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Handbook of Drought and Water Scarcity

Management of Drought and Water Scarcity

Edited by: Saeid Eslamian , Faezeh Eslamian

Print publication date:  July  2017
Online publication date:  September  2017

Print ISBN: 9781498731003
eBook ISBN: 9781315226774
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This volume includes over 30 chapters, written by experts from around the world. It examines numerous management strategies for dealing with drought and scarcity. These strategies include management approaches for different regions, such as coastal, urban, rural, and agricultural areas. It offers multiple strategies for monitoring, assessing, and forcasting drought through the use of remote sensing and GIS tools. It also presents drought mitigation management strategies, such as groundwater management, rainwater harvesting, conservations practices, and more.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Drought Management Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Impacts of Drought on Social and Agricultural Systems Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Capacity Building and Drought Management Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Adaption to Droughts Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Drought Management Strategies in Water-Stressed/Water-Scarce Regions Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Drought Management in an Urban Context Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Drought Management in Coastal Areas Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Drought Management for Landscape and Rural Security Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Drought Assessment and Management for Heat Waves Monitoring Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Drought and Pest Management Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Groundwater Management in Drought Conditions Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Reservoir Operation during Drought Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Crisis Management Planning and Drought Management Plans Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Functional Analysis of Regional Drought Management Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Rainfall Management for Sustainable Agriculture Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Deficit Irrigation Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Deficit Irrigation Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Deficit Irrigation Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Drought Mitigation Practices Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Social Impacts of a National Drought Policy in Australia Download PDF
Chapter  21:  History of Drought Management in Australia Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Politics of Drought Management and Water Control in India Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Drought Management for Horticultural Crops in India Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Interbasin Transfers of Water for Southern Africa Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Drought Management Planning Resources for Water Suppliers in Pakistan Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Forest Fire Mitigation under Water Shortage Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Education Program for Drought Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Policy Framework of Drought Risk Mitigation Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Drought Law and Policy Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Emergency Drought Consequence Plan Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Coping with Drought Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Integrated Water Resources Management under Water Scarcity Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Drought and Dust Management Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Drought Management Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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