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Water management adaptation with climate change

JosuГ© MedellГ­n-Azuara

Water management adaptation with climate change

draft paper

by JosuГ© MedellГ­n-Azuara

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Published by California Energy Commission in [Sacramento] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementa paper from California Climate Change Center ; prepared by Josué Medellin-Azuara ... [et al.].
ContributionsCalifornia Climate Change Center, California Energy Commission, California Environmental Protection Agency
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTD224.C3 W356 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 25 p. :
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24410485M
LC Control Number2009526029
OCLC/WorldCa502305179

Abstract. Sponsored by the Environmental Council of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute of ASCE. Climate Change Modeling, Mitigation, and Adaptation presents the most current thinking on the environmental mechanisms that contribute to global climate change and explores scientifically grounded steps to reduce the buildup of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.   It presents an overview of climate change impacts on soil and water resources and summarizes the adaptation of practical options and strategies to minimize the potential risks, such as land degradation, seawater intrusion, droughts, ocean acidification, etc.

Permaculture provides many tools to adapt to climate change, including water regulation and management for the changing precipitation patterns. Changing climatic conditions mean a need to plan for altered and often unpredictable future precipitation patterns. Book Description. Climate Change Impacts on Coastal Soil and Water Management discusses the latest approaches for monitoring soil and water degradation in coastal regions under current climate conditions as well as potential further changes in the future.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xx, pages: color illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: Sustaining ecosystems through better water management for climate change adaptation / Stefano Barchiei, Rebecca Welling, James Dalton, Mark Smith --Adaptive water governance and the principles of international water law / Jessica Troell and Greta Swanson - . Understand and apply climate science to water management; Lead climate change adaptation across Victoria’s water sector. Water for Victoria is setting a long-term plan to prepare for and respond to climate change. Over recent decades Victoria’s climate has become drier and warmer.


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