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The Global Water System in the Anthropocene

Challenges for Science and Governance

Editors: Bhaduri, A., Bogardi, J., Leentvaar, J., Marx, S. (Eds.)

  • Connects science with policy
  • Presents the state-of-the-art of global water science
  • Provides river basin case studies as "laboratories" for developing, testing and monitoring experience with integrated methodologies
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The Global Water System in the Anthropocene provides the platform to present global and regional perspectives of world-wide experiences on the responses of water management to global change in order to address issues such as variability in supply, increasing demands for water, environmental flows and land use change. It helps to build links between science and policy and practice in the area of water resources management and governance, relates institutional and technological innovations and identifies in which ways research can assist policy and practice in the field of sustainable freshwater management. Until the industrial revolution, human beings and their activities played an insignificant role influencing the dynamics of the Earth system, the sum of our planet‘s interacting physical, chemical, and biological processes. Today, humankind even exceeds nature in terms of changing the biosphere and affecting all other facets of Earth system functioning. A growing number of scientists argue that humanity has entered a new geological epoch that needs a corresponding name: the Anthropocene. Human activities impact the global water system as part of the Earth system and change the way water moves around the globe like never before. Thus, managing freshwater use wisely in the planetary water cycle has become a key challenge to reach global environmental sustainability.

Table of contents (28 chapters)

  • Balancing the Needs of All Services Provided by Global Water Resources

    Curmi, Elizabeth (et al.)

    Pages 3-14

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  • Performance Indicators in the Water Resources Management Sector

    Fekete, Balázs M. (et al.)

    Pages 15-26

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  • Virtual Water and Trade: A Critical Economic Review

    Gawel, Erik

    Pages 27-43

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  • Data, Models and Uncertainties in the Global Water Cycle

    Harding, R. J. (et al.)

    Pages 45-58

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  • Integrated Assessments of Water Scarcity: Knowns, Unknowns and Ways Forward

    Lissner, Tabea K. (et al.)

    Pages 59-72

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eBook 83,29 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-07548-8
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Hardcover 103,99 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-07547-1
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Softcover 103,99 €
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  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Global Water System in the Anthropocene
Book Subtitle
Challenges for Science and Governance
Editors
  • Anik Bhaduri
  • Janos Bogardi
  • Jan Leentvaar
  • Sina Marx
Series Title
Springer Water
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-07548-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-07548-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-07547-1
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-37736-0
Series ISSN
2364-6934
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 437
Number of Illustrations and Tables
44 b/w illustrations, 26 illustrations in colour
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