Climate Change and U. S. Water Resources

Climate Change and U. S. Water Resources

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471618386
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/02/1990
Series: Climate and the Biosphere Series , #3
Pages: 496
Product dimensions: 6.41(w) x 9.55(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

THE SETTING.

The Issues (P. Waggoner).

Future Water Use in the Present Climate (P. Waggoner & J. Schefter).

Prospects for Climate Change (S. Schneider, et al.).

Decision-Making Under Uncertainty (M. Fiering & N. Matalas).

FROM CLIMATE TO WATER RESOURCES.

Climate Forecasting (L. Mearns, et al.).

What Statistics Can Tell Us (N. Matalas).

From Climate and CO2 Enrichment to Evapotranspiration (N. Rosenberg, et al.).

From Climate to Flow (J. Schaake).

From Flow to Storage (P. Rogers & M. Fiering).

Vulnerability of Water Systems (P. Gleick).

IMPACTS AND RESPONSES.

Floods and Droughts (J. Dracup & D. Kendall).

Irrigation (D. Peterson & A. Keller).

Water Quality (H. Jacoby).

Recreation and Wildlife (C. Cooper).

Urban Water (H. Schwarz & L. Dillard).

Water, Electricty, and Institutional Innovation (K. Miller).

Reallocation by Markets and Prices (K. Frederick & A. Kneese).

The Political Agenda (H. Ingram, et al.).

CLIMATE CHANGE AND U.S.

WATER RESOURCES.

Summary (P. Waggoner & R. Revelle).

Index.

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