Coping with Drought Risk in Agriculture and Water Supply Systems

Drought Management and Policy Development in the Mediterranean

ISBN: 978-1-4020-9044-8 (Print) 978-1-4020-9045-5 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XVII

  2. Challenges to Drought Management in Mediterranean Countries

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      Pages 1-1

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      Drought Monitoring as a Component of Drought Preparedness Planning

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      Pages 21-35

      Soft Law Principles for Improving Drought Management in Mediterranean Countries

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      Pages 37-41

      A Checklist for Drought Policy Development

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      Pages 43-54

      An Environmental Focus on Drought: The Water Framework Directive

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      Pages 55-65

      Guidelines to Develop Drought Management Plans

  3. Methods and Approaches for Drought Management

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 67-67

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      Pages 69-80

      Drought Characterisation in the Mediterranean

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      Pages 81-91

      A Paradigm for Applying Risk and Hazard Concepts in Proactive Planning

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      Pages 93-109

      Assessment of Drought Risk in Water Supply Systems

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      Pages 111-132

      Mathematical Models for Reservoir Operation in Tunisia

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      Pages 133-151

      Risk Management Instruments Supporting Drought Planning and Policy

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      Pages 153-159

      Methods for Evaluating Social Vulnerability to Drought

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      Pages 161-171

      Methods for Social Participation and Conflict Resolution

  4. Learning from the Case Studies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 173-173

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      Pages 175-186

      Development of Drought Management Plans in Spain

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      Pages 187-219

      Characterizing Drought Risk in a Sicilian River Basin

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      Pages 221-241

      The Role of Groundwater During Drought

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      Pages 243-256

      Drought Severity Thresholds and Drought Management in Greece

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      Pages 257-272

      Using and Testing Drought Indicators

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      Pages 273-285

      Drought Management in the Urban Water Supply System of Canal de Isabel II, Spain

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      Pages 287-297

      The Role of Non-Conventional and Lower Quality Water for the Satisfaction of the Domestic Needs in Drought Management Plans

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 299-320