation Associations Coping with Drought: The Case of Four Irrigation Districts in Eastern Spain -- 7. Crop Choices with Limiting Water Supplies: Deficit Irrigation and Sensitive Crop Growth Stages -- 8. Drought Adaptation Measures and Risk Tolerance of Commercial, Small-Scale and Subsistence Maize Farmers in the Free State and Northwest Province of South Africa -- PART II: Ecological Impacts of Drought -- 9. Impacts of Water Scarcity and Drought on Iberian Aquatic Ecosystems -- 10. Ecological Responses and Interactions with Drought in the Southwestern United States -- 11. Agriculture, Water Mismanagement and Ecosystem Transformations in the Cuatrociénegas Valley in the Chihuahuan Desert, Mexico -- 12. The Murray-Darling Basin: Ecosystem Response to Drought and Climate Change -- PART III: Hydrology and Water Resource Systems -- 13. Drought Planning and Management in the Júcar River Basin, Spain -- 14. Drought as a Catalyst for Change: A Case Study of the Steenkoppies Dolomitic Aquifer -- 15. Evaluation of Groundwater Flow System Functioning in Mexico to Reduce Drought Impacts -- 16. Drought and Climate Change in the Murray-Darling Basin: A Hydrological Perspective -- 17. Climate Change Impacts on California’s Water Resources -- PART IV: Economic Considerations and Drought -- 18. Water Scarcity and Droughts in Spain: Impacts and Policy Measures -- 19. Modeling Economic-Engineering Responses to Drought – The California Case -- 20. Principles for Economically Efficient and Environmentally Sustainable Water Markets: The Australian Experience -- 21. Drought Management Strategies in South Africa and the Potential for Economic Policy Instruments -- PART V: Water Management and Policy -- 22. Some Considerations Regarding Water Management in Mexico: Towards an Integrated Management System -- 23. Water Scarcity and Drought Management in the Ebro Basin -- 24. Responding to Extreme Drought in the Murray-Darling Basin, Australia -- 25. Potential Political Impacts in Southern California of Drought-Related Water Availability and Rate Increases -- 26. Drought and its Role in Shaping Water Policy in Australia -- PART VI: Conclusion -- 27. Summaries and Considerations
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ocn853261829
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1 online resource
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online
Isbn
9789400766365
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not applicable
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Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)853261829
Label
Drought in arid and semi-arid regions : a multi-disciplinary and cross-country perspective, Kurt Schwabe [and others], editors
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Contents
1. Introduction -- PART I: Agronomy, Irrigation Technology, and Water Supply -- 2. Adapting Irrigated Agriculture to Drought in the San Joaquin Valley of California -- 3. Impact of Drought on Adelaide’s Water Supply System: Past, Present and Future -- 4. Living with Drought in the Irrigated Agriculture of the Ebro Basin (Spain): Structural and Water Management Actions -- 5. Irrigation and Drought in a Southern Australian Climate that is Arid, Variable, and Changing -- 6. Irrigation Associations Coping with Drought: The Case of Four Irrigation Districts in Eastern Spain -- 7. Crop Choices with Limiting Water Supplies: Deficit Irrigation and Sensitive Crop Growth Stages -- 8. Drought Adaptation Measures and Risk Tolerance of Commercial, Small-Scale and Subsistence Maize Farmers in the Free State and Northwest Province of South Africa -- PART II: Ecological Impacts of Drought -- 9. Impacts of Water Scarcity and Drought on Iberian Aquatic Ecosystems -- 10. Ecological Responses and Interactions with Drought in the Southwestern United States -- 11. Agriculture, Water Mismanagement and Ecosystem Transformations in the Cuatrociénegas Valley in the Chihuahuan Desert, Mexico -- 12. The Murray-Darling Basin: Ecosystem Response to Drought and Climate Change -- PART III: Hydrology and Water Resource Systems -- 13. Drought Planning and Management in the Júcar River Basin, Spain -- 14. Drought as a Catalyst for Change: A Case Study of the Steenkoppies Dolomitic Aquifer -- 15. Evaluation of Groundwater Flow System Functioning in Mexico to Reduce Drought Impacts -- 16. Drought and Climate Change in the Murray-Darling Basin: A Hydrological Perspective -- 17. Climate Change Impacts on California’s Water Resources -- PART IV: Economic Considerations and Drought -- 18. Water Scarcity and Droughts in Spain: Impacts and Policy Measures -- 19. Modeling Economic-Engineering Responses to Drought – The California Case -- 20. Principles for Economically Efficient and Environmentally Sustainable Water Markets: The Australian Experience -- 21. Drought Management Strategies in South Africa and the Potential for Economic Policy Instruments -- PART V: Water Management and Policy -- 22. Some Considerations Regarding Water Management in Mexico: Towards an Integrated Management System -- 23. Water Scarcity and Drought Management in the Ebro Basin -- 24. Responding to Extreme Drought in the Murray-Darling Basin, Australia -- 25. Potential Political Impacts in Southern California of Drought-Related Water Availability and Rate Increases -- 26. Drought and its Role in Shaping Water Policy in Australia -- PART VI: Conclusion -- 27. Summaries and Considerations
Control code
ocn853261829
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789400766365
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)853261829

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