Integrated Approaches to Sustainable Watershed Management in Xeric Environments
  • Release Date : 14 June 2019
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Genre : Science
  • Pages : 223 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128152768
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Download or read book entitled Integrated Approaches to Sustainable Watershed Management in Xeric Environments by author: V Ratna Reddy which was release on 14 June 2019 and published by Elsevier with total page 223 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Integrated Approaches to Sustainable Watershed Management in Xeric Environments: A Training Manual provides the reader with the tools they need to understand an integrated approach to watershed management. The book presents a conceptual framework of water management based on the authors’ vast experience. Topics covered include a scientific background of watershed management and the integration of geohydraulic and socioeconomic factors. Key points are further enhanced with case studies, problem sets, Bayesian Networks and quizzes to educate watershed managers, industry professionals and agencies. Authored by a team of leaders in the field who are responsible for groundbreaking research in the area, this book draws on their experience synthesizing scientific, practical, on the ground expertise. This is an essential tool for researchers and professionals in environmental, water or natural resource management. Presents an integrated approach—combining different sciences— that allows for the improved design of watersheds through the integration of biophysical, land use and socioeconomic analyses Contains activities for self-evaluation Includes case studies drawing from field experiences, giving the reader deeper insights into challenges faced, practical problems and solutions