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Advances in Water Resources Management for Sustainable Use

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Lingua: Inglese


Pubblicazione: 04/2022
Edizione: 1st ed. 2021


This book presents the innovative ideas and technical expertise for the sustainable solution in the field of water resources. It covers various topics on sustainable water resources management under climate change where researchers and professionals have shared their experience, innovative ideas, issues, recent trends and future directions in field of water resources engineering, science and technology. This book culminates the importance of achieving the ways towards water security and espouse targets and measures that will allow the end-user to meet this challenge in conjunction. It is a compendium of research articles pertaining to the mitigation of water crisis, surface and groundwater management, watershed management and modelling, case studies related to wetland vulnerability, water pollution, water quality, extreme climate hazards and others issues and its sustainable diminution through ingenious ideas and technologies that will incur valuable information to the stakeholders in the society. Given its scope, this book will be useful for the researchers and professionals.


Part 1: Emerging issues on surface water management under change climate.- Chapter 1: River basin management: issues and challenges.- Chapter 2: Water conservation and management under climate change.- Chapter 3: Advances in rain water harvesting techniques.- Chapter 4: Hydrological and metrological modelling and prediction.- Part 2: Integrated groundwater management : An over view of challenges and issues.- Chapter 5: Impact of climate change on groundwater recharge.- Chapter 6: Assessment of groundwater balance through modelling techniques.- Chapter 7: Hydrogeological modelling and aquifer degradation.-Chapter 8: Groundwater contaminant modelling and prediction of flow path.- Chapter 9: Groundwater food and energy nexus.- Chapter 10: Assessment of groundwater potential zone.- Chapter 11: Ground and surface water interaction.- Part 3: Water quality assessment and prediction modelling.- Chapter 12: Assessment of surface and groundwater technology to mitigate hazardous contamination.- Chapter 13: Advanced water treatment and technology.- Chapter 14: Surface and ground water quality interaction.-  Chapter 15: Surface and ground water quality assessment and modelling.- Chapter 16: Application of biotechnology and nanomaterials for eco-friendly water treatment technology.-Part 4: Modelling extreme climate events : Intensity and magnitude of drought, flood and cyclone.- Chapter 17: Modeling magnitude and intensity of drought under climate change.- Chapter 18: Flash flood and riverine flood assessment and modelling.


Prof. (Dr.) Pankaj Kumar Roy is currently the Dean of Interdisciplinary Studies, Law and Management of Jadavpur University and Professor and Joint Director of the Department of School of Water Resources Engineering, Jadavpur University (JU). He is also the Director of School of Environmental Studies, JU. He earned his doctorate in Water Resources Engineering and Management from Jadavpur University which was mainly concentrated on modeling hydrological regime under impact of climate change scenario. His thrust area includes hydraulics and water resources engineering, fluid mechanics, climate change and its impact on water resources engineering, surface water pollution and its mitigation, groundwater dynamics, watershed technology and management, water conservation technology, hydro-geological investigation, surface and ground water interaction, solid waste management, environmental modelling, waste water characteristics etc. He is the recipient of several fellowships and awards such as Young Scientist (Institute of Engineers, Govt. of India), 1st National Doctorate Fellow by AICTE at JU (Govt. of India), Internship Fellowship (University of Pisa, Italy) and IEI Young Engineers Award (Institution of Engineers (India), Government of India). He has acted as the invited speaker and the chair-person in as many as 20 reputed national and international seminars, conferences and workshops. He was the co-ordinator of international Conference on Sustainable Water Resources Management conducted by School of Water Resources Engineering, Jadavpur University under collaboration with Women’s College Calcutta and National Institute of Technology, Durgapur. He has completed 20 national and international research projects funded by DST, PHED, etc. and has conducted 30 consultancy research items. Currently he is the principal investigator of 4 research projects funded by NRDMS, DST, RUSA 2.0, DST, Govt of West Bengal, etc. He has more than 20 years of teaching and research experience. He is the reviewer of two reputed journals, namely, Groundwater for Sustainable Development, Elsevier, and Environmental Science & Technology, ACS publications. He has published more than 140 articles in national and international journals and published 13 research articles as book chapters. He has acted as a sectional recorder of Engineering Science section of The Indian Science Congress Association, for the period of 2018-19 and 2019-20. He is now the member of as many as 10 number of learned societies.


Dr. Malabika Biswas Roy is now currently working as an Assistant Professor and head of the Department of Geography, Women’s College Calcutta. She has acquired her Ph.D. from School of Water Resources Engineering, Jadavpur University. Her doctoral research is mainly focused on Participatory Management of Ecosystem Services: A Case of wetland of West Bengal. She has received many prestigious awards like RULA International Innovation and Betterment Award for Young Scientist of the Year (2018), 2017 by The Institution of Engineers (India), Young Scientist of the Year Award (2016) by IFEE and Kolkata, India and Bharat Jyoti Award (2014). She has an expertise in Wetland Studies, Hydrology, Fluvial Geomorphology, Forest Hydrology, Biodiversity, Water Quality Modeling and Impact of Climate Change on Wetland System. She has over 16 years of teaching and research experience and provide doctoral guidance to students. She has presented papers at many international-national conferences and has more than 63 national and international journal papers. She has more than 24 research articles in edited volumes as book chapters. She has given a number of lectures in national and international conferences as an invited speaker and co-chaired many session on issues related to water resources. She was an invited speaker in 2nd World Congress on Climate Change, held in Berlin, Germany. She has field experience in various studies related to environmental studies and is currently acting as the co-investigator of Central DST, NRDMS funded project on coastal vulnerability entitled “Scientific Assessment of Coastal Vulnerability and Sustainable Ecosystem Management under Changed Climate Scenario.” She has completed one minor and one major research project as the principal investigator funded by UGC, Govt. of India and has completed 7 projects as a team member. At present she is the member of many learned societies of national and international repute. She is an active member of International Water Association. She was also the convener of the International Conference on Sustainable Water Resources Management under Changed Climate, 2020, organized by School of Water Resources Engineering, Jadavpur University, in collaboration with Women’s College Calc

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Condizione: Nuovo
Collana: Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering
Dimensioni: 235 x 155 mm Ø 872 gr
Formato: Brossura
Illustration Notes:XXIII, 552 p. 263 illus., 228 illus. in color.
Pagine Arabe: 552
Pagine Romane: xxiii

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