Water and Sustainability in Arid Regions Bridging the Gap Between Physical and Social Sciences /

International voices fill the pages of Water and Sustainability in Arid Regions, forming an original scientific exploration of current water research and management issues. In arid regions, agriculture that is ill-adapted to the environment, accelerated urbanization, poverty, and increasing pollutio...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Schneier-Madanes, Graciela., Courel, Marie-Francoise.
Format: Electronic
Language: English
Published: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands, 2010.
Online Access: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-2776-4
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Table of Contents:
  • Contemporary Issues
  • Eco-reconstruction in Northwest China
  • Remote Sensing Assessment of Salinization Impacts in the Tarim Basin: The Delta Oasis of the Ugan and Kuqa Rivers
  • Estimating Net Primary Production in Xinjiang Through Remote Sensing
  • The Recent Evolution of the Oasis Environment in the Taklimakan Desert, China
  • High Demand in a Land of Water Scarcity: Iran
  • Common Scarcity, Diverse Responses in the Maghreb Region
  • Changing Water Resources and Food Supply in Arid Zones: Tunisia
  • Learning from History
  • The Qanat: A Living History in Iran
  • Notes from the Turpan Basin: Pioneering Research on the Karez
  • An Introduction to the Khettara in Morocco: Two Contrasting Cases
  • Digitally Conserving an Endangered Built Heritage in Kashgar, an Oasis City of the Taklimakan
  • The Taklimakan Oases: An Environmental Evolution Shown Through Geoarchaeology
  • Management for Sustainability
  • How the Predominance of Water Resources Informs Management
  • Conjunctive Water Management in the US Southwest
  • Managing Water Amid Rapid Urbanization: Mexico’s North Borderlands
  • Forecasting Streamflows in the San Juan River Basin in Argentina
  • Arsenic and Water Quality Challenges in South America
  • Evaluating the Restoration of Dryland Ecosystems in the Northern Mediterranean
  • Old and New: Changing Paradigms in Arid Lands Water Management.