Foresight of China’s Water Science & Technology Development till Year 2050

  • Changming Liu
  • Mingan Shao
  • Yi Wang
  • Xiyong Hou

Abstract

The water scientific and technological research both at present and in the future must address the above-mentioned, unprecedented, complex, diversified and comprehensive water issues. The roadmap for water science & technology development is put forward at macro level, based on the current reality and future prospective, in order to guide and promote the original innovation and integrated innovation of water science & technology, and the popularization and application of related technologies in different periods of time till year 2050 in China, to implement in the all-round manner the integrated water resources management, and to ensure the sustainable development of China’s economy and society: Five water issues, i.e. water resource, water environment, aquatic ecology, water disaster and water management will be discussed in this chapter; the country need development goals, science & technology issues; and key technologies will be presented for each water issue.

Keywords

Water Saving Ecological Security Drought Disaster Water Demand Management Ecological Water Demand 
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© Science Press Beijing and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Changming Liu
    • 1
  • Mingan Shao
    • 2
  • Yi Wang
    • 3
  • Xiyong Hou
    • 4
  1. 1.Institute of Geographic Science and Natural Resources ResearchCASBeijingChina
  2. 2.Institute of Soil and Water ConservationCAS & Ministry of Water ResourcesYangling, ShaanxiChina
  3. 3.Institute of Policy and ManagmentCASBeijingChina
  4. 4.Yantai Institute of Coastal Zone ResearchCASYantai, ShandongChina

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