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Watershed Health Monitoring: Emerging Technologies

By: C Jones, Palmer RM, S Motkaluui and M Walters

200 pages, 37 b/w illus

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 2002 | #133412 | ISBN: 1566769671
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About this book

The first book to recognise the multidisciplinary nature of successful monitoring programs, it provides a clear description of an innovative 'Closed Loop' model, specifying 4 key aspects of successful monitoring programs.


Contents

INTRODUCTIONProblem StatementBackgroundObjective and FormatDefinition of Watershed HealthThe Foundation of Watershed Management: A Lead Group and a PlanThe Closed-Loop Watershed Health Monitoring ModelPOLITICAL LINKAGES AND SUPPORTSRationaleCreating Political LinkagesAvoiding PitfallsSCIENTIFIC ASSESSMENTSRationaleSurveillance and Performance EvaluationThe Three-Tiered Surface Water Assessment ModelData Quality Assurance and ControlGIS and Modeling ToolsCOMMUNITY EDUCATION AND AWARENESSRationaleTechniques for Educating the Watershed CommunityAvoiding PitfallsCOST RECOVERY THROUGH PARTNERSHIPRationaleA Cost Recovery and Partnering ModelGuiding PrinciplesCase Study 1: The Laurel Creek Watershed Monitoring ProgramCase Study 2: Developing an Environmental Monitoring Program for the Uxbridge Brook Watershed PlanCase Study 3: Integrated Stormwater and Watershed Management System - An Emerging Tool for Watershed Health Planning and MonitoringCase Study 4: Advanced Remote Sensing Technologies for Watershed Health MonitoringCase Study 5: The Lake Simcoe Environmental Management StrategyCase Study 6: Applying the Closed-Loop Model to Improve Water Quality in the Yuqiao Reservoir, Tianjin, ChinaGlossaryReferences

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