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The Freshwater Imperative

A Research Agenda

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

181 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
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 - Booksand Proceedings Reviewed By The Fwi Steering Committee
Literature Cited
Glossary Of Terms And Acronyms
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