Strategies for Groundwater Resources Conflict Resolution and Management

  • W. Todd Jarvis
Part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security book series (NAPSC)

This chapter surveys contemporary thinking on the state of conflict and cooperation over transboundary groundwater resources and the evolution of approaches to conflict management to address potential conflicts over the use of transboundary groundwater resources. The findings of this overview reveal that groundwater professionals often overlook their role in both causing and resolving conflicts over groundwater. This chapter will be of interest to groundwater professionals will little to no formal training in dispute resolution and conflict management.


Conflict resolution groundwater governance groundwater management groundwater domains 


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© Springer Science + Business Media B.V 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. Todd Jarvis
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  1. 1.Institute for Water and WatershedsOregon State UniversityCorvalliUSA

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