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Water Resources Management in the Face of Climatic/Hydrologic Uncertainties

Series: Water Science and Technology Library Volume: 18

Edited By: Zdzislaw Kaczmarek, Kenneth M Strzepek, László Somlyódy and Priazhinskaya V

395 pages, Figs, tabs

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #61073 | ISBN: 0792339274
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NHBS Price: £129.00 $164/€154 approx

About this book

This text is the first international and comprehensive discussion of the impacts of climatic fluctuations and climate change on water resources management. |The book presents an overview of the impacts of climatic change/fluctuations on a wide variety of water resources sectors including river runoff, water quality, water temperature, water use and demand, reservoir management and water resource planning and management.


Contents

I. Overview. 1. Climate, Hydrology, and Water Resources; Z. Kaczmarek, et al. 2. Climate Change and Water Balance Components; S. Cohen, et al. 3. Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Lake and Reservoir Water Quality; O. Varis, L. Somlyody. 4. Impacts of Climate Change on Water Quality; G.T. Orlob, et al. 5. Implications of Climate Change for Future Water Demand; S.N. Kulshreshtha, et al. 6. Climate Change and Water Resources Planning; Z. Kaczmarek, t al. II. Case Studies. 7. Introduction to Case Studies; K.M. Strzepek, Z. Kaczmarek. 8. Effects of Climate Change on Water Resources in the Delaware River Basin; D.M. Wolock, et al. 9. Impact of Climate Change on Sensitivity of Lake Stratification: A Global Perspective; G.K. Meyer, et al. 10. Effects of Climate Change on Water Quality in the Central Valley of California; G.K. Meyer, et al. 11. Impact of Climate Change on the Lake Kariba Hydropower Scheme; K.A. Salewicz. 12. Climate Change and Water Resources Management Strategy: The Terek River Basin; V.M. Shnaydman, J.D. Niemann. 13. Climate Change and Streamflow and the Sizing of Flow Control Reservoirs: Two Catchments in Belgium; D. Gellens. 14. National Assessment: Poland; Z. Kaczmarek, J. Kindler. 15. Water Resources Management Under Climatic Variability; Z. Kaczmarek, et al.

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