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Training or Learning Material
Author:
Vibhas
Sukhwani
Hikaru
Takasawa
Atsushi
Ishibashi
Rajib
Shaw
Wanglin
Yan
Urban and rural areas both depend on a shared stock of natural resources. However, their development planning is mostly focused within their established boundaries. This report is an effort to bring together innovative methods of integrating urban and rural stakeholders to manage shared natural resources. The report looks at seven different case...
Conference Proceeding
The 4th World Congress on Disaster Management
The urban and rural regions can be well understood as the dynamic systems embedded and interconnected through their social, economic and environmental settings. These urban-rural interlinkages have important implication for understanding climate change vulnerabilities and capturing opportunities for adaptation and disaster risk reduction. However,...
Briefing Note
Author:
Tsutomu
Ichikawa
Karen G.
Villholth
Payments for ecosystem services (PES) is a market-based mechanism aimed at sustaining the flow of such services. Through a PES scheme, beneficiaries or users of the ecosystem service(s) compensate the provider or manager of those services, directly or indirectly. The provider and beneficiaries agree on the terms and conditions of the PES and...
Conference Paper
Stockholm World Water Week 2018 Session on "Groundwater-based natural infrastructure solutions: The missing link to resilience?"
Kumamoto is a rare case of fully functional PES for over 13 years; Willingness between buyers and sellers is one of the basic conditions for establishing PES. However, willingness are always not sufficient condition for groundwater recharge, which are difficult to quantify and verify; Role of intermediary institutions such as local agriculture...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Remote Sensing
Author:
Haireti
Alifu
Yukiko
Hirayabashi
Jean-Francois
Vuillaume
Akihiko
Kondoh
Minoru
Urai
The Shaksgam Valley, located on the north side of the Karakoram Mountains of western China, is situated in the transition zone between the Indian monsoon system and dry arid climate zones. Previous studies have reported abnormal behaviors of the glaciers in this region compared to the global trend of glacier retreat, so the region is of special...
Presentation

Analysis of long-term variation of phytoplankton and water quality at two observation sites in the Lake Biwa, Japan

First International Symposium on Tonle Sap Water Environment
Author:
Shigeo
Fujii
Nis Hansini
Chasker
Satoshi
Ichise
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Book Chapter
In Groundwater Environment in Asian Cities: Concepts, Methods, and Case Studies
Author:
Vishnu Prasad Pandey
Groundwater has been a traditional source of water supply in Japan for a long period of time. After the country entered a rapid phase of industrialization and urbanization, there was an obvious increase in the pressures on the groundwater environment. Uncontrolled abstraction of groundwater soon led to the emergence of problems such as drawdown of...
Book Chapter
In Groundwater Environment in Asian Cities: Concepts, Methods, and Case Studies
Author:
Sangam Shrestha
Vishnu Prasad Pandey
Groundwater is a key resource in the process of socioeconomic development, as it constitutes above one fourth of the total renewable water resources in the entire subregion. Due to a lack of understanding and previous poor governance, environmental issues relating to groundwater such as depletion of groundwater resources and well yield (e.g.,...
Presentation

Groundwater Status in Tokyo, Japan

Workshop on “Enhancing the groundwater management capacity in Asian cities through the development and application of groundwater sustainability index in the context of global change” 16-17 January, 2014, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand