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Adapting cities to climate change : understanding and addressing the development challenges / edited by Jane Bicknell, David Dodman and David Satterthwaite
Adapting cities to climate change : understanding and addressing the development challenges / edited by Jane Bicknell, David Dodman and David Satterthwaite
Pubbl/distr/stampa London, : Earthscan, 2010
Descrizione fisica XXVI, 397 p. ; 24 cm
ISBN 978-1-8440-7465
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Record Nr. UNINA-9910151160103321
London, : Earthscan, 2010
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The adaptive water resource management handbook / / edited by Jaroslav Mysiak. [and others]
The adaptive water resource management handbook / / edited by Jaroslav Mysiak. [and others]
Pubbl/distr/stampa London ; ; Sterling, Va. : , : Earthscan, , 2010
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (216 p.)
Disciplina 628.1
Altri autori (Persone) MysiakJaroslav
Soggetto topico Water - Distribution - Planning
Water-supply engineering
Adaptive natural resource management
Water resources development - Government policy
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 1-134-03950-6
1-315-06598-3
1-282-50618-8
9786612506185
1-84977-019-0
1-84977-459-5
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Figures and Tables; Contributor Affiliations; List of Acronyms and Abbreviations; 1 Introduction - Making a Strong Case for AWM; 1.1 Challenges of river basin management; 1.2 Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM); 1.3 Adaptive Water Management in terms of development and application within IWRM; 1.4 Tools for adaptive management; 1.5 AWM concept in terms of training and capacity building; 2 Working Towards AWM; 2.1 Key outcomes and benefits of AWM
2.2 Summary of outcomes from NeWater case river basins (outputs and benefits)2.3 Experiences and identification of lessons learned from piloting AWM; 3 Tools and Instruments for Adaptive Management; 3.1 Management of participatory processes; 3.2 Participatory Modelling; 3.3 Uncertainty and policy making; 3.4 Indicators and monitoring to support AWM; 3.5 An introduction to analysing dynamic vulnerability; 3.6 Integrated assessment tools and decision support systems; 3.7 Climate change impacts on water resources and adaptation options; 3.8 Management and Transition Framework
3.9 Internet portals and services for knowledge transfer4 Capacity Building and Knowledge Transfer; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Aims of the training courses; 4.3 Target audience for training; 4.4 Obstacles encountered; 4.5 The 'broker concept'; 4.6 Train-the-trainer workshops; 4.7 Train-the-practitioner workshops; 4.8 AWM in academic education; 4.9 Lessons learned in academic education; 4.10 Involvement of organizations outside the project consortium; 5 Case Study: Elbe; 5.1 Background; 5.2 Selected themes; 5.3 Research and tools applied in the Elbe case study; 5.4 Outlook and policy summary
6 Case Study: Guadiana6.1 Background; 6.2 Selected themes; 6.3 Groundwater modelling and management scenarios; 6.4 WEAP model; 6.5 The vulnerability analysis (CART analysis); 6.6 Bayesian Belief Networks; 6.7 Water Footprint; 6.8 The Future; 7 Case Study: Rhine; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 The Lower Rhine; 7.3 Kromme Rijn; 7.4 Wupper; 7.5 Comparison between the Wupper and Kromme Rijn regimes; 7.6 Conclusions; 8 Tisza River Basin; 8.1 Background; 8.2 Major problems; 8.3 Lessons learnt and the future; 8.4 How can AWRM help and what tools are still needed?; 9 Case Study: Amudarya; 9.1 Background
9.2 Selected Themes addressed in the Amudarya Case Study9.3 Tools developed and applied in the Amudarya case study; 9.4 The future; 10 Case Study: Nile; 10.1 Background; 10.2 Selected themes in the NeWater project; 10.3 Tools applied in NeWater; 10.4 Future of the Nile Basin; 11 Case Study: Orange; 11.1 Background; 11.2 Addressing issues of concern; 11.3 The institutional context in the Orange basin; 11.4 Tools and approaches applied in the Orange-Senqu case study; 11.5 Theme 1: A focus on ecosystem goods and services; 11.6 Theme 2 Investigating alternative possible futures through scenarios
11.7 Conclusion
Record Nr. UNINA-9910456712703321
London ; ; Sterling, Va. : , : Earthscan, , 2010
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The adaptive water resource management handbook / / edited by Jaroslav Mysiak. [and others]
The adaptive water resource management handbook / / edited by Jaroslav Mysiak. [and others]
Pubbl/distr/stampa London ; ; Sterling, Va. : , : Earthscan, , 2010
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (216 p.)
Disciplina 628.1
Altri autori (Persone) MysiakJaroslav
Soggetto topico Water - Distribution - Planning
Water-supply engineering
Adaptive natural resource management
Water resources development - Government policy
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 1-134-03957-3
1-134-03950-6
1-315-06598-3
1-282-50618-8
9786612506185
1-84977-019-0
1-84977-459-5
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Figures and Tables; Contributor Affiliations; List of Acronyms and Abbreviations; 1 Introduction - Making a Strong Case for AWM; 1.1 Challenges of river basin management; 1.2 Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM); 1.3 Adaptive Water Management in terms of development and application within IWRM; 1.4 Tools for adaptive management; 1.5 AWM concept in terms of training and capacity building; 2 Working Towards AWM; 2.1 Key outcomes and benefits of AWM
2.2 Summary of outcomes from NeWater case river basins (outputs and benefits)2.3 Experiences and identification of lessons learned from piloting AWM; 3 Tools and Instruments for Adaptive Management; 3.1 Management of participatory processes; 3.2 Participatory Modelling; 3.3 Uncertainty and policy making; 3.4 Indicators and monitoring to support AWM; 3.5 An introduction to analysing dynamic vulnerability; 3.6 Integrated assessment tools and decision support systems; 3.7 Climate change impacts on water resources and adaptation options; 3.8 Management and Transition Framework
3.9 Internet portals and services for knowledge transfer4 Capacity Building and Knowledge Transfer; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Aims of the training courses; 4.3 Target audience for training; 4.4 Obstacles encountered; 4.5 The 'broker concept'; 4.6 Train-the-trainer workshops; 4.7 Train-the-practitioner workshops; 4.8 AWM in academic education; 4.9 Lessons learned in academic education; 4.10 Involvement of organizations outside the project consortium; 5 Case Study: Elbe; 5.1 Background; 5.2 Selected themes; 5.3 Research and tools applied in the Elbe case study; 5.4 Outlook and policy summary
6 Case Study: Guadiana6.1 Background; 6.2 Selected themes; 6.3 Groundwater modelling and management scenarios; 6.4 WEAP model; 6.5 The vulnerability analysis (CART analysis); 6.6 Bayesian Belief Networks; 6.7 Water Footprint; 6.8 The Future; 7 Case Study: Rhine; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 The Lower Rhine; 7.3 Kromme Rijn; 7.4 Wupper; 7.5 Comparison between the Wupper and Kromme Rijn regimes; 7.6 Conclusions; 8 Tisza River Basin; 8.1 Background; 8.2 Major problems; 8.3 Lessons learnt and the future; 8.4 How can AWRM help and what tools are still needed?; 9 Case Study: Amudarya; 9.1 Background
9.2 Selected Themes addressed in the Amudarya Case Study9.3 Tools developed and applied in the Amudarya case study; 9.4 The future; 10 Case Study: Nile; 10.1 Background; 10.2 Selected themes in the NeWater project; 10.3 Tools applied in NeWater; 10.4 Future of the Nile Basin; 11 Case Study: Orange; 11.1 Background; 11.2 Addressing issues of concern; 11.3 The institutional context in the Orange basin; 11.4 Tools and approaches applied in the Orange-Senqu case study; 11.5 Theme 1: A focus on ecosystem goods and services; 11.6 Theme 2 Investigating alternative possible futures through scenarios
11.7 Conclusion
Record Nr. UNINA-9910531542403321
London ; ; Sterling, Va. : , : Earthscan, , 2010
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Advances in building energy research
Advances in building energy research
Pubbl/distr/stampa London, UK, : Earthscan
Disciplina 696.22
Soggetto topico Buildings - Energy conservation
Soggetto genere / forma Periodicals.
Electronic journals.
Soggetto non controllato Buildings
Energy conservation
Periodicals
ISSN 1756-2201
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Periodico
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Altri titoli varianti ABER
Record Nr. UNISA-996209906303316
London, UK, : Earthscan
Materiale a stampa
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Advances in building energy research
Advances in building energy research
Pubbl/distr/stampa London, UK, : Earthscan
Disciplina 696.22
Soggetto topico Buildings - Energy conservation
Soggetto genere / forma Periodicals.
Electronic journals.
Soggetto non controllato Buildings
Energy conservation
Periodicals
ISSN 1756-2201
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Periodico
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Altri titoli varianti ABER
Record Nr. UNINA-9910146897603321
London, UK, : Earthscan
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Advances in solar energy : an annual review of research and development / edited by D. Yogi Goswami
Advances in solar energy : an annual review of research and development / edited by D. Yogi Goswami
Pubbl/distr/stampa London [ect.], : Earthscan
Descrizione fisica volumi ; 25 cm
Disciplina 621.47
Soggetto topico Energia solare - Utilizzazione
Sole - Energia - Utilizzazione
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Record Nr. UNISANNIO-NAP0532127
London [ect.], : Earthscan
Materiale a stampa
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Advances in Solar Energy, Volume 17
Advances in Solar Energy, Volume 17
Autore Goswami D. Yogi
Edizione [First edition.]
Pubbl/distr/stampa London, GBR, : Earthscan, 2007
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (337 p.)
Disciplina 621.47
Collana Advances in solar energy
Soggetto topico Solar energy
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 1-317-74086-6
1-317-74087-4
1-315-79322-9
600-00-0134-7
1-4294-8004-1
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Foreword; Table of Contents; List of figures and tables; About the authors; 1 Alternative World Energy Outlook 2006: A Possible Path towards a Sustainable Future; 1.1 Winds of Change: The Transition Period; 1.2. Future Availability of Fossil and Nuclear Energy Sources; 1.3 Alternative World Energy Scenarios; Notes and References; Annex I: Renewable Energy Potentials; Annex II: Simulation Parameters for Renewable Energy Scenarios; Annex III: Growing Share of Renewable Energy since 1990; 2 Quantum Well Solar Cells; 2.1 History
2.2 Quantum Well Electronic Structure2.3 Basic Operation of the P-I-N Quantum Well Solar Cell; 2.4 Near-term Applications for Quantum Well Solar Cells; 2.5 Efficiency Limits; 2.6 Conclusion; Acknowledgements; References; 3 Recent Progress of Organic Photovoltaics; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Organic versus Inorganic Semiconductors; 3.3 Organic/Polymeric Solar Cell Developments; 3.4 Organic Solar Cell Fabrications; 3.5 Organic Solar Cell Optimizations; 3.6 Conclusions and Future Perspectives; Acknowledgements; References
4 Thermal and Material Characterization of Immersed Heat Exchangers for Solar Domestic Hot Water4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Thermal Characterization and Design; 4.3 Mechanical Characterization of Polymers; 4.4 Scaling of Candidate Polymers; 4.5 Conclusion; Acknowledgements; References; 5 Photocatalytic Detoxification of Water with Solar Energy; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Solar Collectors for Photochemistry; 5.3 Fundamental Parameters in Solar Photocatalysis; 5.4 Factors Affecting Solar Photocatalysis; 5.5 Solar UV Photocatalytic Degradation of Contaminants; 5.6 Evaluation of Solar UV Radiation
5.7 Installed Solar Photocatalytic Treatment Plants5.8 Photocatalytic Detoxification of Water with Solar Energy: Outlook for the Future; Acknowledgements; References; 6 Solar-Hydrogen: A Solid-State Chemistry Perspective; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Solar-Hydrogen; 6.3 The Concept of Solar-Hydrogen Generation; 6.4 Materials Property Requirements for Photo-Electrodes; 6.5 Electronic Structure; 6.6 Why Titania?; 6.7 Reduced-Band-Gap Titania; 6.8 Impact of Defect Chemistry on the Properties of Titania; 6.9 Collective and Local Factor; 6.10 Spin-off Applications of Titania
6.11 Multiphase Photo-Sensitive Systems6.12 Solar Cell Equipped with Space-Based Solar Energy Collector; 6.13 Solar-Oxygen; 6.14 Economic and Environmental Considerations of Solar-Hydrogen; 6.16 Solar-Methanol; 6.17 Conclusions; Notes; Acknowledgements; References; 7 Solar Heat for Industrial Processes; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 Application Potential; 7.3 Available Solar Collector Technology; 7.4 Guidelines for Evaluation and System Design; 7.5 Case Studies; 7.6 Conclusions; References
8 Solar Energy Technology in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) for Sustainable Energy, Water and Environment
Record Nr. UNINA-9910539069403321
Goswami D. Yogi  
London, GBR, : Earthscan, 2007
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Agriculture in urban planning : generating livelihoods and food security / edited by Mark Redwood
Agriculture in urban planning : generating livelihoods and food security / edited by Mark Redwood
Pubbl/distr/stampa London : Earthscan, 2009
Descrizione fisica XVIII, 248 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN 978-18-440-7668-0
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Record Nr. UNICAMPANIA-SUN0100805
London : Earthscan, 2009
Materiale a stampa
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Agriculture in urban planning : generating livelihoods and food security / edited by Mark Redwood
Agriculture in urban planning : generating livelihoods and food security / edited by Mark Redwood
Pubbl/distr/stampa London, : Earthscan, 2009
Descrizione fisica XVIII, 248 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN 978-18-440-7668-0
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Record Nr. UNICAMPANIA-VAN0100805
London, : Earthscan, 2009
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Agrobiodiversity and the law : regulating genetic resources, food security and cultural diversity / Juliana Santilli
Agrobiodiversity and the law : regulating genetic resources, food security and cultural diversity / Juliana Santilli
Autore Santilli, Juliana
Edizione [1.ed.]
Pubbl/distr/stampa Abingdon [England] ; New York, NY : Earthscan, 2012
Descrizione fisica xx, 348 p. ; 25 cm
Disciplina 333.95
Soggetto topico Agricoltura - Biodiversità
ISBN 9781849713726
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Record Nr. UNISALENTO-b1412418x
Santilli, Juliana  
Abingdon [England] ; New York, NY : Earthscan, 2012
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