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Water in the Mediterranean : English

The hard copy of the English version of “ Water in the Mediterranean ” was produced in April 2002.

The electronic version of the English version is now downloadable in this webpage

DOWNLOAD THE WATER KIT PUBLICATION IN ENGLISH (PDF FILE 24.1MB)

 

CONTENTS

PART I: Theory

Water on Earth
The origin of life
All life depends on water
Water\'s distribution on earth
The hydrological cycle
Climate change
Water in our tradition

The Mediterranean
Geographic setting
Geological characteristics & morphology
Climate & water circulation
Biological & chemical characteristics
Pollution

Uses and abuses
Water consumption
Agricultural use of water
Water and industry
Domestic use of water
Water and health issues for humans & ecosystems
Tools and Methods to deal with water problems

Appendixes
1. Environmental changes associated with dams
2. Water and Ecosystems

PART II: Activities

•¬† Water always present
1a.Water our common cradle
1b. Water present “everywhere”

 

•¬† Unique properties of water
2a. The three “faces” of water
2b. Ice floats on water
2c. Water: the universal solvent
2d. Water: the carrier of nutrients in plants
2e. Water: the sink of heat

•¬† The story of a drop of water: the water cycle
3a. The “portrait” of the water cycle
3b. Create a mini water cycle
3c. Modelling Mediterranean Sea
3d. The unequal distribution of water

•¬† Our drinking water
6a. How much water did you use today?
6b. Water lost in our home
6c. Excess cleaning products in water
6d. A water vessel in the Mediterranean

•¬† Water, Soil and Agriculture
7a. Is there growth without water?
7b. The quality and quantity of water determines plant growth
7c. Eutrophication
7d. Salinazation
7e. Erosion and Desertification of land
7f. Role-playing game: “if I where a farmer”
7g. The action process: Adopt a tree

•¬† Water, energy & industries
8a. Let\'s make a water mill
8b. Dams
8c. Hydroelectric plant
8d. Water and Industry

•¬† Wetlands
9a. Visiting a wetland
9b. Wetland research
9c. Foam on water bodies
9d. Investigating a coastal zone
9f. The action process: Adopt a stream, a pond or a shore

•¬† Insets
The article: High and dry
The action process
Conflicts and Collaborations
Integrated water resources management (IWRM)

 

DOWNLOAD THE WATER KIT PUBLICATION IN ENGLISH (PDF FILE 24.1MB)


 
     
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