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Decision Support for the Management of Shared Water Resources
Data Management as a Cornerstone for Joint DSS development

By Peter J. A. Gijsbers
December 2000
Delft University Press
ISBN: 90-407-2028-2
252 pages, illustrated
$84.00 paper original

The objective of this book is to analyze the technical shortcomings of widely applied decision support systems on their capability to accommodate model and data integration for integrated analysis and connection to existing data sources, as well as to contribute to the improvement of those capabilities. The author discusses decision support system software in the context of river basin analysis and water management. Contents include: Balancing fresh water resources. Decision support. Analysis of technical bottlenecks and requirements for improvement. Methods of improvement. Evaluation, conclusions, etc.

Information Technology; Environmental Science