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King, Jannet.(Added Author). Clarke, Robin T., 1934- Atlas of water.(Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780520259348
  • ISBN: 0520259343
  • Physical Description: 1 atlas (128 p.) : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ... Read More
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, c2009.

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General Note:
First ed. (2004) by Robin Clarke and Jannet King.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 120-125) ... Read More
Formatted Contents Note:
The global water pot -- Water shortage -- Rising ... Read More
Subject: Water-supply > Maps.
Water quality > Maps.
Groundwater > Maps.
Water resources development > Maps.
Water conservation > Maps.
Water > Pollution > Maps.

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The Atlas of Water : Mapping the World's Most Critical Resource
The Atlas of Water : Mapping the World's Most Critical Resource
by Black, Maggie; King, Jannet; Lacey, Candida
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The Atlas of Water : Mapping the World's Most Critical Resource


Copyright American Library Association, used with permission.

Black (author of several works on water, sanitation, and nongovernmental organizations) and King (coauthor with Robin Clarke of the 2004 edition and a prolific atlas editor) collaborated on the second edition of this atlas. They have produced an appealing, brief volume that covers the global state of water resources, uses, and issues. The atlas is organized into six parts, including "Water for Living," "Water for Economic Production," and "Damaged Water." Each part precedes several two-page spreads that clearly summarize subsections, e.g., "Water Footprint" and "Water for Sale," with text, graphs, statistics, specific examples, color-coded global maps, and footers that suggest related subtopics to the reader. "Useful Sources" gathers citations to the material used to prepare the subtopics and includes books; journals; and personal, news, governmental, and nongovernmental organization Web sites. A spot-check of cited Web resources showed working links to information consistent with that found in the relevant subsection. For researchers and students interested in an overview of water-related topics, this book is a conveniently arranged and reliable starting point. Summing Up: Recommended. Upper-level undergraduates through faculty/researchers; general readers. C. G. Ryan Drew University

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