Internationally shared (transboundary) aquifer resources management : their significance and sustainable management : a framework document / Shammy Puri (editor)... [et al.]

Contributor(s): Puri, Shammy | International Hydrological Programme | United Nations. Economic Commission for Europe.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Paris : Unesco, 2001Description: 71 pages : colour illustrations, colour maps ; 30 cm.Report number: SC-2001/WS-40Subject(s): CATCHMENTS | WATER RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT | WATER SUPPLY | AQUIFERS | GROUNDWATER | INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION | WATER QUALITY MANAGEMENTHoldings: GRETA POINT: 556.33 INT Online resources: UNESDOC Digital Library
Contents:
1 Introduction -- 1.1 Why internationally shared aquifers are important? -- 1.2 Increasing the knowledge of ISARM -- 1.3 Selection of terminology -- 1.4 Issues for multidisciplinary management -- 1.5 The features of transboundary aquifers -- 1.6 The five focus areas of ISARM -- 2 Scientific-hydrogeological issues -- 2.1. Introduction -- 2.2. Identification of transboundary aquifers -- 2.3. Spatial distribution of parameters -- 2.4 Groundwater hydraulics that may have international implications -- 2.4.1 Modification of the groundwater flow pattern -- 2.4.2 Modification of the piezometric surface -- 2.4.3 Deterioration of the water quality -- 2.4.4 Pollution -- 2.5 Some transboundary aquifer management issues -- 2.5.1 Transboundary aquifer with contemporary recharge -- 2.5.2 Transboundary aquifer with minor contemporary recharge -- 2.6 Prerequisite to sound management of transboundary aquifers -- 3 Legal aspects -- 3.1 The need for legal agreements -- 3.2 Existing rules of governance -- 3.3 Rules and principles that apply -- 3.4 Gaps in existing legal regime for transboundary aquifers -- 3.5 Further development under the ISARM Programme -- 4 Socio-economic aspects -- 4.1 The state of groundwater development – competition for resources -- 4.2 Driving forces -- 4.3 Nature of competition -- 4.4 Governance issues -- 4.5 Conclusions: opportunities for joint management -- 5 Institutional issues -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 From domestic to international management -- 5.3 Legal and ethical dimensions -- 5.4 Conclusions -- 6 Environmental issues -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 Sustainable development of transboundary aquifer resources -- 6.3 Biodiversity -- 6.4 Climate change -- 6.5 Poverty alleviation, water and health -- 6.6 Conflict prevention -- 6.7 Ethical development of transboundary aquifers -- 6.8 ‘Exotic’ uses: CO2 sequestration, disposal of waste, thermal ASR -- 7 Major outcomes of the ISARM Programme -- 7.1 International inventory of shared aquifers -- 7.2 Development of a toolkit -- 8 Case studies: summary profiles -- Selected notes, references and further reading -- Appendices -- I. List of acronyms -- II. Logical framework of the ISARM Programme -- III. Preliminary questionnaire on transboundary aquifers -- IV. The Challenges set out at the Ministerial Conference ‘Water Security in the Twenty-first Century’ at The Hague, March 2000 -- V. Findings of the International Conference on ‘Hydrological Challenges in Transboundary Water Resources Management’ at Koblenz, September 2001 -- VI. Statement of the participants to the International Conference on ‘Regional Aquifer Systems in Arid Zones – Managing Non-Renewable Resources’ at Tripoli, November 1999.
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
Item type Current location Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode
BOOK BOOK WELLINGTON
BOOKS
556.33 INT 1 Available B020371

At foot of title: IHP-VI, IHP non serial publications in hydrology [and] International Hydrological Programme [and] UNECE.

"Non Serial Document SC-2001/WS/40"--Title page verso.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 59-61).

1 Introduction -- 1.1 Why internationally shared aquifers are important? -- 1.2 Increasing the knowledge of ISARM -- 1.3 Selection of terminology -- 1.4 Issues for multidisciplinary management -- 1.5 The features of transboundary aquifers -- 1.6 The five focus areas of ISARM -- 2 Scientific-hydrogeological issues -- 2.1. Introduction -- 2.2. Identification of transboundary aquifers -- 2.3. Spatial distribution of parameters -- 2.4 Groundwater hydraulics that may have international implications -- 2.4.1 Modification of the groundwater flow pattern -- 2.4.2 Modification of the piezometric surface -- 2.4.3 Deterioration of the water quality -- 2.4.4 Pollution -- 2.5 Some transboundary aquifer management issues -- 2.5.1 Transboundary aquifer with contemporary recharge -- 2.5.2 Transboundary aquifer with minor contemporary recharge -- 2.6 Prerequisite to sound management of transboundary aquifers -- 3 Legal aspects -- 3.1 The need for legal agreements -- 3.2 Existing rules of governance -- 3.3 Rules and principles that apply -- 3.4 Gaps in existing legal regime for transboundary aquifers -- 3.5 Further development under the ISARM Programme -- 4 Socio-economic aspects -- 4.1 The state of groundwater development – competition for resources -- 4.2 Driving forces -- 4.3 Nature of competition -- 4.4 Governance issues -- 4.5 Conclusions: opportunities for joint management -- 5 Institutional issues -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 From domestic to international management -- 5.3 Legal and ethical dimensions -- 5.4 Conclusions -- 6 Environmental issues -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 Sustainable development of transboundary aquifer resources -- 6.3 Biodiversity -- 6.4 Climate change -- 6.5 Poverty alleviation, water and health -- 6.6 Conflict prevention -- 6.7 Ethical development of transboundary aquifers -- 6.8 ‘Exotic’ uses: CO2 sequestration, disposal of waste, thermal ASR -- 7 Major outcomes of the ISARM Programme -- 7.1 International inventory of shared aquifers -- 7.2 Development of a toolkit -- 8 Case studies: summary profiles -- Selected notes, references and further reading -- Appendices -- I. List of acronyms -- II. Logical framework of the ISARM Programme -- III. Preliminary questionnaire on transboundary aquifers -- IV. The Challenges set out at the Ministerial Conference ‘Water Security in the Twenty-first Century’ at The Hague, March 2000 -- V. Findings of the International Conference on ‘Hydrological Challenges in Transboundary Water Resources Management’ at Koblenz, September 2001 -- VI. Statement of the participants to the International Conference on ‘Regional Aquifer Systems in Arid Zones – Managing Non-Renewable Resources’ at Tripoli, November 1999.

GRETA POINT: 556.33 INT

There are no comments on this title.

to post a comment.

Powered by Koha