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Protection and Regulation of Groundwater

Philippe Cullet and Sujith Koonan (eds)

in Water Law in India: An Introduction to Legal Instruments

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199472475
eISBN:
9780199089857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199472475.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter focuses on protection and conservation of one of the most important sources of freshwater in India—the groundwater. The existing legal framework on groundwater consists of instruments at ... More


Groundwater

Philippe Cullet and Sujith Koonan

in Water Law in India: An Introduction to Legal Instruments

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070818
eISBN:
9780199080762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070818.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the regulation of groundwater. It covers national level initiatives which include the establishment of the Central Groundwater Authority and model groundwater legislation. It ... More


Re-imagining the Indian Underground: A Biography of the Tubewell

Anthony Acciavatti

in Places of Nature in Ecologies of Urbanism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390595
eISBN:
9789888390281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390595.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Long heralded as a crucial technological input for the successes of the Green Revolution in South Asia, for over half a century tubewell technologies have played a decisive, yet unacknowledged role ... More


Hurricane Impacts in New England and Puerto Rico

Emery R. Boose

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195150599
eISBN:
9780197561881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195150599.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

Hurricanes have a profound effect on many coastal ecosystems. Direct impacts often include wind damage to trees, scouring and flooding of river channels, ... More


Century- to Millennial-Scale Climate Change and Ecosystem Response in Taylor Valley, Antarctica

Andrew G. Fountain and W. Berry Lyons

in Climate Variability and Ecosystem Response in Long-Term Ecological Research Sites

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195150599
eISBN:
9780197561881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195150599.003.0031
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

The view of climate change during the Pleistocene and the Holocene was very much different a mere decade ago. With the collection and detailed analyses of ... More


Millennial-Scale Climate Variability and Ecosystem Response at the Jornada LTER Site

H. Curtis Monger

in Climate Variability and Ecosystem Response in Long-Term Ecological Research Sites

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195150599
eISBN:
9780197561881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195150599.003.0032
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

The Jornada Long-Term Ecological Research (JRN LTER) program consists of studies superimposed on three research entities, the Jornada Experimental Range, ... 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 ... More


Stable Isotopes

Craig M. Bethke

in Geochemical Reaction Modeling: Concepts and Applications

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195094756
eISBN:
9780197560778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195094756.003.0019
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geochemistry

Stable isotopes serve as naturally occurring tracers that can provide much information about how chemical reactions proceed in nature, such as which reactants are ... More


Hydrothermal Fluids

Craig M. Bethke

in Geochemical Reaction Modeling: Concepts and Applications

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195094756
eISBN:
9780197560778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195094756.003.0020
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geochemistry

Hydrothermal fluids, hot groundwaters that circulate within the Earth’s crust, play central roles in many geological processes, including the genesis of a broad ... More


Kinetic Reaction Paths

Craig M. Bethke

in Geochemical Reaction Modeling: Concepts and Applications

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195094756
eISBN:
9780197560778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195094756.003.0024
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geochemistry

In calculating most of the reaction paths in this book, we have measured reaction progress with respect to the dimensionless variable ξ. We showed in Chapter 14, ... More


Agricultural Drought in Bangladesh

Ahsan U. Ahmed and Anwar Iqbal

in Monitoring and Predicting Agricultural Drought: A Global Study

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195162349
eISBN:
9780197562109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195162349.003.0035
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

Bangladesh is globally known as a flood-vulnerable country—an almost flat land with too much water. In terms of annual per capita availability of water ... More


Water for the City

Robert Gottlieb and Simon Ng

in Global Cities: Urban Environments in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035910
eISBN:
9780262338868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035910.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter describes the history and current state of water supply development and the water quality issues that Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China have needed to address. It identifies the efforts ... More


Policy analysis in the legislative body: The legislative process of the Soil and Groundwater Pollution Remediation Act in Taiwan

Tsuey-Ping Lee

in Policy analysis in Taiwan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447308300
eISBN:
9781447311522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308300.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter aims to explore the function of policy analysis in the Legislative Yuan and examine how the results of policy analysis affect law-making processes. Since the congress reform in 1999, the ... More


Reparian Vegetation

William L. Graf

in Plutonium and the Rio Grande: Environmental Change and Contamination in the Nuclear Age

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195089332
eISBN:
9780197560570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195089332.003.0011
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Limnology (Freshwater)

The interaction among water, sediment, landforms, and human environmental manipulation on the Northern Rio Grande has produced a distinctive assemblage of plants in the riparian (or near-channel) ... More


Groundwater Resources: Supply, Use, and Security Implications in the Middle East and North Africa

Mark Giordano, Katalyn Voss, and Signe Stroming

in Water and Conflict in the Middle East

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197552636
eISBN:
9780197554616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197552636.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Acknowledging academic research on water and conflict is largely focused on surface waters in shared river basins, this chapter is to provides insights into some of the political dimensions of ... More


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