An Introduction to Integrated Water Resources Management
Introduction to Integrated Water Resource Management
Prof. Colin Mayfield, Department of Biology, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Velma I. Gover, UNU-INWEH
This course forms part of the UN-Water Virtual Learning Centre, developed by UNU-INWEH in collaboration with the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs. It is the introductory course used in a diploma programme on Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM). There are ten courses in total. For more information see: UN Water Virtual Learning Centre.
The curriculum for the course was guided by eminent water academics including:
Professor Janos Bogardi, Department of Hydraulics and Hydrology, Wageningen Agricultural University and Senior Educational Specialist, IHP, UNESCO, Paris, France.
Dr. John Hobbie, Senior Scientist and Co-Director, the Ecosystems Centre, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, USA.
Professor Saburo Matsui, Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies, Department of Technology and Ecology, Kyoto University, Otsu City, Shiga, Japan.
Professor Bruce Mitchell, Department of Geography and Associate VP Academic, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Professor John Okedi, Environmental Consultant and former Executive Director, National Environment Management Authority,
Dr. Andras Szollosi-Nagy, Deputy Assistant Director General Secretary of the International Hydrological Program, UNESCO, Paris, France.
Professor Jose Tundisi, President, International Institute of Ecology, São Carlos, Brazil.