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What's Up? The Transformation of Upstream-Downstream Relationships on Alaska's Kuskokwim River

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2002

Citation

Ebbin, Syma A., 2002, What's Up? The Transformation of Upstream-Downstream Relationships on Alaska's Kuskokwim River: Polar Geography, v. 26, no. 2, p. 147-166.

Summary

Upstream-downstream problems are a class of problems in which activities occurring ?upstream? are removed from their effects, which are felt ?downstream.? A defining characteristic of these problems is that benefits and costs are asymmetrically distributed. Rivers are the archetypal setting in which these problems occur. This paper explores the case of the Kuskokwim River in Alaska where the utilization of natural resources has created a series of dynamic and interconnected upstream-downstream problems. Increased commercial salmon harvests, primarily in the lower river, have impacted subsistence fisheries. Record high salmon catches and salmon prices in 1988 allowed fishermen to capitalize boats and gear, facilitating their ability [...]

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Ebbin, Syma A.

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3397 record import test
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NWBLCC-20160406.xml

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DOI http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme 10.1080/789610136; 07 10.1080/789610136
ISSN http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme 1088-937X

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