The Freshwater Imperative

The Freshwater Imperative

A Research Agenda

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Robert J. Naiman, John J. Magnuson, Diane M. McKnight, and Jack A. Stanford; Foreword by Kathryn D. Sullivan

181 pages pages | 6 X 9

This volume summarizes the two-year effort of a working group of leading aquatic scientists sponsored by NSF, EPA, NASA, TVA, and NOAA to identify research opportunities and frontiers in freshwater sciences for this decade and beyond. The research agenda outlined focuses on issues of water availability, aquatic ecosystem integrity, and human health and safety. It is a consensus document that has been endorsed by all of the major professional organizations involved with freshwater issues.

Table of Figures

Foreword

Preface

Executive Summary

 

Chapter 1. Fresh Water and the Freshwater Imperative

Chapter 2. Status of Fresh Waters and Challenges Ahead

Chapter 3. Directions for Freshwater Research

Chapter 4. Linking Research, Management, and Policy

Chapter 5. Implementation Requirements

 

Appendix 1: FWI Research Agenda Participants

Appendix 2: Books and Proceedings Reviewed by the FWI Steering Committee

Literature Cited

Glossary of Terms and Acronyms

Index

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