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1997

Freshwater Resources in Arid Lands

United Nations University Press

Titre : Freshwater Resources in Arid Lands

Sous la direction de : Juha I. Uitto , Jutta Schneider
Editeur : United Nations University Press
Date de parution : 1997
Pages : 172

Contents
* 1 : Fresh water - A scarce resource in arid lands Introduction International efforts Fresh water - A limited resource A personal history Traditional wisdom Problems of major continental aquifers The Aral crisis - Ecocide in arid lands Hydropolitics along the Jordan river basin and the Dead Sea Conclusions References
* 2 : Negev : land, water, and civilization in a desert environment Introduction Civilization in the Negev Freshwater utilization Conclusions Bibliography
* 3 : The future of freshwater resources in the Arabian peninsula Introduction Water resources Water requirements Management options Conclusions References
* 4 : Water resources and agricultural environment in arid regions of China Introduction Water resources Water utilization and agricultural environment Improving water management for sustainable agricultural development Conclusions References
* 5 : The development of groundwater resources on the Miyakojima Islands Introduction Outline of the Miyakojima Islands Geology and the hydrological cycle Outline of the irrigation project on Miyakojima The construction and concept of the underground dam The Construction of the Cut-off Walls The construction of the intake facilities The storage situation of the Sunagawa underground dam Conclusion Bibliography
* 6 : Global warming and groundwater resources in arid lands Quaternary climate history Global warming and desertification Characteristics of groundwater in arid lands Utilization and conservation of groundwater Conclusions References
* 7 : Sustainable development of freshwater resources in arid lands : Panel discussion

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