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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1997)

Document title

Water management in South Asia in the 21st century

published at : Global change : polish perspectives

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

KACZMAREK Z. ; LISZEWSKA M. ; OSUCH M. ;

Abstract

Results of the impact of climate change on water resources in 4 countries in South Asia. Under present socio-economic and climatic conditions, China, India, Pakistan and South Korea are facing water deficits. The characteristic feature of water management in South Asia is the dominating role of agriculture in water use. The key question addressed in the paper is the impact of climate change on water resources, and the adaptive measures that may be used to cope with water deficits. In all the analyzed countries, the mean reason for worsening water conditions is the expected population growth, the effect of climate change is marginal

Source

Thematical fascicle

published at : Geographia polonica / ISSN 0016-7282 / CODEN GGPLAE

Editor : Państwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe, Warszawa - POLOGNE (1964)

Millesime : 1997, no 70 [pp. 7-24]

Bibliographic references : 9 ref.

Language

Anglais

Localisation

Laboratoire INTERGEO - Paris

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 12059

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