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Cover for Sustainable development of fragile low-rainfall regions - Power Grid Corporation of India initiative.

Rainfed agriculture in low-rainfall areas of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka is characterized by high risks from drought, degraded natural resources and pervasive poverty, food insecurity and malnutrition. Under corporate social responsibility, Power Grid Corporation of India Limited, Gurugram,...

Author(s)
Prabhakar Pathak; Sudi, R.; Wani, S. P.; Aviraj Datta; Nagaraju Budama
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394514)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Forest hydrology of mountainous and snow-dominated watersheds.

This chapter focuses mainly on the hydrological processes observed in the mountainous and subalpine temperate coniferous forests in the Western part of North America, in which it broadly include the states of Idaho, Oregon, Washington, northern California, Montana- west of the Continental Divide,...

Author(s)
Elliot, W. J.; Dobre, M.; Srivastava, A.; Elder, K. J.; Link, T. E.; Brooks, E. S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646602)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Forest runoff processes.

This chapter examines present understanding of two simple questions posed by observers of forests: (1) where does the water go when it rains?; and (2) where does the water in the stream come from?

Author(s)
Williams, T. M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646602)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A model for water-limited conditions.

This chapter describes a simulation model for crop response to water stress that integrates submodels on various crop (phenology, leaf area index and dry matter production) and soil water (available soil water at sowing, cumulative rainfall during the growing season, cumulative irrigation,...

Author(s)
Soltani, A.; Sinclair, T. R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939700)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Application of the WEPP model to some Austrian watersheds.

This study aims to evaluate the performance of the hillslope and watershed version of the Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) model by comparing measured with simulated amounts of runoff and soil loss/sediment yield. The predictive capability was investigated for two spatial scales: for natural ...

Author(s)
Klik, A.; Hardan, K.; Nachtnebel, H. P.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845937973)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sharing scarce resources in a Mediterranean River basin: Wadi Merguellil in central Tunisia.

The Merguellil basin located in the semi-arid zones of Tunisia provides an ideal case study to analyse the effect of the progressive establishment of water infrastructure, its use by various segments of the population and their impact on the spatial and social distribution of water resources. It...

Author(s)
Goulven, P. le; Leduc, C.; Bachta, M. S.; Poussin, J. C.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935382)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for How can we sustain agriculture and ecosystems? The Sacramento Basin (California, USA).

This paper discusses the climate change impacts and adaptation strategies relating to the water resources, food security and environmental quality in the Sacramento Basin in California, USA.

Author(s)
Huber-Lee, A.; Yates, D.; Purkey, D.; Yu, W.; Young, C.; Runkle, B.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998356)
Type
Book chapter

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