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Water: The Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and Change for the Water Resources of the United States

the report of the Water Sector Assessment Team of the National Assessment of the Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and Change for the U.S. Global Change Research Program
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EBook; Book; Online
Published
Oakland, Calif. : Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment, and Security, 2000.
Language
English
ISBN
1893790045
Contents
  • Executive summary
  • Overview
  • Water use in the United States
  • Climate change and impacts on U.S. water resources
  • Groundwater
  • Is climate change already affecting the nation's water? evidence of hydrologic trends
  • Climate change and impacts on managed water-resource systems
  • Socioeconomic costs and benefits of changes in water supply and demand
  • Coping and adaptation
  • Research needs
  • Summary
  • References.
Description
151 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm.
Notes
  • "Lead author: Peter H. Gleick."
  • "September 2000."
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 126-151).
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