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The Litani River, Lebanon : an assessment and current challenges

Author: Amin Shaban; Mouïn Hamzé
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2018.
Series: Water science and technology library, v. 85.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book presents a collection of chapters covering research on the Litani River Basin. The Litani River Basin occupies about a quarter of Lebanon's surface area, and it has recently been subject to severe geo-environmental conditions such as water contamination and decreased discharge. This motivated the Lebanese government to take action and start working on the remediation of the river. These actions are also  Read more...
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Litani River, Lebanon.
Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2018
(OCoLC)1020630041
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amin Shaban; Mouïn Hamzé
ISBN: 9783319763002 3319763008
OCLC Number: 1030992539
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 179 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Chapter I: Introduction --
Chapter II: Historical View and Future Vision --
Chapter III: Physical Characteristics and Water Resources of Litani River Basin --
Chapter IV: Bacteriological and Physicochemical Characteristics of Litani River Water --
Chapter V: Physicochemical Characteristics of Algal Blooms in Qaraaoun Lake --
Chapter VI: Groundwater Quality at the Upper Litani River Basin --
Chapter VII: Irrigation Approaches Applied in the Litani River Basin --
Chapter VIII: Sustainability of Water Resources in the View of Striking Challenges --
Chapter IX: The National Plan for Litani River Remediation --
Chapter X: The Role of Litani River in the Development of Lebanon --
Chapter XI: Conclusion and Discussion.
Series Title: Water science and technology library, v. 85.
Responsibility: Amin Shaban, Mouin Hamzé, editors.

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