Search for dissertations about: "Water security"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 50 swedish dissertations containing the words Water security.

  1. 1. Decision support for sustainable water security

    Author : Karin Sjöstrand; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : decision support; water scarcity; water availability; water security; drinking water supply; multi-criteria decision analysis; sustainability; cost-benefit analysis; marginal abatement cost curves; risk assessment;

    Abstract : Society’s large dependence on water, in combination with climate, socio-economic and demographic changes, places a massive pressure on our freshwater resources. As a result, water crisis, defined as a significant decline in the available quality and quantity of freshwater, is now considered to be among the most critical global risks to society. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Water Taboo : Restraining the Weaponisation of Water in International Conflict

    Author : Charlotte Grech-Madin; Ashok Swain; Anders Themnér; Gil Merom; Aaron Wolf; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Water weaponisation; water taboo; international armed conflict; international relations; norms; international law; environmental security; Kargil War; Gulf War; India; United States; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Why do nation states in conflict with one another refrain from weaponising water? Water has long been a standard weapon of armed conflict. In the post-World War II period, however, nation states in international conflict have made concerted efforts to restrain its weaponisation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Urban Water Security – Local Conditions and Regional Context : A case study of attitudes and water use behaviour in Windhoek, Namibia

    Author : Therése Sjömander Magnusson; Jan Olof Lundqvist; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; water supply; urban; water management; water demand management WDM ; vattenförsörjning; Namibia; Water in nature and society; Vatten i natur och samhälle;

    Abstract : The world is becoming urbanised. Between 1995 and 2025, it is estimated that the cities and towns of the developing world will have absorbed another two billion people. A majority of these people will be poor and settle down in the unregulated areas. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sustainable and Safe Use of Non-conventional Waters -Reclaimed Water and Desalinated Water

    Author : Shuang Liu; Avdelningen för Teknisk vattenresurslära; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Water reuse; Desalination; Strategy; Water security; Guidelines; Policy; Microbial risk assessment;

    Abstract : Fresh water scarcity, pollution and an uneven distribution have caused an increasingly serious global water crisis. One of the most widely adopted response strategies is the exploitation and use of non-conventional water sources. READ MORE

  5. 5. Global and continental perspectives on the sustainability of future agricultural water management

    Author : Luigi Piemontese; Fernando Jaramillo; Luigia Brandimarte; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; water; sustainable water management; agriculture; water harvesting; climate change; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : Ensuring water and food security in the Anthropocene requires an understanding of combined climate change patterns and land and water management options from local to global scale. In many regions, irrigation from river and groundwater sources is being used at unsustainable rates and climate change will further threaten those water sources. READ MORE