From Catchment Management to Managing River Basins

Written By M. Dinesh Kumar
From Catchment Management to Managing River Basins
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 08 June 2019
  • ISBN : 0128148527
  • Pages : 366 pages
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Download or read book entitled From Catchment Management to Managing River Basins by author: M. Dinesh Kumar which was release on 08 June 2019 and published by Elsevier with total page 366 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. From Catchment Management to Managing River Basins: Science, Technology Choices, Institutions and Policy synthesizes key scientific facts crucial for catchment assessment, planning and river basin water accounting. The book presents extensive reviews of international literature on catchment hydrology, forest hydrology and other hydrological processes, such as groundwater-surface water interactions. It discusses not only the science of catchment assessment and planning, but also the catchment planning process. It documents several of the positive international experiences with integrated catchment management and integrated basin management, distilling key learnings. Case studies from India and other parts of South Asia are also included, along with new pilot studies. Finally, the book discusses the theoretical and operational aspects of integrated catchment management and integrated water management in river basins using international best practices and case studies. Discusses the theoretical nuances of scale effects in hydrology and land-use hydrology interactions Focuses on managing water in a situation in which water has become scarce Provides a theoretical discussion on water accounting procedures that is followed by an application of the methodology and tools in real-life case studies in two river basins of India Presents applications of the concept of integrated water resources management for developing a WRM plan for an Indian river basin

From Catchment Management to Managing River Basins

From Catchment Management to Managing River Basins
  • Author : M. Dinesh Kumar,V. Ratna Reddy,A. J. James
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-06-08
  • Total pages : 366
  • ISBN : 0128148527
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Summary : From Catchment Management to Managing River Basins: Science, Technology Choices, Institutions and Policy synthesizes key scientific facts crucial for catchment assessment, planning and river basin water accounting. The book presents extensive reviews of international literature on catchment hydrology, forest hydrology and other hydrological processes, such as groundwater-surface water interactions. It ...

Environmental Management of River Basin Ecosystems

Environmental Management of River Basin Ecosystems
  • Author : Mu. Ramkumar,K Kumaraswamy,R. Mohanraj
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-02-18
  • Total pages : 761
  • ISBN : 0128148527
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Summary : This book offers a unique collection of inter- and multidisciplinary studies on river systems. Rivers have been the prime source of sustenance since the advent of civilization and river systems often form the basis for agriculture, transport, water, and land for domestic, commercial, and industrial activities, fostering economic prosperity. A ...

Managing Water in River Basins

Managing Water in River Basins
  • Author : M. Dinesh Kumar
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-06-23
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128148527
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Summary : This book provides an in-depth analysis of existing methods of water management and highlights the gaps in the use of water in various river basins. Underlying the futility of 'quick fix' solutions, it puts forward various alternative strategies for water management. Using illustrative case studies, the author lists major challenges ...

Integrated River Basin Management through Decentralization

Integrated River Basin Management through Decentralization
  • Author : Karin Kemper,William Blomquist,Ariel Dinar
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2007-02-17
  • Total pages : 262
  • ISBN : 0128148527
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Summary : Drawing upon a worldwide survey of river basin organizations and in-depth studies of eight river basins in a variety of locations around the globe, this book examines how institutional arrangements for managing water resources at the river-basin level have been designed and implemented, the impetus for these arrangements, and what ...

Institutional and Policy Analysis of River Basin Management The Murray Darling River Basin Australia

Institutional and Policy Analysis of River Basin Management The Murray Darling River Basin  Australia
  • Author : William Blomquist,Anjali Bhat,Anjali Bhat, William Andrew Blomquist
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 40
  • ISBN : 0128148527
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Summary : "The authors describe and analyze management in the Murray-Darling Basin of Australia, long regarded as a model for integrated river basin management. This interior basin of over 1 million km2 in semi-arid southeastern Australia is defined by the catchment areas of the Murray and Darling Rivers and their tributaries. Water management ...

Planning and Managing Water Resources at the River basin Level

Planning and Managing Water Resources at the River basin Level
  • Author : François Molle
  • Publisher : IWMI
  • Release Date : 2006-01-01
  • Total pages : 32
  • ISBN : 0128148527
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Summary : Read online Planning and Managing Water Resources at the River basin Level written by François Molle, published by IWMI which was released on 2006-01-01. Download full Planning and Managing Water Resources at the River basin Level Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Catchment and River Basin Management

Catchment and River Basin Management
  • Author : Laurence Smith,Keith Porter,Kevin Hiscock,Mary Jane Porter,David Benson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-04-17
  • Total pages : 292
  • ISBN : 0128148527
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Summary : The central focus of this volume is a critical comparative analysis of the key drivers for water resource management and the provision of clean water – governance systems and institutional and legal arrangements. The authors present a systematic analysis of case study river systems drawn from Australia, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, ...

Irrigation and River Basin Management

Irrigation and River Basin Management
  • Author : Mark Svendsen
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 258
  • ISBN : 0128148527
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Summary : With increasing water scarcity, pressure to re-allocate water from agriculture to other uses mounts, along with a need to put in place institutional arrangements to promote 'higher value' uses of water. Many developing countries are now experimenting with establishing new institutional arrangements for managing water at the river basin level....

Watershed Management

Watershed Management
  • Author : Robert J. Naiman
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Total pages : 542
  • ISBN : 0128148527
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Summary : Conceptual separation of humans and natural ecosystems is reflected in the thinking of most natural resource management professions, including for estry, wildlife management, fisheries, range management, and watershed management (Burch 1971). Such thinking can deny the reality of the human element in local, regional, and global ecosystems (Bonnicksen and Lee 1982, Klausner 1971, ...

River Basin Management in the Twenty First Century

River Basin Management in the Twenty First Century
  • Author : Victor Roy Squires,Hugh Martin Milner,Katherine Anne Daniell
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2014-07-10
  • Total pages : 542
  • ISBN : 0128148527
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Summary : Worldwide development of agriculture and industry creates burgeoning demands on natural resources. Management of the rivers and the surrounding landscape is one of the important tasks for today and for the foreseeable future. Lessons learned from centuries of management (and mismanagement) have been distilled into principles and practices which form ...

River Basin Management

River Basin Management
  • Author : John Lawson
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2021-05-31
  • Total pages : 396
  • ISBN : 0128148527
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Summary : River Basin Management is a collection of papers presented at a conference on implementation of the EU Water Framework Directive, held in Budapest in May 2005. The Water Framework Directive requires progressive protection and enhancement to rivers, lakes, estuaries, coastal waters and wetlands by the year 2015. At the heart of this ...

River Basin Management V

River Basin Management V
  • Author : C. A. Brebbia
  • Publisher : WIT Press
  • Release Date : 2009-08-25
  • Total pages : 402
  • ISBN : 0128148527
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Summary : Sumary: In this valuable contribution to the field of river basin management, Brebbia (Wessex Institute of Technology, UK) compiles 35 papers from a conference that presented recent advances in all aspects of hydrology, including ecology, environmental management, flood plains and wetlands. Academics and practitioners address the planning, design, and management of ...

River Basin Restoration and Management

River Basin Restoration and Management
  • Author : A. Ostfeld,J. M. Tyson
  • Publisher : IWA Publishing
  • Release Date : 2005-02-01
  • Total pages : 104
  • ISBN : 0128148527
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Summary : River Basin Restoration and Management is the result of two workshops that took place at the 4th IWA World Water Congress: The Restoration of Degraded River Basins and River Basin Management Using Machine Learning. The Restoration of Degraded River Basins set out to share experience in the institutional, policy, and ...

River Basin Management VII

River Basin Management VII
  • Author : C. A. Brebbia
  • Publisher : WIT Press
  • Release Date : 2012-05-22
  • Total pages : 472
  • ISBN : 0128148527
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Summary : Containing papers presented seventh international conference on the topic, this book Reviews the advances have been made in the development and application of software tools for predicting the flow, water quality, sediment transport and ecological processes in river systems. Organised by the Wessex Institute of Technology, the biennial conference was ...

Managing Water Resources in Large River Basins

Managing Water Resources in Large River Basins
  • Author : William Young,Nagaraja Rao Harshadeep
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2021-05-07
  • Total pages : 190
  • ISBN : 0128148527
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Summary : Management of water resources in large rivers basins typically differs in important ways from management in smaller basins. While in smaller basins the focus of water resources management may be on project implementation, irrigation and drainage management, water use efficiency and flood operations; in larger basins, because of the greater ...