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Author Maliva, Robert.
Title Arid lands water evaluation and management [electronic resource] / Robert Maliva, Thomas Missimer.
Published Heidelberg ; New York : Springer, c2012.
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 Electronic Book  HD1691 .M35 2012eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xxix, 1076 p.) : ill. (some col.)
Series Environmental science and engineering. Environmental science
Environmental science and engineering (Springer (Firm)). Environmental science.
Contents Part 1. Arid Regions Water Management and Issues -- Introduction -- Aridity and Drought -- Part 2. Arid Lands Geology and Hydrogeology: An Overview -- Geology of Arid Lands -- Aquifer Concepts in Arid Lands -- Introduction to Aquifer Hydraulics -- Part 3. Water Budget and Recharge -- Water Budget -- Precipitation and Evapotranspiration -- Recharge Concepts and Settings -- Sustainability and Safe Yield -- Part 4. Water Resources Assessment Methods -- Water Resources Assessment Methods: Assessment of Groundwater Resources -- Recharge Measurement in Arid and Semiarid Regions -- Environmental Isotopes -- Wadi Recharge Evaluation -- Microgravity -- Compaction and Land Subsidence -- Surface and Airborne Geophysics -- Borehole Geophysical Techniques -- Remote Sensing -- Geographic Information Systems -- Groundwater Flow and Solute-Transport Modeling -- Part 5. Water Management Techniques -- Ancient Water Management -- Rainwater, Stormwater, and Fog Harvesting -- Managed Aquifer Recharge -- Riverbank Filtration -- Coastal Water Management Issues -- Domestic and Agricultural Water Conservation -- Part 6. Desalination -- Desalination: Desalination in Arid Lands -- Environmental Issues in Desalination -- Part 7. Wastewater Reuse in Arid Lands -- Wastewater Reuse -- Wastewater Reuse Health and Safety Issues -- Managed Aquifer Recharge and Natural Water Treatment Processes in Wastewater Reuse -- Part 8. Water Policy and Management -- Water Policy and Governance -- Religious and Cultural Influences on Water Management -- Economics -- Integrated Water Resources Management -- Non-Renewable Groundwater Resources -- Transboundary Water Management -- Part 9. Global Climate Change -- Overview and Impacts on Arid Land Water Resources -- Adaptation and Mitigation of Global Climate Change in Arid Lands -- Part 10. Conclusions.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Water resources development.
Arid regions -- Water-supply.
Related Names Missimer, T. M.
ISBN 9783642291043 (electronic bk.)
364229104X (electronic bk.)