Description - The World's Water 1998-1999 by Peter H. Gleick
Produced biennially, "The World's Water" is the most comprehensive and up-to-date source of information and analysis on freshwater resources. Each new volume examines critical global trends and offers the best data available on a variety of topics related to water. The 2011-2012 edition features chapters on water policy, transboundary waters, and the effects of fossil fuel production on water resources, among other timely issues. Water briefs provide concise updates on topics including bottled water, The Great Lakes Water Agreement, and the state of the Colorado River. "The World's Water" is coauthored by MacArthur 'genius' Peter H. Gleick and his colleagues at the world-renowned Pacific Institute. Since the first volume was published in 1998, the series has become an indispensable resource for professionals in government and nongovernmental organisations, researchers, students, and anyone concerned with water and its use.
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Author Biography - Peter H. Gleick
Peter H. Gleick is President of the Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment, and Security in Oakland, California, and is a recipient of the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship for his work on water issues.