Water Scarcity in the Mediterranean

Perspectives Under Global Change


ISBN: 978-3-642-03970-6 (Print) 978-3-642-03971-3 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-13

    Possible Climate Change Scenarios with Specific Reference to Mediterranean Regions

  3. Chapter

    Pages 15-39

    Effects of Hydrologic Alterations on the Ecological Quality of River Ecosystems

  4. Chapter

    Pages 41-53

    Metal Ecotoxicology in Fluvial Biofilms: Potential Influence of Water Scarcity

  5. Chapter

    Pages 55-71

    Consequences of Climate Variability and Human Water Demand on Freshwater Ecosystems: A Mediterranean Perspective from the United States

  6. Chapter

    Pages 73-94

    Water Quality in Reservoirs Under a Changing Climate

  7. Chapter

    Pages 95-105

    Technologies for Water Regeneration and Integrated Management of Water Resources

  8. Chapter

    Pages 107-127

    Reuse of Regenerated Waters Under Water Scarcity

  9. Chapter

    Pages 129-146

    Decision Support Systems for Integrated Water Resources Management Under Water Scarcity

  10. Chapter

    Pages 147-159

    Water-Borne Infectious Disease Outbreaks Associated with Water Scarcity and Rainfall Events

  11. Chapter

    Pages 161-172

    Implications of Water Quality on Irrigation Practices Under Water Scarcity

  12. Chapter

    Pages 173-195

    Effects of Wastewater Treatment Plants on Stream Nutrient Dynamics Under Water Scarcity Conditions

  13. Chapter

    Pages 197-228

    Occurrence and Fate of Pharmaceuticals and Illicit Drugs Under Water Scarcity

  14. Back Matter

    Pages 229-234