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Management of transboundary rivers and lakes

Author: Olli Varis; Cecilia Tortajada; Asit K Biswas
Publisher: Berlin : Springer, ©2008.
Series: Water resources development and management.
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"This book analyses the magnitude of the transboundary water problems in different parts of the world, difficulties and constraints faced to resolve these problems, and successes and shortcomings to manage them. Written and edited by the world's leading water and legal experts, this authoritative book analyses the present situations, both globally and in case specific basins, and objectively reviews what management  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Management of transboundary rivers and lakes.
Berlin : Springer, ©2008
(DLC) 2007937519
(OCoLC)181328019
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Olli Varis; Cecilia Tortajada; Asit K Biswas
ISBN: 9783540749288 3540749284 9783540749264 3540749268
OCLC Number: 261324870
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 304 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Management of transboundary waters : an overview / Asit K. Biswas --
The Southern African Hydropolitical Complex / Anthony Turton --
Okavango River Basin / Thayer Scudder --
Water management in the Jordan River Basin : towards an ecosystem approach / Odeh Al-Jayyousi, Ger Bergkamp --
Transboundary cooperation between Finland and its neighbouring countries / Timo Kotkasaari --
Management of Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna system : way forward / Asit K. Biswas --
Indus waters and the 1960 treaty between India and Pakistan / Chandrakant D. Thatte --
The Mekong : IWRM and institutions / Katri Mehtonen, Marko Keskinen, Olli Varis --
The upstream superpower : China's international rivers / James E. Nickum --
Management of the North American Great Lakes / Marcia Valiante --
The Rio de la Plata River Basin : the path towards basin institutions / Lilian del Castillo Laborde.
Series Title: Water resources development and management.
Responsibility: Olli Varis, Cecilia Tortajada, Asit K. Biswas (eds.).

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Transboundary rivers and lakes are often the remaining new sources of water that can be developed for human uses. These water sources were not used in the past because of the many complexities  Read more...

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