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Water in the Mediterranean Basin

Presents a reliable research on the water issue
The research study brings together the global community and policy decision-makers to state the importance of water
The research studies are one of the outcomes of the 5th World Water Forum held in Istanbul Turkey

Series: Environmental Earth Sciences

By: Hüseyin Gökçekus (Editor), Umut Türker (Editor), James W LaMoreaux (Editor)

430 pages, 27 colour & 79 b/w illustrations

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Sep 2014 | #191511 | ISBN-13: 9783642203343
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NHBS Price: £117.00 $147/€139 approx

About this book

The Mediterranean Region is distinguished for its special geographical, geoeconomical, geopolitical and environmental specialities. Being at the crossroads of three continents makes water a central issue for regional policies. The Regional Meeting on water in the Mediterranean Basin was expected to bring together the Mediterranean community of water to identify and analyze major regional perspective on global water issues, the outcomes of this meeting provided a significant contribution incorporating the development of the thematic and political processes in the region. Among the main topics covered in Water in the Mediterranean Basin are the effects of climate change on water resources, water and infrastructures, integrated water resource management and innovative solutions for the water problems in the Mediterranean region.


Contents

1. Trend Analysis Of Spatio-Temporal Precipitation In Texas
2. Impact of Climate Change on Water Resources Availability in Konya Closed Basin, Central Anatolia, Turkey
3. On Perspectives of Application of New Technology of Seismic Resistant Construction in Seismically Active Territories
4. About Some Results Of Registration of Gravity before Strong Distanced Earthquakes
5. Impact Of Wastewater Reuse in Kuwait on Amounts of Pollutants Discharged to the Sea From Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants
6. Water Supply and Access to Sanitation Services in Middle and Low Income Economies: The Case Of Ghana And Kenya
7. The Nature-Culture-Health Interplay: From Environment Quality to Quality of Life
8. Increasing Water Use Efficiency in Agriculture in North Western Himalayan Region With Special Reference to Potato Farming
9. Institutional Aspects of on-Farm Irrigation Management and Methodology of Improvement Measures
10. Impacts of Urbanization on Groundwater Resources in Shahrood, Northeastern Iran: Comparison with other Iranian and Asian Cities
11. Water Resources of Azerbaijan, their Protection and Use
12. Disaster Management Post Earthquake in Yogyakarta Indonesia Lesson Learnt-Bayudono TRIHARJUN ISMAJI Integrated Water Resources Management Concepts And Issues For Freshwater Protection In Northern Cyprus
13. Water Demand And Supply Of LefkoAua Region; Case Study
14. Integrated Management of Water Resources as a Strategy for Preventing Desertification in Mediterranean Regions
15. Water Resources Declining: Water Consumption Awareness in The Public Buildings In Bursa Turkey as a Case
16. Attaining Environmental Awareness In Education
17. Innovation of Inverted-Well Changes The Concept of Well Design
18. Irrigation Development and Implementation of the Action Plan For Execution of the Agreement For Stabilization and Association with the European Union
19. New Perspectives For Wastewater Management
20. Predicting the Implications of Climate Change for Groundwater-Dependent Mediterranean Islands
21. Water Saving by Environmental Management: The Hotel Sector in the Mediterranean Basin
22. Geothermal Energy Potential of Isparta (Turkey) and Surrounding Area
23. Climate Change In Alanya
24. Impact of the Local Irrigation Governance Structure on Overall and Water Use Efficiencies of the Irrigated Agricultural Systems: Case Study from Tunisia
25. Estimating Domestic Water Saving Potential
26. Characterizing the Socio-Economic Driving Forces of Groundwater Abstraction in the Middle East with Artificial Neural Networks
27. Salinity and Shallow Water Table Problems at Bafra Irrigation District in Turkey
28. Artificial Neural Networks for Coastal Aquifer Management in a Semi-Arid Mediterranean Region
29. Hydrogeochemical Evaluation of The Quaternary Aquifer in El Sadat City, Egypt
30. Seasonal Variation of Oxic-Anoxic Conditions in the Small, Seawater Lake (Rogoznica Lake, East Adriatic Coast) Related to the Global Climate Changes
31. Integrated Water Resources Management and Fuzzy Goal Programming According with Chen Approach
32. On The Reliability Of Basin Scale Water Balances Derived From Global And Regional Climate


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