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Green and Blue Water Use and Productivity in Narmada River Basin

M. Dinesh Kumar

in Managing Water in River Basins: Hydrology, Economics, and Institutions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198065364
eISBN:
9780199081219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198065364.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter analyses the productivity of blue and green water in Narmada River Basin used in crop production. It quantifies the extent of green and blue water use and evaluates the extent to which ... More


Changing Water Use Hydrology

M. Dinesh Kumar

in Managing Water in River Basins: Hydrology, Economics, and Institutions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198065364
eISBN:
9780199081219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198065364.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the changes in water use hydrology in India, focusing on the issues of transboundary water management. It analyses how the green and blue water use for agriculture in the ... More


Bessie’s Eclogue

Susan Scott Parrish

in The Flood Year 1927: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691168838
eISBN:
9781400884261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168838.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Bessie Smith and the song she wrote that was soon to become the anthem of the Great Mississippi Flood. According to music historian David Evans, “Back-Water Blues” ultimately ... More


A Mixed Blessing: Portland at the Turn of the Twentieth-Century

Michael C. Connolly

in Seated by the Sea: The Maritime History of Portland, Maine, and Its Irish Longshoremen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037226
eISBN:
9780813041759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037226.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter serves as a snapshot in time, looking at the condition of the port of Portland around the year 1900, when membership of the Portland Longshoremen's Benevolent Society soared to over 800 ... More


Water Services in Urban Landscapes

Peter Bridgewater

in Urban Ecology: Patterns, Processes, and Applications

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199563562
eISBN:
9780191774713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563562.003.0027
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Themes that characterise urban wetlands in this century are: an association with human activities, especially development, education, and culture; invasive species management; migratory species ... More


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