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Editors: Liam N. Robinson
Book Description:
Water resources are sources of water that are useful or potentially useful to humans. They are important because they are needed for life to exist. Many uses of water include agricultural, industrial, household, recreational and environmental activities. Virtually all of these human uses require fresh water. Only 2.7% of water on the Earth is fresh water, and over two thirds of this is frozen in glaciers and polar ice caps, leaving only 0.007% available for human use. Fresh water is a renewable resource, yet the world's supply of clean, fresh water is steadily decreasing. Water demand already exceeds supply in many parts of the world, and as world population continues to rise at an unprecedented rate, many more areas are expected to experience this imbalance in the near future. The framework for allocating water resources to water users (where such a framework exists) is known as water rights. This new book presents recent and important research in the field.

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Chapter 0 - Application of a Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm to Hydrological Problems (pp. 3-12)
Authors / Editors: K.W. Chau

Chapter 1 - Techniques for Hydrological Modeling and Water Resources Management. Part 1 - Simulation (pp. 15-65)
Authors / Editors: G. B. Kingston, H. R. Maier and G. C. Dandy

Chapter 2 - Techniques and their Applications to Hydrological Modeling and Water Resources Management. Part 2 - Optimization (pp. 67-99 )
Authors / Editors: Greer B. Kingston, Graeme C. Dandy and Holger R. Maier

Chapter 3 - UV Treatment of Chlorophenols in Water Using UV Microwave Lamps and XeBr Excilamp Coupled with Biodegradation (pp. 101-126)
Authors / Editors: N. Christofi1, G.G. Matafonova, V.B. Batoev, M.A. Misakyan, E.M. Barkhudarov and I.A. Kossyi

Chapter 4 - Wastewater Treatment and Emerging Pollutants in the Environment (pp. 127-148)
Authors / Editors: Kimberley A. Gilbride and Lawrence Levinson

Chapter 5 - Chitosan as Adsorbent for Heavy Metal Ions: Performance and Adsorption Mechanism (pp. 149-175)
Authors / Editors: Rodrigo S. Vieira and Marisa M. Beppu

Chapter 6 - Adsorption of Organic Contaminants by Mesoporous Silicate (pp. 177-203)
Authors / Editors: Satoshi Takizawa and Punyapalakul Patiparn

Chapter 7 - Ozonation Combined with Electrolysis – A New Advanced Oxidation Technology (pp. 205-224)
Authors / Editors: Naoyuki Kishimoto

Chapter 8 - Microarray Analysis of Gene Expression of Escherichia Coli O157:H7 in Drinking Water (pp. 225-240)
Authors / Editors: Marley Griffin, Curtis Smith and Christian Chauret

Chapter 9 - Which Model Type is Best for Deterministic Rainfall-Runoff Modelling? (pp. 241-260)
Authors / Editors: Tommy S.W. Wong and Xiao Chi Koh

Chapter 10 - Rain and Stormwater Management and Utilization as an Alternative Sustainable Water Source for Rural Communities in the Developing countries
Authors / Editors: Nurudeen A. Oladoja and Abubakar Z. Al-Hasan

Chapter 11 - Continuous Biosorption of Single and Binary Metal Solutions in a Fixed-Bed Column Using Algae Gelidium and Granulated Algal Waste from Agar Extraction (pp. 275-296)
Authors / Editors: Vítor J.P. Vilara, Cidália M.S. Botelhoa, Ramiro J.E. Martins and Rui A.R. Boaventuraa

Chapter 12 - Modelling Catchment Scale Evaporation – What Are the Errors? (pp. 297-310)
Authors / Editors: E.M. Blyth

Chapter 13 - Acquisition of Data and Modeling of Transport and Geochemical Processes in Waste Rock Piles (pp. 311-325)
Authors / Editors: Ondra Sracek, Euripedes do Amaral Vargas Jr. and Julio César da Silva

Chapter 14 - Sensitivity, Uncertainty, and Reliability in Groundwater Modelling (pp. 327-350)
Authors / Editors: Husam Baalousha

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      Water Resource Planning, Development and Management
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2008
   ISBN: 1-60021-973-x
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