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Water in the Middle East and in North Africa : resources, protection, and management

Water in the Middle East and in North Africa : resources, protection, and management

Author: Fathi Zereini; W Jaeschke
Publisher: Berlin : Springer, cop. 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

This volume presents the latest research related to the current water situation, as well as its significance for the peaceful coexistence of the neighbouring countries. The book focuses on crucial  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Congresos
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fathi Zereini; W Jaeschke
ISBN: 3540207716 9783540207719
OCLC Number: 758124251
Notes: Índices.
Recoge las Actas del Simposium, Agua en el medio este y norte de Africa: recursos, protección y gestión, celebrado en Frankfurt el 25 y 26 de Noviembre de 2002.
Description: XVI, 369 p. : il
Contents: 1 Water Resources.- 1.1 Natural Scarcity of Water Resources in the Semi-arid and Arid Middle East and its Economical Implications.- 1.2 Exploitation of Fossil Aquifers and Future Water Supplies in the Middle East.- 1.3 Hydrogeological Investigations in the North-Eastern Dead Sea area, Suweimeh, Jordan.- 1.4 The Jordan River: Natural Flow and Current Consumption by the Riparian Countries.- 1.5 Hydrology and management of Lake Kinneret aimed at water quality protection.- 1.6 The Water Crisis in the E. Mediterranean - and Relation to Global Warming?.- 1.7 Surface Water in Jenin Governorate-Palestine.- 1.8 Herodion-Beit Fajjar well field of high quality and resource-productivity groundwater endangered by severe over-pumpage.- 1.9 Water Resources, Protection and Management in Palestine.- 1.10 The role of transient flow and drainage on regional groundwater flow pattern in semi-arid and arid climates.- 1.11 Why no Middle East water wars: global solutions to local deficits?.- 2 Water Protection.- 2.1 Management, protection and sustainable use of groundwater - results of long-term technical co-operation in the Middle East.- 2.2 Groundwater Vulnerability Mapping in the Arab Region.- 2.3 Intermittent Water Supply and Domestic Water Quality in the Middle East.- 2.4 Sewage water treatments and reuse in Israel.- 2.5 Integrated Wastewater Concepts for Olive Mills in the West Bank, Palestine.- 2.6 Distribution Pattern of some inorganic pollutants in groundwater and soil of a sewage farm at NE-Cairo/Egypt.- 3 Water Management.- 3.1 Water Utilization in Semi-Arid Zone, The Hula Valley (Israel): Pollutant removal, agriculture and Ecotourism Management.- 3.2 Regionalization of hydrogeological Data for use in groundwater modelling: Application to "Insel Hengsen" and at northern Algeria.- 3.3 Water Resources Management in Palestine: Political, technical and financial obstacles.- 3.4 Conceptual and numerical flow models of the Western Aquifer - Palestine / Israel.- 3.5 Ecosan - Introduction of Closed-Loop Approaches in Wastewater Management and Sanitation - A Supra-Regional GTZ - Project.- 3.6 IMPETUSWest Africa An integrated approach to the efficient management of scarce water resources in West Africa - Case studies for selected river catchments in different climatic zones.- 3.7 Capacity Building in Water Management in Palestine - Experience of InWEnt Palestinian Water Sector Training programme (1995-2000).- 3.8 Efficient groundwater-management for organizations with a small financial budget - the continuous improvement method.- 4 Water as Source of Conflict.- 4.1 Water conflict and water management in the Middle East.- 4.2 Syria and Turkey in Water Diplomacy (1962-2003).- 4.3 Water Issue Among the Riparian States of Euphrates and Tigris Transboundary Rivers.- 4.4 Control, Allocation and Consumption of Water Resources in the Jordan Basin: The Struggle over a Scarce and Vital Resource in the Context of the Middle East Conflict.- 4.5 Water Conflicts in the Middle East: The Twin Rivers Orontes and Litani.
Responsibility: Fathi Zereini, Wolfgang Jaeschke (Eds.).


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