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The World’s Water

The World’s Water Volume 7

The Biennial Report on Freshwater Resources

Editors: Gleick, Peter H. (Ed.)

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Produced biennially, The World's Water is the most comprehensive and up-to-to date source of information and analysis on freshwater resources. Each new volume examines critical global trends and offers the best data available on a variety of topics related to water. 
 

Volume 7 features chapters on U.S. water policy, transboundary waters, and the effects of fossil fuel production on water resources, among other timely issues. Water briefs provide concise updates on topics including bottled water, The Great Lakes Water Agreement, and water and security.
 

The World's Water is coauthored by MacArthur "genius" Peter H. Gleick and his colleagues at the world-renowned Pacific Institute. Since the first volume was published in 1998, the series has become an indispensable resource for professionals in government agencies and nongovernmental organizations, researchers, students, and anyone concerned with water and its use.

About the authors

Peter Gleick is President of the Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment, and Security in Oakland, California, and is a recipient of the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship for his work on water issues.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  • Climate Change and Transboundary Waters

    Cooley, Heather (et al.)

    Pages 1-22

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  • Corporate Water Management

    Schulte, Peter (et al.)

    Pages 23-43

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  • Water Quality

    Palaniappan, Meena (et al.)

    Pages 45-72

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  • Fossil Fuels and Water Quality

    Allen, Lucy (et al.)

    Pages 73-96

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  • Australia’s Millennium Drought: Impacts and Responses

    Heberger, Matthew

    Pages 97-125

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The World’s Water Volume 7
Book Subtitle
The Biennial Report on Freshwater Resources
Editors
  • Peter H. Gleick
Series Title
The World’s Water
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Island Press/Center for Resource Economics
Copyright Holder
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment, and Security
eBook ISBN
978-1-61091-048-4
DOI
10.1007/978-1-59726-228-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 424
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