The Resource Globalization of water : sharing the planet's freshwater resources, by Arjen Y. Hoekstra and Ashok K. Chapagain

Globalization of water : sharing the planet's freshwater resources, by Arjen Y. Hoekstra and Ashok K. Chapagain

Label
Globalization of water : sharing the planet's freshwater resources
Title
Globalization of water
Title remainder
sharing the planet's freshwater resources
Statement of responsibility
by Arjen Y. Hoekstra and Ashok K. Chapagain
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hoekstra, Arjen Y.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
TD345
LC item number
.H54 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Chapagain, Ashok K
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Water-supply
  • Water resources development
  • Freshwater ecology
Label
Globalization of water : sharing the planet's freshwater resources, by Arjen Y. Hoekstra and Ashok K. Chapagain
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-202) and index
Contents
Introduction -- How much water is used for producing our goods and services? -- Virtual-water flows between nations as a result of trade in agricultural and industrial products -- Water saving through international trade in agricultural products -- The water footprints of nations -- The water footprints of Morocco and the Netherlands -- Virtual- versus real-water transfers within China -- Assessing virtual-water flows between regions in China -- The water footprint of coffee and tea consumption -- The water footprint of cotton consumption -- Water as a geopolitical resource -- Efficient, sustainable, and equitable water use in a globalized world -- Appendices: I. Analytical framework for the assessment of virtual-water content, virtual-water flows, water savings, water footprints, and water dependencies -- II. Virtual-water flows per country related to international trade in crop, livestock, and industrial products -- III. National water savings and losses due to trade in agricultural products -- IV. Water footprints of nations -- Water footprint versus water scarcity, self-sufficiency, and water import dependency per country
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 208 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781405163354
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
20070251 37
Other physical details
ill., maps (chiefly col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)145431699
  • (OCoLC)145431699
Label
Globalization of water : sharing the planet's freshwater resources, by Arjen Y. Hoekstra and Ashok K. Chapagain
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-202) and index
Contents
Introduction -- How much water is used for producing our goods and services? -- Virtual-water flows between nations as a result of trade in agricultural and industrial products -- Water saving through international trade in agricultural products -- The water footprints of nations -- The water footprints of Morocco and the Netherlands -- Virtual- versus real-water transfers within China -- Assessing virtual-water flows between regions in China -- The water footprint of coffee and tea consumption -- The water footprint of cotton consumption -- Water as a geopolitical resource -- Efficient, sustainable, and equitable water use in a globalized world -- Appendices: I. Analytical framework for the assessment of virtual-water content, virtual-water flows, water savings, water footprints, and water dependencies -- II. Virtual-water flows per country related to international trade in crop, livestock, and industrial products -- III. National water savings and losses due to trade in agricultural products -- IV. Water footprints of nations -- Water footprint versus water scarcity, self-sufficiency, and water import dependency per country
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 208 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781405163354
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
20070251 37
Other physical details
ill., maps (chiefly col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)145431699
  • (OCoLC)145431699

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