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Title The Mekong Delta system : interdisciplinary analyses of a river delta / Fabrice G. Renaud, Claudia Kuenzer, editors
Published Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations, maps
Series Springer environmental science and engineering
Springer environmental science and engineering.
Contents Part 1. Deltas under change -- Introduction / Fabrice G. Renaud and Claudia Kuenzer -- Climate and Environmental Change in River Deltas Globally: Expected Impacts, Resilience, and Adaptation / Claudia Kuenzer and Fabrice G. Renaud -- Part 2. Water and Development in the Mekong Delta -- Hydrology and Hydraulic Infrastructure Systems in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam / Vo Khac Tri -- Socio-Economic Development in the Mekong Delta: Between the Prospects for Progress and the Realms of Reality / Matthias Garschagen, Javier Revilla Diez, Dang Kieu Nhan and Frauke Kraas -- IWRM for the Mekong Basin / Florian Moder, Claudia Kuenzer, Zengrang Xu, Patrick Leinenkugel and Bui Van Quyen -- Water Governance Under Renovation? Concepts and Practices of IWRM in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam / Gabi Waibel, Simon Benedikter, Nadine Reis, Sven Genschick and Loan Nguyen, et al. -- Part 3. Water resources and related risks -- Groundwater Resources in the Mekong Delta: Availability, Utilization and Risks / Frank Wagner, Vuong Bui Tran and Fabrice G. Renaud -- Flood Hydraulics and Suspended Sediment Transport in the Plain of Reeds, Mekong Delta / Heiko Apel, Nguyen Nghia Hung, Trinh Thi Long and Vo Khac Tri -- Monsoon Variability and the Mekong Flood Regime / Jose Miguel Delgado, Bruno Merz and Heiko Apel -- Vulnerability, Coping and Adaptation to Water Related Hazards in the Vietnamese Mekong Delta / Jörn Birkmann, Matthias Garschagen, Vo Van Tuan and Nguyen Thanh Binh
Part 4. Water and Environment -- Biodiversity of the Mekong Delta / Ian C. Campbell -- Mangrove Ecosystems in the Mekong Delta -- Overcoming Uncertainties in Inventory Mapping Using Satellite Remote Sensing Data / Steffen Gebhardt, Lam Dao Nguyen and Claudia Kuenzer -- Agriculture and Water Quality in the Vietnamese Mekong Delta / Zita Sebesvari, Huong Thi Thu Le, Pham Van Toan, Ute Arnold and Fabrice G. Renaud -- Aquaculture and Agricultural Production in the Mekong Delta and its Effects on Nutrient Pollution of Soil and Water / Vo Thi Guong and Nguyen My Hoa -- Part 5. Water Knowledge and information -- Managing Knowledge for the Development of the Mekong Delta / Solvay Gerke, Hans-Dieter Evers, Bui The Cuong, Tatjana Bauer and Judith Ehlert -- A Water-Related Web-Based Information System for the Sustainable Development of the Mekong Delta / Verena Klinger, Thilo Wehrmann, Steffen Gebhardt and Claudia Kuenzer -- The Water-Development Nexus: Importance of Knowledge, Information and Cooperation in the Mekong Delta / Fabrice G. Renaud and Claudia Kuenzer
Analysis Environmental sciences
Quality of Life
Climatic changes
Sustainable development
Environmental Monitoring/Analysis
Climate Change
Quality of Life Research
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Water resources development -- Environmental aspects -- Mekong River Delta (Vietnam and Cambodia)
Stream ecology -- Mekong River Delta (Vietnam and Cambodia)
Form Electronic book
Author Renaud, Fabrice G.
Kuenzer, Claudia.
LC no. 2012939334
ISBN 9400739621 (electronic bk.)
9789400739628 (electronic bk.)