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Title Andean hydrology / editors Diego A. Rivera, Alex Godoy-Faundez, Mario Lillo-Saavedra
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, [2018]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 256 pages ): illustrations
Contents Competing uses and access to hydrological resources in upstream peasant communities of the Cañete River Watershed, Peru / Maria Claudia Tristán Febres, Genowefa Blundo-Canto, Gisella S. Cruz-Garcia, Marcela Quintero and Piedad Pareja Cabrejos -- Socio-environmental issues related to mineral exploitation in the Andes / Douglas Aitken, Alex Godoy-Faundez, Oscar Jaime Restrepo-Baena, Diego Rivera and Neil McIntryre -- Waters of Andean indigenous peoples: ancestral rights and the neutralization of their claims / Amaya Álvez, Verónica Delgado, Fernando Ochoa and Carla Cid -- Modeling for management: a case study of the Cañete Watershed, Peru / Wendy Francesconi, Natalia Uribe, Jefferson Valencia and Marcela Quintero -- Mass balance and meteorological conditions at Universidad Glacier, Central Chile / Christophe Kinnard, Shelley MacDonell, Michal Petlicki, Carlos Mendoza Martinez, Jakob Abermann and Roberto Urrutia -- Participatory monitoring of the impact of watershed interventions in the tropical Andes / Boris F. Ochoa-Tocachi, Wouter Buytaert and Bert De Bièvre -- A framework for agricultural water management support following the 2010 Maule earthquake / Jenna Rodriguez, S.L. Ustin, Sam Sandoval Solis, Diego Rivera Salazar and Toby O'Geen -- Hydrochemical and tracer monitoring to assess runoff generation from semi-arid Andean headwater catchments / A. Nauditt, A. Rusman, C. Schüth, L. Ribbe and P. Álvarez -- Isotopic characterization of waters across Chile / R. Sánchez-Murillo, E. Aguirre-Dueñas, M. Gallardo-Amestica, P. Moya-Vega, C. Birkel, G., Esquivel-Hernández and J. Boll -- Hydrological modelling to assess runoff generation from semi-arid Andean headwater catchments for water management in Central Chile / S. Penedo-Julien, A. Nauditt, A. Künne, Ch. Fischer and P. Krause
Summary "This book describes the ecosystem of the Andean watersheds, covering the Californian valley, tropical Andes, and southern Andes. Case studies of the new methods and techniques used for hydrological research in the Andes are provided, and sustainability issues pertaining to Andean water resources are discussed in the context of climate change, social and economic issues, and public policy. Furthermore, the impact of economic development on the Andean ecosystem, specifically the effect on the water cycle and the water-energy-food nexus, are examined"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Hydrology -- Andes Region
Economic history.
Hydrology.
Social conditions.
Andes Region -- Economic conditions
Andes Region -- Social conditions.
Andes Region.
Form Electronic book
Author Godoy Faúndez, Alex O., editor.
Lillo Saavedra, Mario, editor.
Rivera, Diego A., editor.
ISBN 1498788416
9781498788410