Climate Change and Water Resources

  • Tamim Younos
  • Caitlin A. Grady

Part of the The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry book series (HEC, volume 25)

About this book

Introduction

This volume presents nine chapters prepared by international authors and highlighting various aspects of climate change and water resources. Climate change models and scenarios, particularly those related to precipitation projection, are discussed and uncertainties and data deficiencies that affect the reliability of predictions are identified. The potential impacts of climate change on water resources (including quality) and on crop production are analyzed and adaptation strategies for crop production are offered. Furthermore, case studies of climate change mitigation strategies, such as the reduction of water use and conservation measures in urban environments, are included. This book will serve as a valuable reference work for researchers and students in water and environmental sciences, as well as for governmental agencies and policy makers.

Keywords

Climate change Mitigation and adaptation Modeling uncertainties Precipitation projection Water resources

Editors and affiliations

  • Tamim Younos
    • 1
  • Caitlin A. Grady
    • 2
  1. 1.BlacksburgUSA
  2. 2.LafayetteUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-37586-6
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-37585-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-37586-6
  • Series Print ISSN 1867-979X
  • Series Online ISSN 1616-864X
  • About this book
Industry Sectors
Engineering
Materials & Steel
Oil, Gas & Geosciences
Biotechnology