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Title Water management and water governance : hydrological modeling / Ashish Pandey, S.K. Mishra, M.L. Kansal, R.D. Singh, V.P. Singh, editors
Published Cham : Springer, [2021]

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Description 1 online resource (xi, 550 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Series Water science and technology library, 0921-092X ; volume 96
Water science and technology library ; v. 96. 0921-092X
Contents 1. Application of RS and GIS in Watershed Management -- 2. Application of RS and GIS in Agricultural Water Management -- 3. Hydrological Modeling -- 4. Intelligent Water Management -- 5. Water Governance
Summary This book focusses on hydrological modeling, water management, and water governance. It covers the applications of remote sensing and GIS tools and techniques for land use and land cover classifications, estimation of precipitation, evaluation of morphological changes, and monitoring of soil moisture variability. Moreover, remote sensing and GIS techniques have been applied for crop mapping to assess cropping patterns, computation of reference crop evapotranspiration, and crop coefficient. Hydrological modeling studies have been carried out to address various issues in the water sector. MODFLOW model was successfully applied for groundwater modeling and groundwater recharge estimation. Runoff modeling has been carried out to simulate the snowmelt runoff together with the rainfall and sub-surface flow contributions for snow-fed basins. A study has been included, which predicts the impact of the land use and land cover on stream flow. Various problems in the water sector have been addressed employing hydrological models such as SWAT, ArcSWAT, and VIC. An experimental study has been presented wherein the laboratory performance of rainfall simulator has been evaluated. Hydrological modeling studies involving modifications in the curve number methodology for simulation of floods and sediment load have also been presented. This book is useful for academicians, water practitioners, scientists, water managers, environmentalists, and administrators, NGOs, researchers, and students who are involved in water management with the focus on hydrological modeling, water management, and water governance
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Subject Water-supply -- Management
Hydrologic models.
Water.
Remote sensing.
Ecology.
Environmental policy.
Water
Remote Sensing Technology
environmental policy.
Water-supply -- Management.
Hydrologic models.
Ecology.
Environmental policy.
Remote sensing.
Water.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Pandey, Ashish, editor.
Mishra, S. K., editor
Kansal, M. L., editor.
Singh, R. D. (Hydrologist), editor.
Singh, V. P. (Vijay P.), editor.
ISBN 9783030580513
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