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Strategies for River Basin Management : Environmental Integration of Land and Water in a River Basin :  Environmental Integration of Land and Water in a River Basin - Jan Lundqvist

Strategies for River Basin Management : Environmental Integration of Land and Water in a River Basin

Environmental Integration of Land and Water in a River Basin

By: Jan Lundqvist (Editor), Ulrik Lohm (Editor), Malin Falkenmark (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1985
ISBN: 9789027721112
Number Of Pages: 346

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Editorial.- 1 River Basin Development and Ecosystem Approaches.- Synthesis and Conclusions River Basin Strategy for Coordinated Land and Water Conservation.- River basin development strategies in the Tisza valley.- Ecosystem modelling of a river basin.- Ecosystem approaches to river basin planning.- Methodology for monitoring and evaluation of integrated land and water development.- 2 Complementarity of Land and Water Conservation.- 2.1 Importance of soil conservation in the context of river basin realities.- Problems related to coordinated control and management of land and water resources - Some perceptions derived from the Indian experience.- Seeking a new balance in deteriorating upper Citarum basin in West Java.- Methods of land and water conservation in the Wuding river basin.- Soil and water conservation on the Chinese loess plateau-The example of the Xio Shi Guo Brigade.- Catchment ecosystems and traditional village tank cascades in the dry zone of Sri Lanka.- Control and management of land-use and water resources of Bhavani river basin in Tamil Nadu, India.- Problems of land use and water resources management in the upper Tana catchment in Kenya.- 2.2 Whole river basin as an interactive system.- Upstream-downstream interactions as natural constraints to basin-wide planning for China's River Huang.- Some strategic principles for long-term river basin development - The case of Han river.- The integrated river basin development. The challenges to the Nile basin countries.- 2.3 Managing water quality impact in industrialized countries.- Approach to eutrophication problems close to an expanding metropolis in Australia.- The changing Illinois river.- Water-course monitoring in a Swedish river basin: growth, development and future.- 3 Conflict Management; Tools and Principles.- 3.1 Formal and non-formal options in conflict management.- Legal and administrative tools for river basin development.- Legal, administrative and economic tools for conflict resolution. Perspectives on river basin management in industrialized countries.- Environmental conflicts: Structure and management.- 3.2 Importance of time perspective.- Problems of water reallocation in Colorado - America's most fully utilized river.- Conflict between flood preparedness and drought preparedness in the Colorado river basin.- Water resources conflicts in integrated river basin development. The case of Kavlinge river.- 3.3 Political interference and the role of traditions in management.- The making and the breaking of agreement on the Ganges.- The Mahaweli strategy of Sri Lanka - Great expectation of a small nation.- Coordinated management of land and water resources; regionalization and institutions.- Equity issues in the implementation of river basin planning.- 4 River Basin Resources Administration and Analysis.- 4.1 Approaches in river basin administration and development.- Different types of river basin entities - A global outlook.- The river basin concept as seen from a management perspective in USA.- The Thames basin, England - Legal and administrative system.- The relevance of river basin approach for coordinated land and water conservation and management.- Rationale for establishing a river basin authority in Tanzania.- Models for resource analysis and policy implications in a river basin context.- Methodologies for water resources policy analysis in river basins.- Problems related to growing urban systems from a river basin perspective.

ISBN: 9789027721112
ISBN-10: 9027721114
Series: GeoJournal Library
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 346
Published: 1985
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.83