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Author NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Environmental Security: Water Security, Management and Control (2010 : Marrakech, Morocco) (Marrakech, Morroco)

Title Water security in the Mediterranean Region : an international evaluation of management, control, and governance approaches / edited by Andrea Scozzari and Bouabid El Mansouri
Published Dordrecht : Springer, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 362 pages) : illustrations
Series NATO science for peace and security. Series C, Environmental security
NATO science for peace and security series. Series C, Environmental security.
Contents A view of the main environmental security issues and policies / Fausto Pedrazzini -- Water security: identifying governance issues and engaging stakeholders / Eric Dannenmaier -- European and international funding programmes for environmental research with African countries / Thomas Ammerl -- Space technology for global water resources observations / Jérôme Benveniste -- Remote sensing for environmental monitoring: forest fire monitoring in real time / Abel Calle, Julia Sanz, and José-Luis Casanova -- Electromagnetic methods and sensors for water monitoring / Francesco Soldovieri, Vincenzo Lapenna, and Massimo Bavusi -- Subsurface permeability for groundwater study using electrokinetic phenomenon / Alexander K. Manstein and Mikhail I. Epov -- Solid particles transport in porous media: experimentation and modelling / Hua-Qing Wang [and others] -- Challenges of artificial recharge of aquifers: reactive transport through soils, fate of pollutants and possibility of the water quality improvement / Mohamed Azaroual [and others] -- Geologic storage of CO2 to mitigate global warming and related water resources issues / Yousif K. Kharaka and Dina M. Drennan -- Environmental security issues related to impacts of anthropogenic activities on groundwater: examples from the real world / Brunella Raco [and others] -- Overview on the occurrence and seasonal variability of trace elements in different aqueous fractions in river and stream waters / Rosa Cidu
A worldwide emergency: arsenic risk in water: a case study of an abandoned mine in Italy / Luca Fanfani and Carla Ardau -- Acid mine drainage migration of Belovo Zinc Plant (South Siberia, Russia): a multidisciplinary study / Svetlana Bortnikova [and others] -- Distribution and origin of boron in fresh and thermal waters in difference areas of Greece / Elissavet Dotsika [and others] -- Environment and water resources in the Jordan Valley and its impact on the Dead Sea situation / Wasim Ali -- Hydrochemistry and quality of groundwater resource in Egypt: case study of the Egyptian southern oases / Anwar A. Aly, Abdelsalam A. Abbas, and Lahcen Benaabidate -- Means of mobilization and protection of water resources in Algeria / Mohammed Kadri, Ahmed Benamar, and Brahim Bendahmane -- Regional model of groundwater management in North Aquitania acquifer system: water resources, optimization and implementation of prospective scenarios taking into account climate change / Dminique Thiéry [and others] -- Challenges and strategies for managing water resources in Morocco comparative experiences around the Mediterranean Sea / Moktar Bzioui -- Environmental management in Bulgarian agriculture: modes, efficiency, perspectives / Hrabrin Bachv -- Autonomous desalination and cooperation: the experience in Morocco within the ADIRA Project / Vicente J. Subiela and Baltasar Peñate -- Desalination technologies as a response to water strategy problems (case study in Egypt) / Magdy AbouRayan -- Advanced water treatment system: technological and economic evaluations
Summary The role of water in our communities, from local to regional and right up to global levels, poses a series of key questions about climate change, about the anthropogenic impact on the environment, and about all the interconnected actions and events that affect the availability and quality of the resource. All these questions¡ share a common demand for more scientific knowledge and information. In this particular context the disciplinary boundaries are fading, and there is a growing need to create broader connections and wider collaborative interdisciplinary groups, aimed at building an integrated knowledge-base to serve not only stakeholders but also the whole of society. Only in this way can we hope to respond effectively to the challenges and changing dynamics of human-hydrologic systems. ¡¡¡¡ Following this concept, contributors from multiple disciplinary backgrounds, such as Law Studies, Hydrogeology, Monitoring and Information Technologies, Geophysics, Geochemistry, ¡ Environmental Sciences, Systems Engineering, Economics and Social Studies, joined forces and interacted in this workshop. The present book reports the proceedings of this three-day ARW (Advanced Research Workshop), and explores different aspects of the environmental security assessment process, focusing on the assessment, monitoring and management of water resources, and giving an overview of the related scientific knowledge
Notes "Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Environmental Security: Water Security, Management and Control, Marrakech, Morocco, 31 May-2 June 2010"--Title page verso
International conference proceedings
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Water-supply -- Security measures -- Mediterranean Region -- Congresses.
Water-supply -- Government policy -- Mediterranean Region -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Scozzari, Andrea.
El Mansouri, Bouabid.
ISBN 9400716230 (electronic bk.)
9789400716230 (electronic bk.)