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Handbook of Drought and Water Scarcity

Environmental Impacts and Analysis of Drought and Water Scarcity

Edited by: Saeid Eslamian , Faezeh Eslamian

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

Print ISBN: 9781498731041
eBook ISBN: 9781315226781
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/9781315226781
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This volume includes over 30 chapters, written by experts from around the world. It examines the environmental aspects of drought such as groundwater and soil contamination, river low-flow, urban water quality, and desertification. It also examines the effects of climate change and variability on drought, and discusses the differences in groundwater, rainfall, and temperatures and their related effects. It presents analytical modeling for better understanding drought in uncertain and changing climates.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Drought Vulnerability Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Drought Impacts on Urbanization Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Environmental Impacts of Drought on Desertification Classification Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Climate Parameter Variability Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Climate Change Impact on Urban Water Deficit Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Climate Change Impacts on and Adaptation to Groundwater Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Climate Change Impacts on Precipitation and Temperature Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Minimizing the Impacts of Drought Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Climate Change and Drought: Building Resilience for an Unpredictable Future Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Sustainable Agriculture: Building Social-Ecological Resilience Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Drought and Water Quality Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Securing Water Pollution Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Conjunctive Use of Water Reuse in Drought Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Criteria for Wastewater Treatment and Reuse under Water Scarcity Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Drought and Groundwater Quality in Coastal Areas Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Contamination of Groundwater in Arid and Semiarid Lands Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Sanitation in Drought Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Environmental Flows Assessment in Scarce Water Resources Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Low Flow and Instream Flow Requirements Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Streamflow Quality in Low-Flow Conditions Download PDF
Chapter  21:  River Sediment in Low Flow Condition Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Impact of Overexploitation of Water Resources on Ecohydrological Change in China Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Crop Insurance in Drought Conditions Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Biotechnology for Drought Improvement Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Water Issues from a System Dynamics Perspective Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Rainwater Harvesting in Arid Regions of Australia Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Water Conservation Techniques Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Food Security and Nutrition Policy Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Soil Contaminations in Arid and Semiarid Land Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Water Scarcity and Sustainable Urban Green Landscape Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Drought in Lake Urmia Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Interbasin Transfers of Water: Zayandeh-Rud River Basin Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Environmental Evaluation: Lessons Learned from Case Studies Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Paleo-Drought: Measurements and Analysis Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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