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Reconsidering the Impact of Climate Change on Global Water Supply, Use, and Management (Hardcover)

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Scientists explore some of the key challenges of climate change and its impacts on water resources in a globalized economy and in regional geographies. Among their topics are understanding glacial retreat in the Indian Himalaya: historical trends and field studies from a large glacier, mitigating climate change impacts through treating and managing low quality water for irrigation in Pakistan, the Congo Basin's shrinking watersheds and potential consequences for local communities, an approach to sustainable watershed management: case studies on enhancing sustainability with challenges of water in western Maharashtra, and common duckweed as a model system for assessing the impact of climate change. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 429.0
Genre: Science, Technology
Series Title: Advances in Environmental Engineering and Green Technologies
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Igi Global
Language: English
Street Date: November 4, 2016
TCIN: 51561507
UPC: 9781522510468
Item Number (DPCI): 248-24-8322

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