By W. Todd Jarvis
The international more and more is dependent upon groundwater assets for ingesting water and the availability of meals for a transforming into inhabitants. The usage of aquifer platforms additionally extends past freshwater provide to incorporate different assets akin to warmth extraction and the garage and disposal of substances.
Unlike different books approximately clash solution and negotiations over water assets, this quantity is exclusive in focusing solely on conflicts over groundwater and aquifers. the writer explores the explicit demanding situations offered via those "hidden" assets, that are proven to be very diversified from these posed through floor water assets. while floor watersheds are static, groundwater barriers are value-laden and always altering in the course of development.
The e-book describes some of the matters surrounding the governance and administration of those assets and a few of the events excited by conflicts and negotiations over them. via first-hand bills from a pracademic expert in either technique and substance as a groundwater expert mediator, the e-book bargains techniques for addressing the demanding situations and concerns via a transdisciplinary approach.
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Contesting Hidden Waters: Conflict Resolution for Groundwater and Aquifers (Earthscan Water Text) by W. Todd Jarvis