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2010

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Council, Committee on the Review of Water and Environmental Research Systems (WATERS) Network; National Research, 2010, Review of the WATERS Network Science Plan: The National Academies Press, 80 p.

Summary

One of the most critical issues facing the United States today is the proper management of our water resources. Water availability and quality are changing due to increasing population, urbanization, and land use and climate change, and shortages in water supply have been increasing in frequency in many parts of the country. The National Science Foundation (NSF) has entertained the Water and Environmental Research Systems (WATERS) Network as one possible initiative whereby NSF could provide the advances in the basic science needed to respond effectively to the challenge of managing water resources. The WATERS Network, a joint initiative of the Engineering, the Geosciences, and the Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences directorates [...]

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  • USGS National Research Program

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Added to ScienceBase on Mon Apr 22 08:05:25 MDT 2013 by processing file <b>Former Project Role of Lakes in the Hydrologic System, with Emphasis on Their Relation to Ground-Water.xml</b> in item <a href="https://www.sciencebase.gov/catalog/item/5140f83ee4b06685e5dbac8b">https://www.sciencebase.gov/catalog/item/5140f83ee4b06685e5dbac8b</a>

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