The Evolution of Water Resource Planning and Decision Making

The Evolution of Water Resource Planning and Decision Making

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ISBN-13: 9781848447158
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 02/28/2010
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Edited by Clifford S. Russell, Professor of Economics Emeritus, Vanderbilt University, US, Visiting Professor, AKF, Institute of Local Government Studies, Denmark and Research Associate, Bowdoin College, US and Duane D. Baumann, Professor of Geography Emeritus, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL, US

Table of Contents

Contents:
Foreword
Robert A. Pietrowsky
Preface
1. Water Resources Planning: Past, Present and Future
John J. Boland and Duane Baumann
2. A History of the United States Water Resources Planning and Development
Warren Viessman, Jr.
Appendix 2.1 Evolution of Public Involvement in Water Planning
Jerome Delli Priscoli
Appendix 2.2 Nebraska Natural Resource Districts
3. The Theory and Practice of Benefit–Cost Analysis
John J. Boland, Nicholas Flores and Charles W. Howe
4. Environmental Issues and Options in Water Resources Planning and Decision Making
David H. Moreau and Daniel P. Loucks
5. On the Collaboration of Ecologists and Economists
Clifford S. Russell and Mark Sagoff
6. Political Decision Making: Real Decisions in Real Political Contexts
Peter Rogers, Lawrence MacDonnell and Peter Lydon
Appendix 6.1 Overview of American Law for Allocation of Water
7. Making the Transition: Moving Water Resources Planning and Management into the Twenty-first Century
Gerald E. Galloway
Index

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