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Título Competition for water resources : experiences and management approaches in the US and Europe / edited by Jadwiga R. Ziolkowska, Jeffrey M. Peterson.

Publicación Amsterdam : Elsevier, [2017]
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Descripción física 1 online resource (xvii, 460 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
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Colección ScienceDirect 2015/16
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Bibliografía Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contiene: Front Cover; Competition for Water Resources; Competition for Water Resources: Experiences and Management Approaches in the US and Europe; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Contributors; Preface; Acknowledgment; 1 -- Regional Water Scarcity Problems; 1.1 -- Meeting the Challenge of Water Scarcity in the Western United States; 1. INTRODUCTION; 2. OVERVIEW OF WATER IN THE WESTERN UNITED STATES; 2.1 Resource Availability; 2.2 Water Use; 2.3 Water Management; 3. ADDRESSING WATER SCARCITY; 3.1 Water Development; 3.2 Conservation; 3.3 Water Transfers
4. STATE, FEDERAL, AND LOCAL GOVERNANCE OF WATER RESOURCES4.1 State Authority; 4.2 Federal Influence; 4.3 Tribal Water Claims; 4.4 Local Collaboration; 5. CONCLUSIONS; REFERENCES; 1.2 -- Competition for Water Resources From the European Perspective; 1. INTRODUCTION; 2. THE "GREAT DIVIDE" OF THE EUROPEAN UNION; 3. THE WATER FRAMEWORK DIRECTIVE; 4. WISHFUL THINKING OR A DANGEROUS MISMATCH?; 5. CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; 1.3 -- Institutional Aspects and Policy Background of Water Scarcity Problems in the United States; 1. INTRODUCTION; 2. INSTREAM FLOWS; 3. SPECIFICATION OF APPROPRIATIVE RIGHTS
4. TRANSFERABILITY OF APPROPRIATIVE RIGHTS5. ENFORCEMENT OF APPROPRIATIVE WATER RIGHTS; 6. CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; 2 -- Areas of Competition for Water Resources -- Experiences from the US and Europe; 2.1 -- Water for Food Production; 2.1.1 -- Challenges for US Irrigated Agriculture in the Face of Emerging Demands and Climate Change ; 1. INTRODUCTION; 2. WATER SUPPLY AND DEMAND CHALLENGES FOR US IRRIGATED AGRICULTURE; 2.1 Challenges Facing Irrigated Agriculture; 2.1.1 Native American Water Rights; 2.1.2 Instream (Environmental) Flows; 2.1.3 Water for Energy Expansion
2.1.4 Climate Change and Water Resources2.2 The Challenge for Agricultural Water Conservation; 2.2.1 Sustainability of US Western Irrigated Agriculture; 2.2.2 Sustainability of US Eastern Irrigated Agriculture; 3. HOW IMPORTANT IS IRRIGATION TO US AGRICULTURE?; 3.1 Where Does Irrigation Occur and What Does It Produce?; 3.2 How Much Water Is Applied, What Is Its Source, and What Does It Cost?; 4. HOW EFFICIENT IS IRRIGATED AGRICULTURE?; 5. IRRIGATION INVESTMENTS AND FUNDING SOURCES; 6. WATER CONSERVATION POLICY: A WATERSHED PERSPECTIVE; REFERENCES
2.1.2 -- The Water-Energy Nexus and Irrigated Agriculture in the United States: Trends and Analyses1. INTRODUCTION; 2. TRENDS IN US IRRIGATED AGRICULTURE; 2.1 Irrigated Acreage, Water Rates, and Energy Costs per Acre for the United States; 2.2 Regional Irrigated Acreage, Water Use, and Energy Costs; 3. IRRIGATED AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION MODEL: AN EMPIRICAL INVESTIGATION; 3.1 Model; 3.2 Data; 3.3 Decision Variables and Management Regime; 4. REGIONAL GROUNDWATER USAGE: WATER AVAILABILITY AND ENERGY COSTS; 4.1 Abundant Groundwater Supplies; 4.2 Scarce Groundwater Supplies; 5. CONCLUSIONS
Resumen: This book addresses the escalation of global issues regarding water scarcity and the necessary, cost-effective strategies that must be put in place in order to deal with escalating water crisis. It evaluates use and competition for water resources in the U.S. and Europe, emphasizing the problems and challenges of dealing with tradeoffs in water.
Materia Water-supply -- United States.
Water-supply -- Europe.
Water-supply. (OCoLC)fst01172350
Europe. (OCoLC)fst01245064
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Autor secundario Ziolkowska, Jadwiga R., editor.
Peterson, Jeffrey M., editor.
OTRO SOPORTE Print version: Competition for water resources : experiences and management approaches in the US and Europe Amsterdam : Elsevier, ò017 9780128032374
ISBN 9780128032381 (electronic bk.)
0128032383 (electronic bk.)
9780128032374
0128032375
ISBN/ISSN AU@ 000059028673