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Impact of Climate Change on Water Resources

With Modeling Techniques and Case Studies

Authors: Srinivasa Raju, K., Nagesh Kumar, D.

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  • Gives an overview of various aspects of climate change by integrating global climate models, downscaling approaches and hydrological models
  • Covers themes which help to understand climate change in a holistic manner
  • Power point presentations on selected topics for classroom lectures help readers comprehend the methodology and attempt to solve similar problems
  • Includes worked-out examples, problems and case studies 
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This  book gives an overview of various aspects of climate change by integrating global climate models, downscaling approaches, and hydrological models. It also covers themes that help in understanding climate change in a holistic manner. The book includes worked-out examples, revision questions, exercise problems, and case studies, making it relevant for use as a textbook in graduate courses and professional development programs. The book will serve well researchers, students, as well as professionals working in the area of hydroclimatology. 

About the authors

Prof. K.Srinivasa Raju is Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani- Hyderabad Campus, India. He completed M.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Chennai and Ph.D from IIT Kharagpur in Water Resources Engineering. He worked with Prof Lucien Duckstein in the field of Multicriterion Decision Making (MCDM) with reference to Water Resources Planning during his postdoctoral programme.  His research interests include Climate Hydrology, Water Resources Systems, MCDM and Soft Computing applications in Water Resources Engineering. He has published more than 120 papers in various reputed journals and conferences and has been reviewer for more than 38 international journals. He has co-authored one book entitled “Multicriterion Analysis in Engineering and Management” along with Prof D.Nagesh Kumar, published by Prentice Hall of India (PHI), New Delhi. He is presently Associate Editor, ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Taylor & Francis. He completed number of sponsored projects including two collaborative projects with Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore on Climate Modeling and Integrated Urban Flood Management. More information is available at http://www.bits-pilani.ac.in/hyderabad/ksraju/Profile
Prof. D. Nagesh Kumar is working in the Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, India since May 2002. Earlier he worked at   IIT, Kharagpur (1994-2002) and National Remote Sensing Centre, Hyderabad (1992-1994). He is also the Chairman, Centre for Earth Sciences,  and Associate Faculty, Interdisciplinary Centre for Water Research and Divecha Centre for Climate Change, IISc, Bangalore. He obtained Ph.D (Engg) from IISc, Bangalore, in 1992. He visited Utah State University, USA in 1999 for 6 months on BOYSCAST fellowship. He worked as Visiting Professor in EMSE, Saint-Etienne, France, in 2012. His research interests include Climate Hydrology, Water Resources Systems, Climate change Impact on Water Resources, Artificial Neural Networks, Evolutionary Algorithms, Fuzzy logic, MCDM and Remote Sensing & Geographical Information System applications in Water Resources Engineering. He has published more than 180 papers in leading international journals and conferences in his research fields. He has co-authored four text books viz., “Multicriterion Analysis in Engineering and Management” published by PHI, New Delhi and “Floods in a Changing Climate: Hydrologic Modeling” published by Cambridge University Press, U.K., “Hydroclimatic Teleconnection: Indian Perspective” and “Integrated Modelling for Optimal Reservoir Operation for Irrigation”, published by Scholars' Press, Germany. He is Associate Editor for ASCE Journal of Hydrologic Engineering. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Open Water Journal, IWA Publishing and in the Editorial Board of Open Hydrology Journal, ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engg., Journal of Applied Computational Intelligence and Soft Computing. He has been reviewer for more than 60 international journals including Water Resources Research and Journal of Hydrology. More information is available at http://civil.iisc.ernet.in/~nagesh/

Table of contents (6 chapters)

Table of contents (6 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Pages 1-25

    Srinivasa Raju, Komaragiri (et al.)

  • Selection of Global Climate Models

    Pages 27-75

    Srinivasa Raju, Komaragiri (et al.)

  • Downscaling Techniques in Climate Modeling

    Pages 77-105

    Srinivasa Raju, Komaragiri (et al.)

  • Statistical and Optimization Techniques in Climate Modeling

    Pages 107-135

    Srinivasa Raju, Komaragiri (et al.)

  • Hydrological Modeling

    Pages 137-167

    Srinivasa Raju, Komaragiri (et al.)

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eBook 117,69 €
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  • ISBN 978-981-10-6110-3
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Hardcover 149,99 €
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  • ISBN 978-981-10-6109-7
  • with online files
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Softcover 149,99 €
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  • ISBN 978-981-13-5570-7
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Impact of Climate Change on Water Resources
Book Subtitle
With Modeling Techniques and Case Studies
Authors
Series Title
Springer Climate
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-6110-3
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-6110-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-6109-7
Softcover ISBN
978-981-13-5570-7
Series ISSN
2352-0698
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 266
Number of Illustrations
19 b/w illustrations, 59 illustrations in colour
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