All That Matters: Water

Editor/Author Younger, Paul
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton

Single-User Purchase Price: $14.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $21.00
ISBN: 978-1-44-415681-2
Category: Science - Marine sciences
Image Count: 2
Book Status: Available
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This new book is the first to bring together the ecological, geographical, political and scientific aspects of water. Its author, Professor Paul Younger, is one of the UK's leading experts on water - a substance of which we consume 150 litres of a day, and in its bottled form are willing to pay more for than for petrol.

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Table of Contents

  • 1 Water, water, everywhere…?
  • 2 H2O – the molecular marvel
  • 3 The miracle of the Blue Planet
  • 4 Water – the universal solvent
  • 5 ‘Wildness and wet’: hydroecology
  • 6 Moisture in motion: the fundamentals of hydraulics
  • 7 Use, abuse, lose? Water as a resource
  • 8 Water management in a changing climate
  • 9 Water wars and hydrological peace-making
  • 10 Water as a commodity
  • 11 Water is not an island
  • 100 Ideas
  • Sources and further reading
  • Acknowledgements and credits