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Alpine waters

Author: Ulrich Bundi; Armin Peter; John E Brittain
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2010.
Series: Handbook of environmental chemistry, v. 6.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Most of the world's mountains are rich in water and, as such, play a pivotal role in the global water cycle. They provide water for diverse human uses and ecosystems. Growing water demands as well as climate change will lead to ever-increasing pressure on mountain waters. Overcoming water-use conflicts and maintaining the ecological functioning of mountain waters presents a highly challenging task and is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Alpine waters.
Berlin ; London : Springer, 2009
(OCoLC)435734457
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ulrich Bundi; Armin Peter; John E Brittain
ISBN: 9783540882756 3540882758 9786613512970 6613512974 1280011572 9781280011573
OCLC Number: 489566566
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 278 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color).
Contents: Synthesis: Features of Alpine Waters and Management Concerns / Ulrich Bundi --
Part I. Alpine Water Resources --
General Characteristics of Alpine Waters / Bernhard Wehren, Rolf Weingartner, Bruno Schädler and Daniel Viviroli --
Impact of Climate Change on Water Resources in the Alpine Regions of Switzerland / Bruno Schädler and Rolf Weingartner --
Human Interventions / Bernhard Wehren, Bruno Schädler and Rolf Weingartner --
Part II. Biogeochemistry and Pollution of Alpine Waters --
Water Chemistry of Swiss Alpine Rivers / Jürg Zobrist --
Effect of Acid Deposition on Chemistry and Biology of High-Altitude Alpine Lakes / S.M. Steingruber and L. Colombo --
Alpine Glaciers as Archives of Atmospheric Deposition / M. Schwikowski and A. Eichler --
Persistent Organic Contaminants in Alpine Waters / John N. Westgate and Frank Wania --
Part III. Ecology of Alpine Waters --
Water Sources and Habitat of Alpine Streams / A.M. Milner, J.E. Brittain, L.E. Brown and D.M. Hannah --
Biodiversity of Flora and Fauna in Alpine Waters / C.T. Robinson, B. Kawecka, L. Füreder and A. Peter --
Part IV. Case Studies --
Integrated Environmental Management of Hydropower Operation Under Conditions of Market Liberalization / Bernhard Truffer --
Downstream Relevance of Reservoir Management / Alfred Wüest --
A Plea for the Restoration of Alpine Rivers: Basic Principles Derived from the "Rhone-Thur" Case Study / Armin Peter --
Water Management Challenges in Himalayan Watersheds / Hans Schreier. pt. I. Alpine water resources --
pt. II. Biogeochemistry and pollution in Alpine waters --
pt. III. Ecology of Alpine waters --
pt. IV. Case studies.
Series Title: Handbook of environmental chemistry, v. 6.
Responsibility: volume editor, Ulrich Bundi, in cooperation with Armin Peter [and others] ; with contributions by J.E. Brittain [and others].

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