Integrated Assessment of Water Resources and Global Change - Craswell, Eric / Bonell, Mike / Bossio, Deborah / Demuth, Siegfried / van de Giesen, Nick (eds.)
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This book presents papers from an international conference, held in Bonn, Germany in February 2005, that dealt with integrated water resources management in industrialized and developing countries. The papers detail such emerging concepts as blue and green water, virtual water, the water footprints of nations, multi-agent modeling, linkages between water and biodiversity, and social learning and adaptive management.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
This book presents papers from an international conference, held in Bonn, Germany in February 2005, that dealt with integrated water resources management in industrialized and developing countries. The papers detail such emerging concepts as blue and green water, virtual water, the water footprints of nations, multi-agent modeling, linkages between water and biodiversity, and social learning and adaptive management.

  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Springer / Springer Netherlands
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 11888475, 978-1-4020-5590-4
  • Erscheinungstermin: 26. Januar 2007
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 241mm x 160mm x 28mm
  • Gewicht: 804g
  • ISBN-13: 9781402055904
  • ISBN-10: 1402055900
  • Artikelnr.: 23235771
Autorenporträt
Eric Craswell, Centre for Development Research, Bonn, Germany / Mike Bonell, UNESCO Division of Water Sciences, Paris, France / Deborah Bossio, International Water Management Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka / Siegfried Demuth, Federal Institute of Hydrology, Koblenz and University of Freiburg, Germany / Nick van de Giesen, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Inhaltsangabe
PrefaceP.L.G. Vlek, E.T. Craswell Shift in thinking to address the 21st century hunger gap - moving focus from blue to green water managementMalin Falkenmark A grid based assessment of global water scarcity including virtual water tradingMd. Sirajul Islam, Taikan Oki, Shinjiro Kanae, Naota Hanasaki, Yasushi Agata, Kei Yoshimura Water footprints of nations: water use by people as a function of their consumption patternA.Y. Hoekstra, A.K. Chapagain Transitions towards adaptive management of water facing climate and global changeClaudia Pahl-Wostl Stakeholder-driven, enquiry-driven, or stakeholder-relevant, enquiry-driven sciences?W. James Shuttleworth Learning alliances for the broad implementation of an integrated approach to multiple sources, multiple uses and multiple users of waterFrits W.T. Penning de Vries Possibilities and problems with the use of models as a communication tool in water resource managementJohanna Alkan Olsson, Lotta Andersson Integration of the biophysical and social sciences using an indicator approach: Addressing water problems at different scalesCaroline Sullivan, Jeremy Meigh Capturing the complexity of water uses and water users within a multi-agent frameworkThomas Berger, Regina Birner, José Díaz, Nancy McCarthy, Heidi Wittmer Upscaling field scale hydrology and water quality modelling to catchment scaleAlaa El-Sadek Linking databases of different sources and scales for groundwater research in the Urema River Basin/Central MozambiqueFranziska Steinbruch, Luis Macario Integrated water and food analysis at the global and basin level. An application ofWatersimCharlotte de Fraiture, Claudia Ringler, Siwa Msangi The Adaptive Integrated Data Information System (AIDIS) for global water researchWolfgang-Albert Flügel Policy implications of a pan-tropic assessment of the simultaneous hydrological and biodiversity impacts of deforestationEllen M. Douglas, Stanley Wood, Kate Sebastian, Charles J. Vörösmarty, Kenneth M. Chomitz and Thomas P. Tomich Towards better water security in north ChinaJun Xia, Lu Zhang, Changming Liu, Jingjie Yu Towards transition management of European water resourcesRutger van der Brugge, Jan Rotmans Some foci of integrated water resources management in the 'South' which are oft- forgotten by the 'North': A perspective from Southern AfricaRoland E. Schulze The GLOWA Volta Project: A framework for water resources decision-making and scientific capacity building in a transnational West African basinCharles Rodgers, Nick van de Giesen, Wolfram Laube, Paul L.G. Vlek, Eva Youkhana Integrating a climate change assessment tool into stakeholder-driven water management decision-making processes in CaliforniaDavid R. Purkey, Annette Huber-Lee, David N. Yates, Michael Hanemann Involving stakeholders in integrated river basin planning in England and WalesPaula Orr, John Colvin, David King Integrated assessment of water resources: Australian experiencesB.F.W. Croke, J.L. Ticehurst,