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Pande, S. (author), Ertsen, M. (author), Sivapalan, M. (author)
While the proposed model is a rather simple model of a coupled human–water system, it is shown to be capable of replicating patterns of technological, population, production and consumption per capita changes. The model demonstrates that technological change may indeed ameliorate the effects of increasing water scarcity, but typically it does so...
journal article 2014
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Pande, S. (author), Ertsen, M. (author), Sivapalan, M. (author)
The ancient civilization in the Indus Valley civilization dispersed under extreme dry conditions; there are indications that the same holds for many other ancient societies. Even contemporary societies, such as the one in Murrumbidgee river basin in Australia, have started to witness a decline in overall population under increasing water...
journal article 2013
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Ertsen, M. (author), Kazmi, S.I.H.S. (author)
A survey of tube wells was carried out in a surface hydrological unit (distributary canal command area) in Rechna Doab of the Punjab, Pakistan and results were compared with a tube well census conducted in the same area 20 years ago to update knowledge of the groundwater abstraction structures and find the changes occurring over two decades....
conference paper 2011
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Ertsen, M. (author), Lund, J. (author)
In both the Netherlands and in California, USA, river flooding has been important in the last two centuries. In the Netherlands, the rivers Rijn, Waal and Maas repeatedly flooded large areas; in California, the Sacramento River and its tributaries regularly caused heavy flooding. A shared characteristic in both regions is that early...
conference paper 2011
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Ertsen, M. (author)
The calls for change are all around us. Modern society would need to dramatically shift to other production methods, other approaches to nature and environment, and new, improved regulations for economic activities. This paper does not challenge this need for more elegant production methods nor does it aim to criticize the importance of...
conference paper 2010
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