Managing Water Resources under Climate Uncertainty: Examples from Asia, Europe, Latin America, and Australia by Sangam ShresthaManaging Water Resources under Climate Uncertainty: Examples from Asia, Europe, Latin America, and Australia by Sangam Shrestha

Managing Water Resources under Climate Uncertainty: Examples from Asia, Europe, Latin America, and…

bySangam ShresthaEditorAnil K. Anal, P. Abdul Salam

Hardcover | November 13, 2014

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This book aims to come up with views to address the queries of planners, policymakers, and general people for water resources management under uncertainty of climate change, including examples from Asia and Europe with successful adaptive measures to change the challenge of climate change into opportunities. The availability of clean water is a major global challenge for the future due to a rapidly growing population and urbanization where further stress in water resources is expected due to the impact of climate change. The wide range of impacts includes for example changes in hydrology, moisture availability, spatial and temporal variations in magnitude of stream flow, and dwindling of water levels with adverse effect on wetlands and ecosystem. As a consequence, water management has become a serious issue and was identified as a global societal challenge, and climate change forecasting has become one of the key issues in recent research on sustainable water resources management.
Title:Managing Water Resources under Climate Uncertainty: Examples from Asia, Europe, Latin America, and…Format:HardcoverDimensions:438 pagesPublished:November 13, 2014Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319104667

ISBN - 13:9783319104669

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Table of Contents

Climate Change Adaptation in the Netherlands - Policies and Perceptions.- Climate Change and its Impact on Water Sector.- Current Status of the Socio-Economic Development and Transboundary Water Issues in the Sesan and Srepork (2S) Basin of the Lower Mekong: A Literature Review.- Climate Adaptation through Sustainable Urban Development: Case study on Urban Water Systems in Can Tho city, Vietnam.- Climate Risks and Adaptation Strategies in Flood Management in the Phil: Case Study on River Basin Flood Risk and Management Measures.- Climatological Assessment of Flood Events and Monsoon Rainfall for Chindwin River in Myanmar.- Observed and Projected Rainfall Changes in Vietnam.- The Politics of too much and too little: Living and Making Decisions in a Seasonal and Variable Climate.- Potential Impact of Climate Uncertainty and Mega Development Project on Water Resources Management in the Northeastern Thailand.- The Politics of Uncertainty on Transboundary Rivers: A Comparative Analysis of the Mekong and Brahmaputra River Basins.- Management of Water under Current Climate Variability and Uncertainty: Implications for Tilapia Cage Culture in the Ping River.- Assessment of Water Availability under Climate Change Scenarios in Thailand.- Assessment of Uncertainty in Climate Change Predictions for a Himalayan River Basin using Multi-model Ensembles.- Assessment of Hydrologic Impacts of Climate Change in the Citarum River Basin, Indonesia: The Use of Statistical Downscaling and Water Planning Tool.- Impact of Uncertainty of Future Climate on Discharge of the Nam Ou River Basin, Lao PDR.- Challenges and Prospects of Water Resource Management in the Context of Climate Change and Urbanization in Coastal Southeast Asia.- Uncertainty in Climate Change Impacts on Streamflow in the Be River Catchment, Vietnam.- Managing for Uncertainty: Case Study of the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System.- Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessment to Climate Change Of Local Water Service Groups of Talomo-Lipadas Watersheds, Davao City, Philippines.- Coevolving Water Infrastructures for Adaptation to Climate Change.- Climate Risk Management Tools for the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Sector.- Upper Ganga Sustainability Study: Integrated Assessment for River Basin Management.