Handbook of Uncertainty in Eurasian Forecasting (HEF)

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Saeid Eslamian, PhD – Professor, Water Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology, Iran
Mir Bintul Huda, PhD – Consultant, Water Resources Management Centre, National Institute of Technology, Jammu & Kashmir, India
Faezeh Eslamian, PhD – Department of Bioresource Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Series: Meteorology and Climatology
BISAC: SCI042000; TEC010000
DOI: https://doi.org/10.52305/IWAW5705

Forecasting is a technique that uses historical data as inputs to make informed estimates that are predictive in determining the direction of future trends. Eurasia comprises about 36% of the world’s total area and about 70% of the world population. Eurasia comprises Asia and Europe, although, geographically, it is a single continent with arbitrary geological borders. Eurasia has been a home to the world’s oldest civilizations and plays an important part in the mainstream history of the world. Eurasian countries have many common characteristics and forecasting of this region can prove to be of major help in integrated resources management, leading to sustainable development, optimum decision making of international world organizations and achieving goals of world peace. This book deals with the various aspects of social and environmental importance in this region, especially climate change and hydrological modelling and flood forecasting.

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Table of Contents

Preface

Part I: Socio-Political and Religious Trends (SPRT)

Chapter 1. The Saints of Persia
Theodore J. Drizis, MD, PhD
Independent Researher, Kalamata, Greece

Chapter 2. Legal Aspects of Mental Health in India
Khazin Munir1 and Mohammad Hussain2
1
University of Kashmir, J&K, India
2Law Department, University of Kashmir, India

Part II: Climate Change and Ecological Changes (CCEC)

Chapter 3. Natural Disasters
Never Mujere
Department of Geography Geospatial Sciences and Earth Observation, University of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe

Chapter 4. Drought Monitoring Indices
Mahesh Ramesh Tapas1 A. Uday Kumar2, Nagilla Nagadatt Sharma3
1Doctoral Researcher, Integrated Coastal Science, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA
2Research Associate, IIT Gandhi Nagar, Palaj, India
3Water Resources Engineer, National Institute of Technology, Warangal, India

Chapter 5. Flood Forecasting and Disaster Risk Management: A Case Study of the Danube River
Balatonyi Laszlo
EU Strategy for the Danube Region, Environmental Risks Priority Area, Priority Area Coordinator (PAC), Vienna, Austria

Chapter 6. A Framework for Climate Change Impact Assessment and Mitigation of Hydrological Parameters of the Watershed through Trend Analysis and Hydrological Modeling
Mohdzuned Shaikh1, Pradeep Lodha2 and Saeid Eslamian3
1
Department of Civil Engineering at L. D. College of Engineering, Gujarat, India
2Department of Civil Engineering at Vishwakarma Government Engineering College, Gujarat, India
3Department of Water Engineering, College of Agriculture, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran
Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.52305/JUPR9099

Chapter 7. Groundwater Vulnerability Modeling
Osama Gazal1, Saeid Eslamian2, Hazim Elnaser3, and Jihad Mahamid4
1Specialist and Doctor in Hydrogeological and Environmental Applied Engineering Studies, Head of Climate Change and Environmental Studies Department, Ministry of Water & Irrigation, Jordan
2Distinguished Full Professor, Disaster Relief: Resilient and Sustainable Water Resources, Director, International Partnership for Climate Resilience (IPCR), Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran
3Doctor in Hydrogeology and Former MWI minister, Middle East Water Forum Chairman, and Founder,
4Doctor in Hydrology and Ministry of Water and Irrigation Secretary-General, Jordan

Chapter 8. Tsunami Forecasting in Asia and the Middle East
Saeid Eslamian1, Mousa Maleki2 and Nasir Ahmad Rather3
1
Department of Water Engineering, College of Agriculture Isfahan University
of Technology, Isfahan, Iran
2Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering Department, Illinois Institute
of Technology, Chicago, USA
3Department of Civil Engineering, Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University, Rajouri, Jammu and Kashmir, India

Part III: Energy Demands and Water Security (EDWS)

Chapter 9. Reduction of Water Leakage by Smart Water Technologies
Shalini Pathak1, Mir Bintul Huda2, M. A. Lone3 and Saeid Eslamian4
1
Scholar, Water Resources Engineering, National Institute of Technology Srinagar, India
2Consultant, Water Resources Management Centre, National Institute of Technology Srinagar, India
3Professor, Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology Srinagar, India
4Department of Water Engineering, Collage of Agriculture, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran

Chapter 10. Potential of Solar Energy in India
Mir Bintul Islam1, Mir Bintul Huda2, Nasir Ahmad Rather3 and Saeid Eslamian4
1
Department of Electronics Engineering, Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi, India
2Center of Water Resources Management, National Institute of Technology, Srinagar, India
3Department of Civil Engineering, BGSBU Rajouri, Jammu and Kashmir, India
4Department of Water Engineering, Collage of Agriculture, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran

Chapter 11. Sustainable Management for Conservation of Urban Aquatic Forms in Bangladesh
Prabal Barua1, Saeid Eslamian2 and Anisa Mitra3
1
Department of Knowledge Management for Development, Young Power in Social Action (YPSA), Chittagong, Bangladesh
2Center of Excellence in Risk Management and Natural Hazards, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran
3Department of Zoology, Sundarban Hazi Desarat College, West Bengal, India

Index


Editor’s ORCID iD

Saeid Eslamian: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4481-3201
Mir Bintul Huda: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4765-4223