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The Resource Thirsty planet : strategies for sustainable water management, Constance Elizabeth Hunt

Thirsty planet : strategies for sustainable water management, Constance Elizabeth Hunt

Label
Thirsty planet : strategies for sustainable water management
Title
Thirsty planet
Title remainder
strategies for sustainable water management
Statement of responsibility
Constance Elizabeth Hunt
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The author argues that it is essential to manage water in different ways from those relied on in the last century. We must instead maintain the water cycle and the ecosystems that support it. Her book looks at the complexity of how to do this. And it provides a wide array of ideas, information, case studies and ecological knowledge - often from remote corners of the developing world - that could provide an alternative vision for water use and management at this critical time. After discussing how the water cycle works and the inadequacies of current approaches to overcoming the growing gap bet
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Hunt, Constance Elizabeth,
Dewey number
363.6/1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Water-supply
  • Water use
  • Nature conservation
  • Hydrologic cycle
Label
Thirsty planet : strategies for sustainable water management, Constance Elizabeth Hunt
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Riding the water cycle : water cycle dynamics and freshwater ecosystems -- Spiralling towards a crisis : water use and growing shortages -- To feed the world : food supply and the water cycle -- A thirsty planet : water supply and sanitation in a water-short world -- When it rains, it pours : water management for flood damage reduction -- Arteries of commerce : inland waterways and the water cycle -- A warmer world : the interrelationships between global warming and the water cycle -- When the water cycle breaks down : the potential for restoration -- Avenues of governance : institutional options for protecting the water cycle
Control code
ocn313756299
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 302 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781848137905
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)313756299
Label
Thirsty planet : strategies for sustainable water management, Constance Elizabeth Hunt
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Riding the water cycle : water cycle dynamics and freshwater ecosystems -- Spiralling towards a crisis : water use and growing shortages -- To feed the world : food supply and the water cycle -- A thirsty planet : water supply and sanitation in a water-short world -- When it rains, it pours : water management for flood damage reduction -- Arteries of commerce : inland waterways and the water cycle -- A warmer world : the interrelationships between global warming and the water cycle -- When the water cycle breaks down : the potential for restoration -- Avenues of governance : institutional options for protecting the water cycle
Control code
ocn313756299
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 302 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781848137905
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)313756299

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