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close this bookFreshwater Resources in Arid Lands (UNU, 1997, 94 pages)
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close this folder1: Fresh water - A scarce resource in arid lands
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close this folder3: The future of freshwater resources in the Arabian peninsula
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close this folder4: Water resources and agricultural environment in arid regions of China
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close this folder5: The development of groundwater resources on the Miyakojima Islands
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close this folder6: Global warming and groundwater resources in arid lands
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Mori, K., M. Asano, and T. Shirakawa. 1996. Lithology and Permeability of Lyukyu Limestone in Sunagawa Subsurface Dam in Miyakojima (in Japanese). The Japan Geology Association.

Nagata, J. 1991. How are Underground Dams constructed? (in Japanese). Report of lecture meeting in autumn 1991. Japanese Society of Groundwater.

Nagata, J., S. Nagata, and M. Okamoto. 1991. Hydrogeology and Underground Dam Project on Miyakojima Islands (in Japanese). Report of lecture meeting in autumn 1991. Japanese Society of Groundwater.

Nilsson, A. 1988. Groundwater Dams for Small-scale Water Supply. Intermediate Technology Publications, London.

Okinawa Development Bureau. 1987. Basic Design Report on Miyako Irrigation Project (in Japanese).

Okinawa Development Bureau. 1983. Groundwater in Okinawa (in Japanese), 4, 5, 811, 67. Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Department.

Okinawa Prefecture. 1995. Miyako Outlook (in Japanese), 2-4, 31-32. Miyako Branch Office.

Yamada, T. 1993. Construction of Underground Dams on Miyakojima (in Japanese). The Dam Digest, No. 580, pp. 81-95. The Japan Dam Foundation.