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- PublisherElsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
- Date of Publication23/09/2016
- GenreEnvironment & Planning
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintElsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
- Weight860 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Edited byJadwiga R. Ziolkowska,Jeffrey M. Peterson
- Table Of ContentsPart 1. Regional Water Scarcity Problems Chapter 1.1. Meeting the Challenge of Water Scarcity in the Western United States Chapter 1.2. Competition for Water Resources From the European Perspective Chapter 1.3. Institutional Aspects and Policy Background of Water Scarcity Problems in the United States Part 2. Areas of Competition for Water Resources - Experiences from the US and Europe Subpart 2.1. Water for Food Production Chapter 2.1.1. Challenges for US Irrigated Agriculture in the Face of Emerging Demands and Climate Change Chapter 2.1.2. The Water-Energy Nexus and Irrigated Agriculture in the United States: Trends and Analyses Chapter 2.1.3. The Water-Energy Nexus in Europe and Spain: An Institutional Analysis From the Perspective of the Spanish Irrigation Sector Subpart 2.2. Water for Energy Production Chapter 2.2.1. Water Scarcity and Conservation Along the Biofuel Supply Chain in the United States: From Farm to Refinery Chapter 2.2.2. Water Use for Biofuels in Europe Chapter 2.2.3. Water-Energy Nexus and Environmental Aspects of Oil and Gas Production Chapter 2.2.4. Water Use for Unconventional Natural Gas Development Within the Susquehanna River Basin Chapter 2.2.5. Water Use for Unconventional Gas Production in the European Union Chapter 2.2.6. Water for Electricity Generation in the United States Chapter 2.2.7. Long-Term Water and Energy Issues in European Power Systems Chapter 2.3. Water-Energy-Food Nexus-Commonalities and Differences in the United States and Europe Part 3. Water Management Approaches to Mitigate/Adapt to Scarce Water Resources - Case Studies From the United States and Europe Subpart 3.1. Management Approaches in the United States Chapter 3.1.1. Willingness to Pay for Reclaimed Water: A Case Study for Oklahoma Chapter 3.1.2. Conjunctive Water Management in Hydraulically Connected Regions in the Western United States Chapter 3.1.3. Prospects for Desalination in the United States-Experiences From California, Florida, and Texas Chapter 3.1.4. Water Trading Innovations: Reducing Agricultural Consumptive Use to Improve Adaptation to Scarcity Chapter 3.1.5. Groundwater Scarcity: Management Approaches and Recent Innovations Subpart 3.2. Management Approaches in Europe Chapter 3.2.1. Wastewater Reuse to Cope With Water and Nutrient Scarcity in Agriculture-A Case Study for Braunschweig in Germany Chapter 3.2.2. Avoiding Floods in Spring and Droughts in Summer-Water Regulation Strategies in Germany and Poland Chapter 3.2.3. Water Storage and Conjunctive Water Use Chapter 3.2.4. Product, Process, and Organizational Innovations in Water Management Chapter 3.3. Comparison of Water Management Institutions and Approaches in the United States and Europe-What Can We Learn From Each Other? Part 4. The Future of Water: Prospects and Challenges for Water Management in the 21st Century
- Author BiographyJadwiga R. Ziolkowska is an assistant professor and environmental economist in the Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability at University of Oklahoma. She was a post-doctoral scholar at University of California at Berkeley and an EU Marie Curie Fellow in the 7th Framework Program. She was also a researcher at University of Texas at Austin. She received her PhD and Habilitation, both in agricultural economics, from Humboldt University of Berlin. Her research areas include sustainability evaluation and decision-making support in the field of natural resources, environmental, bioenergy, agricultural economics, and resource management. Her current research focus is on optimizing water management systems, desalination, biofuels, food waste economics, geospatial and spatio-temporal analyses. Jeffrey M. Peterson is the Director of the Water Resources Center and a professor of Applied Economics at the University of Minnesota. He earned his Ph.D. from Cornell University in agricultural and resource economics. Prior to coming to Minnesota he was a faculty member in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Kansas State University for 15 years, serving as Director of Graduate Studies from 2014 to 2015. He also held a 1-year visiting faculty appointment at Oregon State University. His research focuses on environmental policy analysis with an emphasis on water use and water quality impacts related to agriculture. He is a member of the Scientific Advisory Council on Optimizing Water Use in Agriculture for the Foundation for Food and Agriculture research and an editor of the Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics.
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