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River basin management in the twenty-first century : understanding people and place

Author: Victor R Squires; Hugh M Milner; Katherine A Daniell
Publisher: Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 2014.
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Worldwide development of agriculture and industry creates burgeoning demands on natural resources. Management of the rivers and the surrounding landscape is one of the important tasks for today and for the foreseeable future. Lessons learned from centuries of management (and mismanagement) have been distilled into principles and practices which form the subject matter for this book. It provides both a global  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victor R Squires; Hugh M Milner; Katherine A Daniell
ISBN: 9781466579620 1466579625
OCLC Number: 869771428
Description: xxxii, 510 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm
Contents: River Basins: what are they and why do we study them?Terminology, definitions,Importance and implications for mismanagementConsiderations for groundwaterRiver basins of the world's mid latitude regionsOverview - by ContinentTransboundary rivers: a special caseCase studies on representative basins (outlining problems and prospects)Blue NileYellow riverTigris Euphrates etcJordanOrange River, RSA/NamibiaMurray DarlingUS riversLegislative and policy issues in Basin managementLegal prescription v. local realityExamples of best practice?What is generally accepted best practice?Cultural viewpointsExperience with "best practice": how transferable is it?Implementation issuesEducation and extensionCapacity developmentKey word Index
Responsibility: editors: Victor Squires, Hugh M. Milner, Katherine Daniell.

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Worldwide development of agriculture and industry creates burgeoning demands on natural resources. Management of the rivers and the surrounding landscape is one of the important tasks for today and for the foreseeable future. Lessons learned from centuries of management (and mismanagement) have been distilled into principles and practices which form the subject matter for this book. It provides both a global perspective and an entrée to the special problems associated with management of transboundary rivers.

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