Land-Based Sources, Water Quality and Management

  • Angheluta Vadineanu
  • Brenda Rashleigh
  • Melike Gürel
  • Alpaslan Ekdal
  • Amir Aliyev
  • Angel Pérez Ruzafa
  • Çiğdem Tavşan
  • Elena Preda
  • Eric Masson
  • Eugeniusz Andrulewicz
  • Mars Amanaliev
  • Nur Findik Hecan
  • Otuzbay Geldiyew
  • Sofia Gamito
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Water is a limited resource in increasingly short supply. The ability of watersheds to provide sufficient water quantity and quality is threatened in the face increasing population growth and human activities in the watershed. In the context of these threats, many governments and organization are increasing efforts in planning and decision making for water resources. Such efforts promote sustainability and efficiency in water use and provide many benefits for society, however, a lack of shared knowledge and useful tools may impair success of such efforts. In order to successfully manage water resources, it is essential to view the landscape and hydrologic system together as an integrated unit (Winter, 2001). Several key elements are important for a successful approach to relating land based sources and water quality management.


European Union Water Framework Directive Watershed Management Ecological Economic Trophic State Index 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Angheluta Vadineanu
    • 1
  • Brenda Rashleigh
    • 2
  • Melike Gürel
    • 3
  • Alpaslan Ekdal
    • 3
  • Amir Aliyev
    • 9
  • Angel Pérez Ruzafa
    • 4
  • Çiğdem Tavşan
    • 3
  • Elena Preda
    • 1
  • Eric Masson
    • 5
  • Eugeniusz Andrulewicz
    • 6
  • Mars Amanaliev
  • Nur Findik Hecan
    • 7
  • Otuzbay Geldiyew
    • 10
  • Sofia Gamito
    • 8
  1. 1.Department of Systems Ecology and SustainabilityUniversity of BucharestRomania
  2. 2.U.S. Environmental Protection AgencyAthensUSA
  3. 3.Environmental Engineering DepartmentIstanbul Technical UniversityTurkey
  4. 4.Fac. BiologiaUniversidad de MurciaSpain
  5. 5.University of Sciences and Technologies of LilleFrance
  6. 6.Sea Fisheries InstituteGdyniaPoland
  7. 7.Marmara Research CenterTubitakGebzeTurkey
  8. 8.IMARUniversity of AlgarvePortugal
  9. 9.Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Azerbaijan RepublicAzerbaijan Republic
  10. 10.Institute of Chemistry of State concern “Turkmenhimiya”Turkmenistan

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