Other Publications

  • Shamir, U. and Armon, D. (1975) “Statistics for Civil Engineers”, 2nd Edition (in Hebrew), Michlol Publishing, Technion, 190 p.
  • Shamir, U. (1975) “Systems Analysis“, 3d Edition (in Hebrew), Michlol Publishing, Technion, 245 p.
  • Shamir, U., Bear, J., Arad, N., Gal-Noor, Y., Selbst, N. and Vardi, Y. (1985) “Water Policy for Israel“, Samuel Neaman Institute for Advanced Studies in Science and Technology, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, 299 p. (Hebrew with English Summary)
  • Antsey, T.H. and Shamir, U. (Eds.) (1985) “Irrigation and Water Allocation”, IAHS Publication No. 169, 245 p.
  • Shamir, U. (1986) “Management of Israel’s Water Resources”, a case study included in “The Process of Water Resources Planning: The Systems Approach”, Ed. by Y.Y. Haimes, J. Kindler and E.J. Plate, UNESCO.
  • Loucks, D.P. and Shamir, U. (Eds.) (1989) “Systems Analysis for Water Resources Management: Closing the Gap between Theory and Practice”, IAHS Publication No. 180, 304 p.
  • Shamir, U., and D. P. Loucks (1989) “Systems analysis”, Eos Trans. AGU, 70(38), p. 842.
  • Shamir, U. and Chen, J. (Eds.) (1990) “The Hydrological Basis for Water Resources Management”, IAHS Publication No. 197, 502 p.
  • Yunger, M., Carmon, N. and Shamir, U. (1993) “Who Benefits from Israel’s Water Resources? A Comparative Study of Kibbutzim and Moshavim” (in Hebrew), The Center for Urban and Regional Studies, The Technion Research and Development Foundation, 161 p.
  • Meiron-Pistiner, S., Carmon, N. and Shamir, U. (1996) “Water-Sensitive Urban Development: Towards Planning Guidelines”, The Center for Urban and Regional Studies, The Technion Research and Development Foundation, 120 p. & Appendices
  • Shamir, U. (1997) “Sustainable Water Management”, Paper prepared for the Alfred Wegener Institute – Secretariat of the German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU).
  • Andreu, J., Bogardi, J.J., Haimes, Y.Y., Kaden, S., Loucks, D.P., Kindler, J., Nachtnebel, H.-P., Plate, E., Simonovic, S.P., Shamir, U. and Todini, E. (1998) “Sustainability Criteria for Water Resources Systems”, Working Group of the UNESCO/IHP IV Project M-4.3, published by the American Society of Civil Engineers, 253 p.
  • Shamir, U. (1998) “Science and the Management of Water”, World Science Report 1998, UNESCO, pp. 260-271.
  • Shamir, U. (1998) “Water Agreements Between Israel and Its Neighbors” in “Transformations of Middle Eastern Natural Environments: Legacies and Lessons, Ed. By J. Albert, M. Bernhardson & R. Kenna, Number 103, Bulletin Series, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, pp. 274-296.
  • Shamir, U. (2001) “Negotiating Over Water: Proceedings of the Haifa Workshop 1997”, Technical Documents in Hydrology, No. 53, UNESCO IHP-V, Paris, 197 p.
  • Katz, S., Burmil, S., Carmon, N. and Shamir U. (2001) “Water Sensitive Urban Planning: Infiltration of Rainfall by Design of Yards: A Handbook for Architects, Landscape Architects, Environmental Planners and Drainage Engineers” (in Hebrew). Technion Center for Urban and Regional Studies, 160 p.+ Appendices
  • Rubin, H., Nachtnebel, P., Furst, J. and Shamir, U. (Eds.) (2002) “Water Resources Quality: Preserving the Quality of our Water Resources”, Springer-Verlag, 433 p.
  • Shamir, U. (2003) “Risk and Sustainability in Water Resources Management”, in NATO Science Series Volume: “Risk Science and Sustainability: Science for Risk Reduction and Sustainable Development of Society”, T. Beer and A. Ismail-Zadeh (Eds.), Kluwer.
  • Shamir, U. (2003), “Sustainable Management of Water Resources”, in: Transition to Sustainability in the 21st Century – The Contribution of Science and Technology, InterAcademy Panel on International Issues, The National Academies Press, Washington DC
  • Burmil, S., Shamir, U. and Carmon, N. (2003) “Urban Runoff in Residential Neighborhoods” (in Hebrew), Center for Regional Studies and the Grand Water Research Institute, Technion, 120 p.
  • Shamir, U. (2003) “Review and Evaluation of Certain Aspects of the Spanish National Hydrological Plan (NHP)”.     Languages: English Spanish 
  • Watson, R., Buttimer, A., Cropper, A., Lang, I., McBean, G., McCarthy, J., Shamir, U., Tickell, C. amd Wandiga, S. (2003) “Report of the Assessment Panel on the Environment and its Relation to Sustainable Development”, International Council of Science (ICSU).
  • Burmil, S., Shamir, U. and Carmon, N. (2003) “Urban Runoff in Residential Neighborhoods” (in Hebrew). Center for Urban and Regional Studies and The Grand Water Research Institute. 118 p.
  • Shamir, U. (2009) “Water is a source of cooperation rather than war”, Nature 459, 31 doi:10.1038/459031c
  • Shamir, U. and Howard, C.D.D. (2012) “Water Management in 2050”, Chapter 4 in “Towards a Sustainable Water Future: Visions for 2050”, Ed. By Grayman, W.M., Loucks, D.P. & Saito, L. , ASCE.
  • Chair (since 2007) of the Technical Advisory Committee of the World Water Assessment Programme which publishes the World Water Development Reports: http://www.unwater.org/publications/world-water-development-report/en/
    “Water in a Changing World”, 2009
    “Managing Water Under Uncertainty and Risk”, 2012
    “Water and Energy”, 2014
    “Water for a Sustainable World”, 2015
    “Water and Jobs”, 2016
    “Wastewater: The Untapped Resource”, 2017
    “Nature Based Solutions for Water”, 2018