Water and the Environment

Proceedings of Working Group
12-14 November 2005
I. Rodríguez-Iturbe, M. Sánchez Sorondo (eds)
Scripta Varia 108 | Vatican City, 2007
pp. XVIII-234 | ISBN 978-88-7761-091-1


The Fair Distribution of Water

Reza Ardakanian

Biodiversity and Hydrologic Dynamics

Threatened Biodiversity: Understanding, Predicting, Taking Action

Marino Gatto & Renato Casagrandi

Ecohydrological Optimization of Pattern and Processes in WaterLimited Ecosystems

Kelly K. Caylor, Todd M. Scanlon, Ignacio Rodríguez-Iturbe

Global Hydrology and Hydrologic Dynamics

Water Distribution and Availability: an Overview of Climate Change Impacts on Water Resources

Bisher Imam & Soroosh Sorooshian

Climate Change and Hydrologic Dynamics

Worldwide Changes in Evaporative Demand

Graham Farquhar and Michael Roderick

Impact of Aerosols on the Hydrological Cycle

Ulrike Lohmann

Land-Atmosphere Interactions

Plant Hydraulic Properties Limit Photosynthetic Capacity and Regeneration Potential

Gabriel Katul, Ram Oren, Heather McCarthy, and Kimberly Novick

Precipitation Suppression by Anthropogenic Air Pollution: Major Loss of Water Resources Where We Need Them Most

Daniel Rosenfeld

Climate and Land Use Changes in Amazonia: Impacts on the Hydrological Cycle and on Biome Distribution

Carlos A. Nobre, Gilvan Sampaio and Luis Salazar

River Basins

River Basins: Water and Complex Adaptive Systems

Andrea Rinaldo

Heading Towards Basin-Level Hydrosolidarity Goal for Land/Water/Ecosystem Coordination

Malin Falkenmark

Other Contributions

From the Physics of the Small to Large Basin Synthesis

Lucio Ubertini

Water and the Environment: Concluding Comments

Howard S. Wheater

Contribution to Final Discussion

James Dooge

Statement of the Workshop on Water and the Environment

Ignacio Rodríguez-Iturbe