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Nineteen Countries One River: Trade-offs in the Management of the Danube River

Elli Louka

in Water Law and Policy: Governance Without Frontiers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374131
eISBN:
9780199871841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374131.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter begins with a discussion of the importance of the Danube River. The Danube River basin district is frequently referred to as one of the most international river basin districts. Many ... More


Water Law and Policy: Governance Without Frontiers

Dr. Elli Louka

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374131
eISBN:
9780199871841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374131.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This book examines water management in Europe, and the difficulties and policy dilemmas involved in creating integrated water management institutions. The book is unique in that it concentrates on ... More


The Engineer

Robert Nemes

in Another Hungary: The Nineteenth-Century Provinces in Eight Lives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804795913
eISBN:
9780804799126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795913.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Hopes for the dramatic economic transformation of provincial Hungary defined the life of Pál Vásárhelyi. Born into a poor noble family, Vásárhelyi became a water engineer, an occupation with great ... More


Saving the Deltas

Thomas S. Bianchi

in Deltas and Humans: A Long Relationship now Threatened by Global Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199764174
eISBN:
9780197563083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199764174.003.0011
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

Coastal deltas occupy only 1% of Earth’s land surface, yet they are home to 500 million people; this translates to a population density that is 10 times the world average. More amazing, these ... More


The First Farmers

T. Douglas Price

in Europe before Rome: A Site-by-Site Tour of the Stone, Bronze, and Iron Ages

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199914708
eISBN:
9780197563267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199914708.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

The origins and spread of agriculture and a Neolithic way of life marked a major turning point in the evolution of human society. Farming changed everything. Our heritage as food collectors, ... More


The Land Ethic

Marybeth Lorbiecki

in A Fierce Green Fire: The Life and Legacy of Aldo Leopold

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199965038
eISBN:
9780197563311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199965038.003.0029
Subject:
Environmental Science, Conservation of the Environment

Cooking my house specialty, New Mexican green chili, I heard the knock at the back door and dried my hands to open it for my expected guest. Shyly, the young man in the collar offered a bouquet of ... More


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