Iglesias, Ana

Coping with Drought Risk in Agriculture and Water Supply Systems

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Table of contents

Part I. Challenges to Drought Management in Mediterranean Countries

1. Drought Monitoring as a Component of Drought Preparedness Planning
Donald A. Wilhite

2. Soft Law Principles for Improving Drought Management in Mediterranean Countries
Esther López-Barrero, Ana Iglesias

3. A Checklist for Drought Policy Development
Nicos X. Tsiourtis

4. An Environmental Focus on Drought: The Water Framework Directive
Abel La Calle Marcos

5. Guidelines to Develop Drought Management Plans
Ana Iglesias, Luis Garrote, Antonino Cancelliere

Part II. Methods and Approaches for Drought Management

6. Drought Characterisation in the Mediterranean
G. Tsakiris, D. Pangalou

7. A Paradigm for Applying Risk and Hazard Concepts in Proactive Planning
G. Tsakiris

8. Assessment of Drought Risk in Water Supply Systems
Antonino Cancelliere, Vincenzo Nicolosi, Giuseppe Rossi

9. Mathematical Models for Reservoir Operation in Tunisia
M.H. Louati, F. Lebdi

10. Risk Management Instruments Supporting Drought Planning and Policy
Alberto Garrido, Almudena Gómez-Ramos

11. Methods for Evaluating Social Vulnerability to Drought
Ana Iglesias, Marta Moneo, Sonia Quiroga

12. Methods for Social Participation and Conflict Resolution
Ignacio Celaya, Antonio Rodríguez Perea, Xavi Carbonell

Part III. Learning from the Case Studies

13. Development of Drought Management Plans in Spain
Luis Garrote, Ana Iglesias, Francisco Flores

14. Characterizing Drought Risk in a Sicilian River Basin
Giuseppe Rossi, Brunella Bonaccorso, Vincenzo Nicolosi, Antonino Cancelliere

15. The Role of Groundwater During Drought
María Casado Sáenz, Francisco Flores Montoya, Roberto Gil Mingo

16. Drought Severity Thresholds and Drought Management in Greece
D. Pangalou, D. Tigkas, H. Vangelis, G. Tsakiris, A. Nanou-Giannarou

17. Using and Testing Drought Indicators
Luis García Amor, Alejandro Carrasco, Juan Carlos Ibáñez

18. Drought Management in the Urban Water Supply System of Canal de Isabel II, Spain
Francisco Cubillo

19. The Role of Non-Conventional and Lower Quality Water for the Satisfaction of the Domestic Needs in Drought Management Plans
Nicos X. Tsiourtis

Keywords: Environment, Environmental Management, Meteorology/Climatology, Ecotoxicology, Waste Water Technology / Water Pollution Control / Water Management / Aquatic Pollution, Human Geography, Climate Change

Publication year
Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research
Page amount
337 pages
Natural Sciences

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