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Water resources : science and society

Author: George M Hornberger; Debra Perrone
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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He fair allocation and wise use of fresh water presents significant challenges across the world. To avoid unresolvable crises in the future, judiciously managing water resources in the twenty-first century is fundamentally important. Integrating the underlying science of hydrology with real-world usage scenarios, Water Resources offers a nuanced, modern treatment of contemporary water resource management issues. --  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George M Hornberger; Debra Perrone
ISBN: 9781421432953 1421432951
OCLC Number: 1090857157
Description: viii, 268 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: The hydrological cycle --
Surface water restores --
Ground water restores --
Water resources held in soils --
Agricultural water use --
Energy water use --
Domestic water use --
Environmental water use --
Population --
Climate change --
Water law --
Water quality --
Opportunities for water management.
Responsibility: George M. Hornberger & Debra Perrone.

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Positioned to become the foremost text on water resource issues, this companion to Hornberger's widely regarded Elements of Physical Hydrology reveals the enormity of the water crisis facing the  Read more...

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