Water Resource Variability and Climate Change by Yingkui LiWater Resource Variability and Climate Change by Yingkui Li

Water Resource Variability and Climate Change

EditorYingkui Li, Michael A. Urban

Hardcover | November 1, 2016

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Climate change affects global and regional water cycling, as well as surficial and subsurface water availability. These changes have increased the vulnerabilities of ecosystems and of human society. Understanding how climate change has affected water resource variability in the past and how climate change is leading to rapid changes in contemporary systems is of critical importance for  sustainable development in different parts of the world. This Special Issue focuses on “Water Resource Variability and Climate Change” and aims to present a collection of articles addressing various aspects of water resource variability as well as how such variabilities are affected by changing climates. Potential topics include the reconstruction of historic moisture fluctuations, based on various proxies (such as tree rings, sediment cores, and landform features), the empirical monitoring of water variability based on field survey and remote sensing techniques, and the projection of future water cycling using numerical model simulations.

Title:Water Resource Variability and Climate ChangeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:394 pages, 9.61 × 6.69 × 1.19 inPublished:November 1, 2016Publisher:MDPI AGLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3038422444

ISBN - 13:9783038422440

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Table of Contents

1) Watanabe, T. Farmers' Perceptions about Adaptation Practices to Climate Change and Barriers to Adaptation: A Micro-Level Study in Ghana2) Runoff and Sediment Yield Variations in Response to Precipitation Changes: A Case Study of Xichuan Watershed in the Loess Plateau, China3) Optimal Choice of Soil Hydraulic Parameters for Simulating the Unsaturated Flow: A Case Study on the Island of Miyakojima, Japan4) MODIS-Derived Spatiotemporal Changes of Major Lake Surface Areas in Arid Xinjiang, China5) Water Discharge and Sediment Load Changes in China: Change Patterns, Causes, and Implications6) Remote Sensing Based Analysis of Recent Variations in Water Resources and Vegetation of a Semi-Arid Region7) Stressors and Strategies for Managing Urban Water Scarcity: Perspectives from the Field8) Assessment on Hydrologic Response by Climate Change in the Chao Phraya River Basin, Thailand9) Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Water Resources in the Kunhar River Basin, Pakistan10) Modeling Climate and Management Change Impacts on Water Quality and In-Stream Processes in the Elbe River Basin11) Assessment of Climate Change Impacts on Water Quality in a Tidal Estuarine System Using a Three-Dimensional Model12) Estimating the Risk of River Flow under Climate Change in the Tsengwen River Basin13) The Impact of Climate Change on the Duration and Division of Flood Season in the Fenhe River Basin, China14) Bivariate Drought Analysis Using Streamflow Reconstruction with Tree Ring Indices in the Sacramento Basin, California, USA15) Multi-Basin Modelling of Future Hydrological Fluxes in the Indian Subcontinent16) Hydrological Evaluation of Lake Chad Basin Using Space Borne and Hydrological Model Observations