Books  Sustainable Development  Water Resources & Management  Water Resources & Management: General 

The Water Atlas: A Unique Visual Analysis of the World's Most Critical Resource

Atlas

By: Robin Clarke and Jannet King

127 pages, colour illus, maps

The New Press

Paperback | Dec 2004 | #158479 | ISBN: 1565849078
Availability: Usually dispatched within 1 week Details
NHBS Price: £29.50 $38/€35 approx

About this book

Up until now, no single publication has given shape and meaning to statistics about water use, re-use, and control. With a range of maps of startling clarity and richness of detail, The Water Atlas brings together the latest findings to show water distribution worldwide, the real cost of use in water-rich countries, and the dangers of a future where privatization and profit dictate availability. The atlas covers a wide range of topics, from consumption and scarcity to areas of political tension and looming catastrophes. Including detailed profiles of vulnerable regions-such as California, the Middle East, and India-as well as bold summaries of the global picture, The Water Atlas will be a unique resource for general readers as well as health professionals, advocates, and students.


Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!

Bestsellers in this subject

Improving Farmed Fish Quality and Safety

NHBS Price: £161.00 $206/€192 approx

Water Treatment Handbook (2-Volume Set)

NHBS Price: £415.00 $532/€495 approx

World Fisheries

NHBS Price: £155.00 $199/€185 approx

Intensive Fish Farming

NHBS Price: £79.50 $102/€95 approx

VAT: GB 407 4846 44
NHBS Ltd is registered in England and Wales: 1875194