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Assessing Water and Carbon Footprints for Sustainable Water Resource Management

Citation:

YANG, Y. J. Assessing Water and Carbon Footprints for Sustainable Water Resource Management. Presented at University of Cincinnati's SEEMBE Water Seminar Series, Cincinnati, OH, October 29, 2010.

Impact/Purpose:

To inform the public.

Description:

The key points of this presentation are: (1) Water footprint and carbon footprint as two sustainability attributes in adaptations to climate and socioeconomic changes, (2) Necessary to evaluate carbon and water footprints relative to constraints in resource capacity, (3) Critical to set system boundary and time frame for quantitative assessments, and (4) Three cases for illustration.

Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (PRESENTATION/SLIDE)
Product Published Date: 10/29/2010
Record Last Revised: 11/05/2010
OMB Category: Other
Record ID: 230986

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL RISK MANAGEMENT RESEARCH LABORATORY

WATER SUPPLY AND WATER RESOURCES DIVISION

WATER QUALITY MANAGEMENT BRANCH