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Introduction

  • Sander V. Meijerink
Part of the Environment & Policy book series (ENPO, volume 17)

Abstract

More than 200 major river basins are shared by two or more countries.1 These basins account for about 60 percent of the earth’s land area2, and constitute a significant portion of the world’s fresh water resources. They are a great asset to the nations sharing them, and at the same time a potential source of conflict.

Keywords

River Basin Navigation Channel Scheldt Estuary International River United Nations Economic Commission 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sander V. Meijerink
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  1. 1.Delft University of TechnologyDelftThe Netherlands

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