Emerging Issues in the Water Environment during Anthropocene

A South East Asian Perspective

  • Manish Kumar
  • Daniel D. Snow
  • Ryo Honda

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Sulfikar, Sorn Sovannlaksmy, Ryo Honda, Tushara Chaminda, Manish Kumar
    Pages 1-14
  3. Bhagwana Ram, Divya Sharma, Manish Kumar
    Pages 15-29
  4. Nilotpal Das, Chandan Mahanta, Manish Kumar
    Pages 31-61
  5. N. Gayathri Menon, Sanjeeb Mohapatra, Lokesh P. Padhye, Sankara Sarma V. Tatiparti, Suparna Mukherji
    Pages 63-91
  6. Saroja Kumar Barik, Prasanta Rath, Tapan Kumar Bastia, Dibakar Behera
    Pages 107-125
  7. N. Devaraj, S. Chidambaram, Banajarani Panda, C. Thivya, K. Tirumalesh, R. Thilagavathi
    Pages 127-142
  8. Biswajit Bhagowati, Bishal Talukdar, Kamal Uddin Ahamad
    Pages 211-222
  9. G. Jacks, D. S. C. Thambi
    Pages 301-315

About this book


This book intends to bring together and integrate the subject matter of water quality. The book covers aspects of water related to climate change, emerging aspects of engineering sciences, bio-geochemical sciences, hydro geochemistry, river management and morphology, social sciences, and public policy. The book covers the role of disruptive innovations in water management, policy formation and impact mitigation strategies. The book includes lab results as well as case studies. It provides recommendations and solutions for policy making and sustainable water management. The chapters in this book deal cohesively with many aspects of the water environment during the Anthropocene era. The contents cover myriad issues, such as land degradation, water scarcity, urbanization, climate change, and disruptive innovation. The book also discusses issues highly pertinent to society and sustainability, such as the prevalence of enteric viruses and pharmaceutical residues as a possible anthropogenic markers in the aquatic environment. The book will prove useful for students, professionals, and researchers working on various aspects of water related concerns.


Water Policy Wastewater Technologies Water Management Climate Change and Water Water Chemistry

Editors and affiliations

  • Manish Kumar
    • 1
  • Daniel D. Snow
    • 2
  • Ryo Honda
    • 3
  1. 1.Earth SciencesIIT GandhinagarGandhinagarIndia
  2. 2.Water Sciences LaboratoryUniversity of Nebraska–LincolnLincolnUSA
  3. 3.RSET, Institute of Science and EngineeringKanazawa UniversityKakuma-machiJapan

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-981-32-9770-8
  • Online ISBN 978-981-32-9771-5
  • Series Print ISSN 2363-7633
  • Series Online ISSN 2363-7641
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