Schwabe, Kurt

Drought in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Kurt Schwabe, Jose Albiac, Jeffery D. Connor, Rashid Hassan, Liliana Meza-Gonzalez

Part I. Agronomy, Irrigation Technology, and Water Supply

2. Adapting Irrigated Agriculture to Drought in the San Joaquin Valley of California
James E. Ayars

3. Impact of Drought on Adelaide’s Water Supply System: Past, Present, and Future
Holger R. Maier, Fiona L. Paton, Graeme C. Dandy, Jeffery D. Connor

4. Living with Drought in the Irrigated Agriculture of the Ebro Basin (Spain): Structural and Water Management Actions
E. Playán, S. Lecina, D. Isidoro, R. Aragüés, J. M. Faci, R. Salvador, N. Zapata, J. Cavero

5. Irrigation and Drought in a Southern Australian Climate that is Arid, Variable, and Changing
Peter Hayman, Michael McCarthy

6. Irrigation Associations Coping with Drought: The Case of Four Irrigation Districts in Eastern Spain
Marta García-Mollá, Carles Sanchis-Ibor, Mar Violeta Ortega-Reig, Llorenç Avellá-Reus

7. Crop Choices with Limiting Water Supplies: Deficit Irrigation and Sensitive Crop Growth Stages
Robert B. Hutmacher

8. Drought Adaptation Measures and Risk Tolerance of Commercial, Small-Scale and Subsistence Maize Farmers in the Free State and North West Province of South Africa
W. Durand

Part II. Ecological Impacts of Drought

9. Impacts of Water Scarcity and Drought on Iberian Aquatic Ecosystems
Carles Ibáñez, Nuno Caiola

10. Ecological Responses and Interactions with Drought in the Southwestern United States
G. Darrel Jenerette

11. Agriculture, Water Mismanagement and Ecosystem Transformations in the Cuatrociénegas Valley in the Chihuahuan Desert, Mexico
Irene Pisanty, Cristina Pérez y Sosa, Gabriel Gálvez

12. The River Murray-Darling Basin: Ecosystem Response to Drought and Climate Change
Ian C. Overton, Tanya M. Doody

Part III. Hydrology and Water Resource Systems

13. Drought Planning and Management in the Júcar River Basin, Spain
Joaquin Andreu, Javier Ferrer-Polo, M. Angel Pérez, Abel Solera, Javier Paredes-Arquiola

14. Drought as a Catalyst for Change: A Case Study of the Steenkoppies Dolomitic Aquifer
J. T. Vahrmeijer, J. G. Annandale, K. L. Bristow, J. M. Steyn, M. Holland

15. Evaluation of Groundwater Flow System Functioning in Mexico to Reduce Drought Impacts
J. J. Carrillo-Rivera, S. Ouysse

16. Drought and Climate Change in the Murray-Darling Basin: A Hydrological Perspective
Mac Kirby, Francis Chiew, Mohammed Mainuddin, Bill Young, Geoff Podger, Andy Close

17. Climate Change Impacts on California’s Water Resources
Ali Mirchi, Kaveh Madani, Maurice Roos, David W. Watkins

Part IV. Economic Considerations and Drought

18. Water Scarcity and Droughts in Spain: Impacts and Policy Measures
Jose Albiac, Encarna Esteban, Javier Tapia, Eliseo Rivas

19. Modeling Economic-Engineering Responses to Drought: The California Case
Josué Medellín-Azuara, Richard E. Howitt, Jay R. Lund

20. Principles for Economically Efficient and Environmentally Sustainable Water Markets: The Australian Experience
Jeffery D. Connor, David Kaczan

21. Drought Management Strategies in South Africa and the Potential for Economic Policy Instruments
Rashid Hassan

Part V. Water Management and Policy

22. Some Considerations Regarding Water Management in Mexico: Towards an Integrated Management System
Liliana Meza González, Alejandro Guevara Sanginés, José Alberto Lara Pulido

23. Water Scarcity and Drought Management in the Ebro Basin
Miguel Ángel García-Vera, Rogelio Galván-Plaza

24. Responding to Extreme Drought in the Murray-Darling Basin, Australia
David Dreverman

25. Potential Political Impacts in Southern California of Drought-Related Water Availability and Rate Increases
John V. Rossi, Nora K. Verceles, Michele M. Underwood, Maria S. Mercardante

26. Drought and its Role in Shaping Water Policy in Australia
Matt Kendall

Part VI. Conclusion

27. Summaries and Considerations
K. Schwabe, J. Albiac, J. Andreu, J. Ayers, N. Caiola, P. Hayman, C. Ibanez

Keywords: Environment, Climate Change, Environmental Economics, Economics/Management Science, general, Geoengineering, Foundations, Hydraulics

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