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Envisioning the agenda for water resources research in the twenty-first century [electronic resource] / Water Science and Technology Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council.

Author/Creator:
National Research Council (U.S.) Water Science and Technology Board, Corporate Author
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, c2001.
Series:
Compass series (Washington, D.C.)
Compass series
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (70 p.)
Subjects:
Water resources development -- Research -- United States.
Natural resources -- Research -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
ENVISIONING THE AGENDA FOR WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY; Copyright; Preface; Contents; Executive Summary; 1 Introduction ; 2 Water Availability: Quantity and Quality ; DEVELOPMENT OF SUPPLY-ENHANCING TECHNOLOGY; WATER QUALITY: FUNDAMENTAL AND APPLIED STUDIES; IMPROVING HYDROLOGIC FORECASTING AND PREDICTION; NEED FOR ADEQUATE HYDROLOGIC DATA; 3 Water Use ; DETERMINANTS OF CONSUMPTIVE WATER USE; AGRICULTURAL WATER USE; ENVIRONMENTAL WATER USE; 4 Water Institutions ; LEGAL AND POLITICAL ISSUES; ECONOMIC INSTITUTIONS; EMERGING SOCIAL SCIENCE ISSUES
5 Organizing For Water Resources Research in the Twenty-first Century PROPOSAL FOR A NATIONAL WATER RESEARCH BOARD; CONCLUSIONS; References; APPENDIX A Water Science and Technology Board Members' Biographical Sketches
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 50-53).
ISBN:
1-280-18434-5
9786610184347
0-309-56767-X
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