Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Encyclopedia of Desalination and Water Resources (DESWARE) Some Frequently asked Questions

Q1. What does the Encyclopedia (DESWARE) deal with?

A1. The Encyclopedia of Desalination and Water Resources (DESWARE) meets a long-standing need in the desalination and water resources community for a detailed archival source of knowledge. It covers the science, technology, methodologies, experience and management of this diverse and important subject. The content caters to the needs of a wide spectrum of users seeking reliable information, including science and engineering students, university professors and educators, informed specialists and practicing professionals, planners and consultants, plant operators and maintenance staff, managers and policy-makers, researchers, etc. The encyclopedia is organized in 15 Sections dealing with education, training, design, planning, research & development, management, operation, and maintenance. Each Section contains an organized collection of articles

Q2. How big is the Encyclopedia?

A2. In total, DESWARE contains about two million words, 1900 graphics and 800 tables, all of which is approximately equivalent to 9 printed volumes of 500 pages each.

Q3. How were the Contents of DESWARE developed and how are they organized?

A3. The contents of the encyclopedia were developed through special International Workshops held in July and November 1995 in Bad Soden (Germany) and Abu Dhabi (UAE) respectively. The subject matter is presented at various levels to make the encyclopedia accessible to as wide a readership as possible. Of general interest are background information, historical development, trends, and regional demands. For the specialist there are features on research and development. Non-specialists will benefit from the broad introduction provided to all desalination and water resources topics, and will find help with answers to specific problems.

Q4. How do I subscribe DESWARE Online?

A4. DESWARE Online subscription is available online, you can signup and get your password within 3 working days.

Q5. What are the subscription costs?

A5. Encyclopedia of Desalination And Water Resources (DESWARE Online) is available as Institutional subscription for Universities, Colleges, Libraries, Corporations etc. and as Single Users subscription for Individuals and Students. To view the subscription rates for each category please click here.

Q6. How do I renew my DESWARE Online subscription?

A6. Please contact Eolss Publishers Co. Ltd. by e-mail or fax. Email - EOLSS Contact