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WATER AND THE HISTORY OF MAN
AZADPOUR-KEELEY, ANN AND J. W. KEELEY. WATER AND THE HISTORY OF MAN. ISBN: 978-0-471-7368, Chapter N/A, Lehr and Keeley (ed.), Water Encyclopedia Oceanography; Meteorology; Physics and Chemistry; Water Law; and Water History, Art, and Culture. John Wiley & Sons Incorporated, New York, NY, 4:745-746, (2005).
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The importance of water is presented from a myriad of aspects including its creation in cosmic history; its importance in the texts of ancient history; references within various religious writings; and significance with respect to modern science, art, music, transportation, architecture, power, and medicine. In addition to the blessings which it has contributed to the history man, the problems associated with water are also presented including weather phenomena such as hurricanes and droughts, and the scourge of water-borne diseases.
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Organization:U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
NATIONAL RISK MANAGEMENT RESEARCH LABORATORY
GROUND WATER AND ECOSYSTEMS RESTORATION DIVISION
SUBSURFACE REMEDIATION BRANCH