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Climate Change and Water Resources Planning Criteria

Edited By: Kenneth D Frederick, David C Major and Eugene Z Stakhiv

316 pages, Illus, figs, tabs

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1997 | #71662 | ISBN: 0792347463
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Global climate change is expected to have major impacts on water resources and aquatic ecosystems. This prospect presents planners, who are already struggling to meet the demands of growing populations and economies, with new challenges. This volume examines these challenges and the resulting conceptual issues for water planning and project evaluation practices. Reprinted from Climatic Change 37:1.


Climate change and water resources, K.D. Frederick and D.C. Major; water resources planning and climate change assessment methods, D.C. Major and K.D. Frederick; issue assessments, intertemporal equity, discounting, and economic efficiency in water policy evaluation, R.C. Lind; scale and modeling issues in water resources planning, H.F. Lins, et al; stochastic hydrology in the context of climate change, N.C. Matalas; ecosystem evaluation, climate change and water resources planning, E.Z. Stakhiv and D.C. Major; nonmarket valuation and the estimation of damages from global warming, K.E. McConnell; adapting to climate impacts on the supply and demand for water, K.D. Frederick; applications and case studies; assessing urban water use and the role of water conservation measures under climate uncertainty, J.J. Boland; using decision analysis to include climate change in water resources decision making, B.F. Hobbs, et al; assessing climate change implications for water resources planning, A.W. Wood, et al; engineering design and uncertainties related to climate change, P. Rogers; planning for sea level rise and shore protection under climate uncertainty, G. Yohe and J. Neumann; global warming and water management - water allocation and project evaluation, R. Mendelsohn and L.L. Bennett; summary, conclusions, recommendations; water resources planning principles and evaluation criteria for climate change - summary and conclusions, K.D. Frederick, et al.

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