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The Resource Globalization of water : sharing the planet's freshwater resources, by Arjen Y. Hoekstra and Ashok K. Chapagain

Globalization of water : sharing the planet's freshwater resources, by Arjen Y. Hoekstra and Ashok K. Chapagain

Label
Globalization of water : sharing the planet's freshwater resources
Title
Globalization of water
Title remainder
sharing the planet's freshwater resources
Statement of responsibility
by Arjen Y. Hoekstra and Ashok K. Chapagain
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This innovative text is designed for scientists, policy makers, and anybody interested in the relationship between globalization and sustainable water management. It offers a state-of-the-art review, provides a rich data source, and sketches the contours of a new field of knowledge."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hoekstra, Arjen Y.
Dewey number
333.91
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
TD345
LC item number
.H54 2008
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
TD345
NAL item number
.H54 2008
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Chapagain, Ashok K
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Water-supply
  • Water resources development
  • Freshwater ecology
  • Freshwater ecology
  • Water resources development
  • Water-supply
  • Wasserhaushalt
  • Globalisierung
  • Globalisering
  • Vatten
  • Vattenförsörjning
  • Abastecimiento de agua
  • Desarrollo de recursos hidrícos
  • Ecología de agua dulce
Label
Globalization of water : sharing the planet's freshwater resources, by Arjen Y. Hoekstra and Ashok K. Chapagain
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-202) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- How much water is used for producing our goods and services? -- Virtual-water flows between nations as a result of trade in agricultural and industrial products -- Water saving through international trade in agricultural products -- The water footprints of nations -- The water footprints of Morocco and the Netherlands -- Virtual- versus real-water transfers within China -- The water footprint of coffee and tea consumption -- The water footprint of cotton consumption -- Water as a geopolitical resource -- Efficient, sustainable, and equitable water use in a globalized world -- Appendices: I. Analytical framework for the assessment of virtual-water content, virtual-water flows, water savings, water footprints, and water dependencies -- II. Virtual-water flows per country related to international trade in crop, livestock, and industrial products -- III. National water savings and losses due to trade in agricultural products -- IV. Water footprints of nations -- Water footprint versus water scarcity, self-sufficiency, and water import dependency per country
Control code
ocn145431699
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 208 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9781405163354
Lccn
2007025137
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o145431699
  • (OCoLC)145431699
Label
Globalization of water : sharing the planet's freshwater resources, by Arjen Y. Hoekstra and Ashok K. Chapagain
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-202) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- How much water is used for producing our goods and services? -- Virtual-water flows between nations as a result of trade in agricultural and industrial products -- Water saving through international trade in agricultural products -- The water footprints of nations -- The water footprints of Morocco and the Netherlands -- Virtual- versus real-water transfers within China -- The water footprint of coffee and tea consumption -- The water footprint of cotton consumption -- Water as a geopolitical resource -- Efficient, sustainable, and equitable water use in a globalized world -- Appendices: I. Analytical framework for the assessment of virtual-water content, virtual-water flows, water savings, water footprints, and water dependencies -- II. Virtual-water flows per country related to international trade in crop, livestock, and industrial products -- III. National water savings and losses due to trade in agricultural products -- IV. Water footprints of nations -- Water footprint versus water scarcity, self-sufficiency, and water import dependency per country
Control code
ocn145431699
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 208 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9781405163354
Lccn
2007025137
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o145431699
  • (OCoLC)145431699

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