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dc.contributor.authorAriza, Perecat
dc.contributor.authorGalán del Castillo, Elenacat
dc.contributor.authorSerrano, Tarikcat
dc.contributor.authorReyes-García, Victoriacat
dc.description.abstractWater tanks offer from many centuries ago solutions in South India for several problems related with water scarcity. They are a traditional water harvesting system wide spread in this territory, allowing a potential decentralized and participatory management of the local population on their own resources. Although water tanks¿ main function is irrigation, they have many other uses, functions and natural resources associated, involving stakeholders in the villages apart from those farmers making use of the irrigation. Water tanks provide a variety of landscapes and biodiversity that creates a valuable heterogeneous territory. The complexity of such an ecosystem should be managed with an integral perspective, considering all the elements involved and their relations, and understanding that water tanks are not just water deposits. This multidisciplinary study tries to demonstrate the idea of water tanks as ecosystems, describing and analyzing deeply and in an unprecedentedly way the functions, uses, natural resources and stakeholders. The research also focuses in the assessment of the ecosystemic perception of the local population of some villages in Tamil Nadu, employing diverse anthropological methodology.eng
dc.format.extent27 p.-
dc.publisherServei de Publicacions de la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona-
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dc.relation.ispartofPerifèria : revista de recerca i formació en antropologia, 2007, núm. 7cat
dc.rightscc-by-nc (c) Ariza et al., 2007-
dc.sourceArticles publicats en revistes (Història Econòmica, Institucions, Política i Economia Mundial)-
dc.subject.classificationDipòsits d'aiguacat
dc.subject.classificationAbastament d'aiguacat
dc.subject.otherWater tankseng
dc.titleWater tanks as ecosystems. Local ecosystemic perception for integral management of water tanks in Tamil Nadu, South Indiaeng
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