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Author Black, Maggie, 1945-

Title The atlas of water : mapping the world's most critical resource / Maggie Black and Jannet King ; foreword by Margaret Catley-Carlson.

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Female Library  G1046.C3    Available
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  G1046.C3    Lib Use Only
Edition 2nd ed.
Description 1 atlas (128 p.) : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 25 cm.
Note First ed. (2004) by Robin Clarke and Jannet King.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 120-125) and indexes.
Contents The global water pot -- Water shortage -- Rising demand -- Dwindling supply -- Competition and conflict -- Climate change -- Urbanization -- Altered flows -- Draining wetlands -- Drylands and droughts -- Floods -- Water for drinking -- Water for
Summary "Climate change and an exponential population explosion threaten the world's supply of fresh water, edging us closer to a global water crisis, with dire implications for agriculture, the economy, the environment, and human health. Completely rev
Subject Water-supply -- Maps.
Water quality -- Maps.
Groundwater -- Maps.
Water resources development -- Maps.
Water -- Pollution -- Maps.
Added Author King, Jannet.
ISBN 9780520259348