Search for dissertations about: "transboundary water management"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words transboundary water management.

  1. 1. METHODS FOR TRANSBOUNDARY WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT IN WATER STRESSED REGIONS – CASE STUDY: SOUTHERN AFRICA

    Author : Dinis Juizo; [2008]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; river basin simulation; water quality monitoring; stakeholders involvement; Southern Africa; South Africa; Mozambique; transboundary water systems; Swaziland;

    Abstract : Water resources management in water scarce regions like the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) is challenging with both large hydro-climatic-induced scarcity and the considerable inter-annual fluctuations at the centre of the allocation problem. Water must be allocated both in time and space using acceptable criteria and most importantly, all stakeholders must adhere to the decisions imposed by water sharing agreements. READ MORE

  2. 2. The role and use of information in transboundary water management

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Mark och vatten

    Author : Susanna Nilsson; [2003]
    Keywords : Integrated Water Resources Management IWRM ; transboundary water management; information; EU Water Framework Directive WFD ; regimes; policy and decision making; Lake Neusiedl; Lake Constance; Elbe River;

    Abstract : Management of water bodies according to their river basinsis becoming increasingly common, as the concept of IntegratedWater Resources Management (IWRM) is getting more and moreacknowl-edged. In Europe, a large portion of these“new”management units will probably be internationalor transboundary. READ MORE

  3. 3. Managing water according to river basins Information management, institutional arrangements and strategic policy support - with focus on the EU Water Framework Directive

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Susanna Nilsson; Per-Erik Jansson; Erik Mostert; [2006]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; River basin management; EU Water Framework Directive WFD ; River Basin Dis-tricts RBDs ; International cooperation; Indicators; Baltic Sea Region BSR ; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Water in nature and society; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vatten i natur och samhälle;

    Abstract : Today, there is a general notion that water resources are best managed according to their river basins. River basin management may be approached from a wide variety of angles. This thesis focuses on information management, institutional arrangements and strategic policy support, with special reference to the EU Water Framework Directive (WFD). READ MORE

  4. 4. The Collective Action Dilemma in Managing Transboundary Freshwaters An Analysis of an Outcome-Driven Framework

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Physical Geography and Quaternary Geology, Stockholm University

    Author : Jakob Granit; Carl Christiansson; Helle Skånes; Aaron Wolf; [2012]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Benefit generation; common-pool resources; governance; management; outcomes; regional public goods; transboundary waters; value chain; Geography; Physical Geography; geografi med naturgeografisk inriktning;

    Abstract : It is recognised by society that freshwater resources play a major role in economic development and in maintaining life supporting ecosystems services. Transboundary river basins cover about 45% of the earth’s land surface and their governance is therefore of critical importance. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Precipitationshed Concepts, Methods, and Applications

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University

    Author : Patrick W. Keys; Line Gordon; Deliang Chen; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; water; atmosphere; precipitationshed; moisture recycling; variability; ecosystem services; social-ecological systems; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : Human societies are reliant on the functioning of the hydrologic cycle. The atmospheric branch of this cycle, often referred to as moisture recycling in the context of land-to-land exchange, refers to water evaporating, traveling through the atmosphere, and falling out as precipitation. READ MORE