Mountains: Sources of Water, Sources of Knowledge

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-6747-1 (Print) 978-1-4020-6748-8 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

  2. General Concepts and Processes; Mountain Specificities

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      Framing the Study of Mountain Water Resources: An Introduction

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      Pages 15-20

      “Water Towers”—A Global View of the Hydrological Importance of Mountains

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      Pages 21-42

      The History of Irrigation and Water Control in China'S Erhai Catchment: Mitigation and Adaptation to Environmental Change

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      Pages 43-61

      Scarcity, Equity, and Transparency: General Principles for Successfully Governing the Water Commons

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      Pages 63-79

      From Principles to Action: Incentives to Enforce Common Property Water Management

  3. Multiple Uses and Competition for Mountain Water

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      Pages 83-102

      Hydroelectric Resources Between State and Market in the Alpine Countries

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      Pages 103-119

      Crans-Montana: Water Resources Management in an Alpine Tourist Resort

  4. Water Conflicts and Conflict Resolution Mechanisms

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      Pages 123-148

      Water Value, Water Management, and Water Conflict: A Systematic Approach

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      Pages 149-159

      Evolutionary Explanations of Syrian—Turkish Water Conflict

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      Pages 161-178

      Water Use and Risk: the Use of Prospect Theory to Guide Public Policy Decision-Making

  5. Indigenous Knowledge; Technical Solutions

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      Pages 181-196

      Disasters, Development, and Glacial Lake Control in Twentieth-Century Peru

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      Pages 197-210

      Wetlands and Indigenous Knowledge in the Highlands of Western Ethiopia

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      Pages 211-220

      A New Ancient Water Mill:Remembering Former Techniques

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      Pages 221-241

      Water-Related Natural Disasters: Strategies to Deal With Debris Flows: The Case of Tschengls, Italy

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      Pages 243-264

      Flood Volume Estimation and Flood Mitigation: Adige River Basin

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      Pages 265-280

      Hydrological Assessment for Selected Karstic Springs in the Mountain Regions of Bulgaria

  6. Policy Implications for Efficient and Equitable Water Use

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      Pages 283-303

      Water and Mountains, Upstream and Downstream: Analyzing Unequal Relations

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      Pages 305-326

      Creating a Policy Environment for Sustainable Water use

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 327-386