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Main Title Climate change and U.S. water resources /
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Author Title of a Work
Waggoner, Paul E.
Publisher Wiley,
Year Published 1990
OCLC Number 19847550
ISBN 0471618381; 9780471618386
Subjects Climatic changes--United States ; Water-supply--United States ; Klimaatveranderingen ; Watervoorziening ; Klimaänderung ; Wasserreserve ; USA ; Climat--Changements--âEtats-Unis ; Approvisionnement en eau--âEtats-Unis ; Aufsatzsammlung ; Klimaänderung--(DE-588)4164199-1 ; Wasserreserve--(DE-588)4124439-4 ; USA--(DE-588)4078704-7
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBM  QC981.8.C5C518 1990 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 10/19/1991
Collation xiii, 496 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
"A Wiley-Interscience publication." "Report of the American Association for the Advancement of Science Panel on Climatic Variability, Climate Change, and the Planning and Management of U.S. Water Resources." Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
The issues / Paul E. Waggoner -- Future water use in the present climate / Paul E. Waggoner and John Schefter -- Prospects for climate change / Stephen H. Schneider, Peter H. Gleick, and Linda O. Mearns -- Decision-making under uncertainty / Myron B. Fiering and Nichola C. Matalas -- Climate forecasting / Linda O. Mearns, Peter H. Gleick, and Stephen H. Schneider -- What statistics can tell us / Nicholas C. Matalas -- From climate and COb2s enrichment to evapotranspiration / Norman J. Rosenberg [and others] -- From climate to flow / John C. Schaake -- From flow to storage / Peter P. Rogers and Myron B. Fiering -- Vulnerability of water systems / Peter H. Gleick -- Floods and droughts / John A. Dracup and Donald R. Kendall. Irrigation / Dean F. Peterson and Andrew A. Keller -- Water quality / Henry D. Jacoby -- Recreation and wildlife / Charles F. Cooper -- Urban water / Harry E. Schwarz and Lee A. Dillard -- Water, electricity, and institutional innovation / Kathleen A. Miller -- Reallocation by markets and prices / Kenneth D. Frederick and Allen V. Kneese -- The political agenda / Helen M. Ingram, Hanna J. Cortner, and Marc K. Landy -- Summary / Paul E. Waggoner and Roger R. Revelle.