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Hydrology and Water Resources

As the world enters the 21st Century, it faces many challenges, above all that of establishing a sustainable way of life that would not threaten future generations.

One of the essential elements of life on this planet is freshwater. Sustainable development therefore demands sustainable management of the world's limited resources of freshwater. Water resources cannot be managed, however, unless we know where they are, in what quantity and quality, and how variable they are likely to be in the foreseeable future.[read more]

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