Roles played by dams as seen in the history of water use in Japan -- Environmental and social impacts of dams and responses to these impacts -- Roles of dams: The future -- Summation -- App. 1. Outline of the National Administrative Organs of Japan -- App. 2. The basic framework of river management system in Japan -- App. 3. Outline of the existing dams in Japan -- App. 4. Outline of Water Resources Development River System and facilities
"A Balkema book."
Includes bibliographical references (pages -226) and index