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  • Flood Recovery, Innovation and Response

    Flood Recovery, Innovation and Response

    Flooding is a global phenomenon that each year claims around 25,000 lives worldwide. Additionally, many more people must endure the homelessness, disease and crop failures that are left in the wake of the floods. The increased frequency of flooding in the last ten years, coupled with climate change predictions and urban development, suggest that these statistics are set to worsen in future. Apart from the physical damage to buildings, contents ...

  • Sustainable Irrigation Management, Technologies and Policies II

    Sustainable Irrigation Management, Technologies and Policies II

    This book contains most of the papers presented at the Second International Conference on Sustainable Irrigation, Management, Technologies and Policies. The meeting follows the success of the first Conference which was organised in Bologna in 2006.Over-exploitation of fresh water resources is leading to damaging long lasting environmental effects with considerable depletion of groundwater and surface water sources. The problem of contaminatio