The history of irrigation and water control in China’s Erhai catchment: mitigation and adaptation to environmental change
Crook, D.C., Jones, R.J., Elvin, M., Shen, J. and Dearing, J.A. (2008) The history of irrigation and water control in China’s Erhai catchment: mitigation and adaptation to environmental change. In, Wiegandt, E. (ed.) Mountains: Sources of Water, Sources of Knowledge. , Springer, 382. (Advances in Global Change Research, 31).
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|Item Type:||Book Section|
|Additional Information:||This book addresses the major challenges in assuring globally sustainable water use. Paradoxically, water resources have been identified both as too plentiful, producing major disasters, and increasingly vulnerable to shortages. Addressing both of these aspects requires attention to physical hydrological processes as well as human activities that affect water supply and demand. Mountains regions are the sources of many great water systems and often have long traditions of effective water management and therefore provide special insights into general problems of water use, including upstream-downstream and transboundry relations as well as natural hazard management. This volume will address critical contemporary and global issues through the lens of global change processes and with a focus on mountain regions to bring state of the art science from numerous disciplines to examine important environmental and policy questions related to water resources|
|Subjects:||G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GB Physical geography
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Geography > Environmental Processes and Change
|Date Deposited:||05 Aug 2008|
|Last Modified:||27 Mar 2014 18:38|
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