Water Resources in Mexico

Scarcity, Degradation, Stress, Conflicts, Management, and Policy

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ISBN: 978-3-642-05431-0 (Print) 978-3-642-05432-7 (Online)

Table of contents (34 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxxii

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    Water Resources in Mexico: A Conceptual Introduction

  3. Hydrological Processes and Management of Basins

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      Pages 19-19

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      Pages 21-38

      Mexico’s Water Challenges for the 21st Century

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      Pages 39-49

      Integrated Water Management in Hydrological Basins:Multidisciplinary and Multi-Institutionality as an Action Paradigm

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      Pages 51-71

      Analysis of Weather Time Series for Decision-making in Mexico

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      Pages 73-85

      Coastal Aquifers of Sonora: Hydrogeological Analysis Maintaining a Sustainable Equilibrium

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      Pages 87-97

      Preliminary Investigation of Groundwater and Surface Water Geochemistry in Campeche and Southern Quintana Roo

  4. Water Use, Availability and Alternative Sources

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      Pages 99-100

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      Pages 101-110

      Environmental Monitoring and Crop Water Demand

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      Pages 111-127

      Advances in Geomatics and Geospatial Technology for Solving the Water Problem in Mexico

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      Pages 129-143

      Water Use for Agriculture in Mexico

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      Pages 145-154

      Social Problems with the Agricultural Use of Urban Wastewater

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      Pages 155-166

      Effects of Land Use in the Hydrology of Montane Catchments in Central-eastern Mexico

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      Pages 167-176

      Impact of Land Use Changes in the Surface Hydrodynamics of a Water-harvesting Basin

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      Pages 177-185

      Evapotranspiration in the Upper and Middle Nazas River Basins

  5. Water Quality, Pollution and Health

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 187-188

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      Pages 189-200

      Potable Water Use from Aquifers Connected to Irrigation of Residual Water

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      Pages 201-215

      Evaluation of the Pollution of Hydrological River Basins:Priorities and Needs

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      Pages 217-229

      Water Quality in the State of Aguascalientes and its Effects on the Population’s Health

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      Pages 231-238

      Potable Water Pollution with Heavy Metals, Arsenic, and Fluorides and Chronic Kidney Disease in Infant Population of Aguascalientes

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      Pages 239-249

      Environmental Study on Cadmium in Groundwater in Yucatan

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      Pages 251-261

      Fish and Macroinvertebrates as Freshwater Ecosystem Bioindicators in Mexico: Current State and Perspectives

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      Pages 263-278

      Configuration of a Hydrocarbon Contamination Plume and Restoration of a Site near Reynosa, Tamaulipas

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