Climate change and water : international perspectives on by Joel Smith, Carol Howe, Jim Henderson

By Joel Smith, Carol Howe, Jim Henderson

Comprehend the consequences of weather switch on city water and wastewater utilities with this choice of overseas medical papers. This booklet deals the most recent clinical findings on weather switch and its more and more very important affects on clean water assets and water caliber. also, case reviews offer genuine examples of ways weather switch and worldwide warming are commencing to impression water assets and water utilities.

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Bundesamt für Umwelt, Wald und Landschaft, Bern, Switzerland. , Rivera, A. and Schneider, C. (2007). Current status of Andean glaciers. Global and Planetary Change, 59 (1–4), 1–9. Conway, D. (2005). From headwater tributaries to international river: observing and adapting to climate variability and change in the Nile basin. Global Environmental Change, 15 99–114. , Francou, B. W. (2005). Glacier shrinkage in the Andes and consequences for water resources. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 50 (6), 925–932.

Data Source: EHYD and the Global Runoff Data Centre, 56058 Koblenz, Germany. 27 CLIMATE CHANGE AND WATER In the following text, the effect of global warming on water resources management in the major mountain ranges of the world is discussed. As a detailed case study, the Rhine river basin was chosen. Detailed Case Study: Rhine River Basin The Rhine river basin is one of the most densely populated and industrialised in Europe. It occupies a central position in the continent, both economically and geographically.

Journal of Hydrology, 284 (1–4), 244–252. , Mueller, G. and Weilguni, V. (2005). Das Trockenjahr 2003 (The dry year 2003). Mitteilungsblatt des Hydrografischen Dienstes in Österreich, 83 1–38. M. H. (2008). A global perspective on African climate. Climatic Change, 90 359–383. P. (2000). Long-range climate forecasting and its use for water management in the Pacific Northwest region of North America. Journal of Hydroinformatics, 2 (3), 163–182. G. (2006). Consensus between GCM climate change projections with empirical downscaling: precipitation downscaling over South Africa.

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