This volume, a collection of seven essays by individuals prominent in the water resources field, commemorates the tenth anniversary of the Water Science and Technology Board. The essays cover a variety of current issues in the field, including intergenerational fairness and water resources, the relationship between policy and science for American rivers, changing values and perceptions in the hydrologic sciences, challenges to water resources decision making, and changing concepts of systems management. An overview of institutions in the field is also given.
Table of Contents
|Intergenerational Fairness and Water Resources||3-10|
|Landscapes, Commodoties, and Ecosystems: The Relationship Between Policy and Science for American Rivers||11-42|
|Hydrologic Science: Keeping Pace with Changing Values and Perceptions||43-58|
|Changing patterns of Water Resources Decision Making||59-65|
|Changinf Water Resources Institutions||66-77|
|Changing Concepts of System Management||78-91|
|The Water Science and Technology Board: A Success Story of a Run Down the Rapids of Science Policy||92-102|
|Appendix A: Symposium Program||103-106|
|Appendix B: Biographical Sketches of Authors||107-109|
|Appendix C: WSTB Publications||110-114|
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