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Integrating sciences in sustainable development of natural resources and poverty alleviation : workshop manual, Colombo, November 2003

Robins, N.S.. 2003 Integrating sciences in sustainable development of natural resources and poverty alleviation : workshop manual, Colombo, November 2003. Nottingham, UK, British Geological Survey, 132pp. (CR/03/259N) (Unpublished)

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This manual was prepared for the Training Workshop on Integrating Sciences in Sustainable Development of Natural Resources and Poverty Alleviation in South Asia, held at Colombo, 4-6 November 2003, by the British Geological Survey (BGS). It comprises a series of six BGS presentations. The first four have been specially prepared for the Colombo workshop by Nick Robins: 1. Needs of society in the 21st century, environment, natural resources, hazards and needs of the poor 2. The role of the Geological Surveys 3. Water - the future 4.The BGS - some contributions to sustainable development The last two are technical presentations: 5. The Bangladesh groundwater arsenic problem - prepared by David Kinniburgh and others 6. Minimising fluoride in drinking water in problem aquifers – prepared by Pauline Smedley The four main presentations draw on two source documents, The British Geological Survey’s Responses to the Terms of Reference of the 2003 Science and Management Audit, September 2003, and the internal BGS report of the BGS Horizon Scanning Group. Additional information is drawn from a variety of sources including the internet. The British Geological Survey through its parent body the Natural Environment Research Council, owns the Intellectual Property Rights of all the material in this manual. The manual and the presentations have been designed for use by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, but are retained under BGS ownership, and must not be issued for use by a third party.

Item Type: Publication - Report
Programmes: BGS Programmes > Groundwater Management
Funders/Sponsors: British Geological Survey
Additional Information. Not used in RCUK Gateway to Research.: This item has been internally reviewed, but not externally peer-reviewed.
Additional Keywords: GroundwaterBGS, Groundwater, International development
Date made live: 08 Apr 2020 14:34 +0 (UTC)
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/527449

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