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Water Quality Metrics

Tanja Srebotnjak

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

Water Quality MetricsIntroductionWater is a critical resource for sustaining life on earth. Water quality and quantity are closely linked, as a declin...

Water Resources and Climate Change

Peter Gleick

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2019-08-28

Water Resources and Climate ChangeIntroductionNatural and human-caused climate changes are strongly linked to the hydrologic cycle and freshwater reso...

Water, Virtual

Maria J. Beltrán

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2017-09-27

Virtual WaterIntroductionThe concept of virtual water was originally promoted by Professor Tony Allan to shed light on how Middle Eastern countries’ w...


Paul A. Keddy

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

WetlandsIntroductionWetlands have always influenced humans. Early civilizations first arose along the edges of rivers in the fertile soils of floodpla...

White, Gilbert Fowler

Robert Merideth, Robert Varady

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2016-01-21

Gilbert Fowler WhiteIntroductionGilbert Fowler White (b. 1911–d. 2006), often referred to as the “father of floodplain management,” was a distinguishe...

Wildfire as a Catalyst

Francis K. Rengers

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2019-04-24

Wildfire as a Catalyst for Hydrologic and Geomorphic ChangeIntroductionWildfire has been a constant presence on the Earth since at least the Silurian ...

Zone, Critical

Tim White, Sarah Sharkey

Subject: Environmental Science »

Date Added: 2016-05-26

Critical ZoneIntroductionThe critical zone (CZ), a term coined by the US National Research Council in 2001, encompasses the thin outer veneer of Earth...

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