Cities of the Future

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Vladimir Novotny, Paul Brown
IWA Publishing, Sep 4, 2007 - Science - 352 pages
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This book is developed from and includes the presentations of leading international experts and scholars in the 12-14 July, 2006 Wingspread Workshop. With urban waters as a focal point, this book will explore the links between urban water quality and hydrology, and the broader concepts of green cities and smart growth. It also addresses legal and social barriers to urban ecological sustainability and proposes practical ways to overcome those barriers. Cities of the Future features chapters containing visionary concepts on how to ensure that cities and their water resources become ecologically sustainable and are able to provide clean water for all beneficial uses. The book links North American and Worldwide experience and approaches. The book is primarily a professional reference aimed at a wide interdisciplinary audience, including universities, consultants, environmental advocacy groups and legal environmental professionals.
 

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Contents

Impact of Extreme Events
33
Monitoring Urban Observatories and Total Mass Balance of Pollution in Cities
73
Hydrologic and Pollution Stresses Response of Receiving Waters
121
Integrated Solutions Water and Landscape
217
Implementing Future Urban Hydrological and Ecological Systems
337
Appendix
415
Index
419
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Paul Brown is Visiting Professor of Art and Technology at the University of Sussex.

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