Alpine Waters

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ISBN: 978-3-540-88274-9 (Print) 978-3-540-88275-6 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages 1-12

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    Pages 1-14

    Synthesis: Features of Alpine Waters and Management Concerns

  3. Alpine Water Resources

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 16-16

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      Pages 17-58

      General Characteristics of Alpine Waters

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      Pages 59-69

      Impact of Climate Change on Water Resources in the Alpine Regions of Switzerland

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      Pages 71-92

      Human Interventions

  4. Biogeochemistry and Pollution of Alpine Waters

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 94-94

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      Pages 95-118

      Water Chemistry of Swiss Alpine Rivers

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      Pages 119-140

      Effect of Acid Deposition on Chemistry and Biology of High-Altitude Alpine Lakes

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      Pages 141-150

      Alpine Glaciers as Archives of Atmospheric Deposition

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      Pages 151-171

      Persistent Organic Contaminants in Alpine Waters

  5. Ecology of Alpine Waters

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 174-174

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      Pages 175-191

      Water Sources and Habitat of Alpine Streams

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      Pages 193-223

      Biodiversity of Flora and Fauna in Alpine Waters

  6. Case Studies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 226-227

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      Pages 227-234

      Integrated Environmental Management of Hydropower Operation Under Conditions of Market Liberalization

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      Pages 235-246

      Downstream Relevance of Reservoir Management

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      Pages 247-260

      A Plea for the Restoration of Alpine Rivers: Basic Principles Derived from the “Rhone-Thur” Case Study

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      Pages 261-272

      Water Management Challenges in Himalayan Watersheds

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 1-6