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Management of Drought and Water Scarcity

CRC Press

Handbook of Drought and Water Scarcity

Titre : Management of Drought and Water Scarcity

Handbook of Drought and Water Scarcity

Auteur (s) : Saeid Eslamian (editor), Faezeh A. Eslamian (editor)
Publisher  : CRC Press
Date de parution : August 1, 2017
Pages : 782

Descriptif
Includes management approaches for different regions, such as coastal, urban, rural, and agricultural areas * Presents economic analyses for drought and examines the economic impacts as well * Examines strategies for monitoring, assessing, and forcasting drought through the use of remote sensing and GIS tools * Presents drought mitigation strategies, such as groundwater management, rainwater harvesting, conservation practices, and more * Compares drought management in climatically different regions, such as Australia, South Africa, and North and South America

Résumé
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.

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