World Water Resources and Their Future

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American Geophysical Union, 1979 - 415 pages
 

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Contents

THE WORLD WATER BALANCE
13
The Earths Water Balance
51
WORLD FRESHWATER RESOURCES
61
The Extent to Which the World Has Been Studied by Hydrologists
70
Hydrological Mapping
91
Lines of Future Research Into the Water Balance of Land Area
97
The Water Balance of the Earths Land Area and Its Patterns
103
Surface Flood Runoff
144
FUTURE WATER RESOURCES
269
The Water Component of the Human Environment
281
Ways of Combating Qualitative Depletion of Water Resources
287
Some Economic Considerations
295
Ways of Controlling the Water Cycle
333
Conclusion World Water Resources in the Year 2000
367
BIBLIOGRAPHY
385
REFERENCES
404

Elements of the Regimes of the Worlds Rivers
205
PART II
245

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