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Adaptive and Integrated Water Management : Coping with Complexity and Uncertainty - Claudia Pahl-Wostl

Adaptive and Integrated Water Management

Coping with Complexity and Uncertainty

By: Claudia Pahl-Wostl (Editor), Pavel Kabat (Editor), Jorn Moltgen (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 9th November 2007
ISBN: 9783540759409
Number Of Pages: 440

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Sustainable water management is a key environmental challenge of the 21st century. This book presents the very latest studies, methods and innovations for managing our water resources from the first International Conference on Adaptive and Integrated Water Management, held in November 2007 in Basel, Switzerland. The book addresses a wide interdisciplinary audience of scientists and professionals from academia, industry, and those involved in policy making.

Requirements for Adaptive Water Managementp. 1
Eco-Complexity and Sustainability in China's Water Managementp. 23
Integrated, adaptive and domanial water resources managementp. 39
Can adaptive management help us embrace the Murray-Darling Basin's wicked problems?p. 61
The NeWater Management and Transition Framework - state and development process -p. 75
Groundwater protection in urban areas incorporating adaptive groundwater monitoring and management - Reconciliation of water engineering measures along riversp. 97
Adaptability of International River Basin Regimes: Linkage Problems in the Rhinep. 125
Institutional elements for adaptive water management regimes. Comparing two regional water management regimes in the Rhine basinp. 147
Intellectual history and current status of Integrated Water Resources Management: A global perspectivep. 167
A broadened view on the role for models in natural resource management: Implications for model developmentp. 187
Deliberation, negotiation and scale in the governance of water resources in the Mekong regionp. 205
Enhancing the Potential for Integrated Water Management in New Zealand through Adaptive Governancep. 227
How Social Networks Enable Adaptation to System Complexity and Extreme Weather Eventsp. 249
Managing flood risk in the urban environment: linking spatial planning, risk assessment, communication and policyp. 263
Benchmarking in Dutch Urban Water Management: An Assessmentp. 277
Adapting scale use for successful implementation of Cyclic Floodplain Rejuvenation in the Netherlandsp. 301
Current and future impacts of climate change on river runoff in the Central Asian river basinsp. 323
Adaptive and Integrated Management of Wastewater and Storm Water Drainage in Kolkata - Case Study of a Mega Cityp. 341
About Ways for Improvement of Water Use in Irrigation of Uzbekistanp. 357
Participatory assessment of water developments in an atoll townp. 381
Criteria for the Assessment of Planning Processes for Sustainable River Basin Managementp. 405
Portfolio optimisation of water management investmentsp. 423
Indexp. 439
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ISBN: 9783540759409
ISBN-10: 3540759409
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 440
Published: 9th November 2007
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.79
Weight (kg): 0.84