Freshwater - Management Systems

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A variety of physical infrastructure and decision management systems are used to ameliorate the interaction between population and freshwater environments.

Type of Resource 5 Reports
Title Water Resource Management
Author Various
Affiliation U.S. Agency for International Development
Url http://www.info.usaid.gov/environment/greencom/pubs2.html
Peer Review Unknown Review Process
Abstract Reports on environment and develoment issues in specific countries.
  1. Initiative for Sustainable Development: Haitian Urban Sanitation Project, by Lonna Shafritz, and Peter Gottert, 1996. Report summarizes activities implemented in Cité Soleil on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince, Haiti in connection with the management of a water distribution system. 34 pgs.
  2. Farmer Awareness and Behavior Related to Limited Water: A Study in Three Egyptian Governorates, by Water Communication Unit, Ministry of Public Works and Water Resources, Egypt, 1996. 69 pgs.
  3. Institutional Development Plan for Establishing the Water Communication Unit in the Ministry of Public Works and Water Resources, by John Woods, 1996. 33 pgs.
  4. Jordan Water Conservation Education Project: Final Evaluation Report, by Orlando Hernández, et. al., 1996. Summarizes evaluation of teachers and students after implementation of curriculum in secondary school "eco-clubs." 114 pgs.
  5. Water and Antiquity, by Cherie Lenzen, 1996. Surveys water and conservation practices from antiquity through descriptions of sites in modern-day Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Oman, and the Palestinian areas. 26 pgs.

Type of Resource Bibliography
Title Lake Management and Planning Resources
Author Minnesota Lakes Association
Affiliation Minnesota Lakes Association
Url http://www.mnlakesassn.org/
Peer Review Unknown Review Process
Abstract A compilation of 600 publications, audiovisual materials, environmental educational curriculums, online resources, professional services, state natural resource management programs, technical reports, national organizations, government agencies and international contacts related to lake management and planning. Emphasis is on state of Minnesota. Includes sections on: Acid Rain, Algae, Aquatic Plants, Conservation, Environmental Education Resources, Forestry, Lake Associations, Laws/Legal Issues, Minnesota Rivers, Outdoor Recreation, Primers, Septic Systems, Stormwater Management, Water Quality Monitoring & Management, Wells, Agriculture & Water Quality, Aquaculture, Boating, Exotic Species, Fisheries, Human Health, Lake Management & Planning, Loons, Non-point Source Pollution, Permits, Real Estate, Shoreland Management, Water Quality Standards, Watershed Management, Wetlands, and Zoning.

Type of Resource Report
Title Population Dimensions of World Fishery Issues
Author Marcel Fabri
Affiliation Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the United Nations
Url http://www.fao.org/waicent/faoinfo/sustdev/wpdirect/wpan0009.htm
Peer Review Unknown Review Process
Abstract Fishery crises and policies.

Type of Resource Article
Title Wetlands Loss and Degradation
Author Water, Soil, and Hydro-Environmental Decision Support System
Affiliation North Carolina State University Water Quality Group
Url http://h2osparc.wq.ncsu.edu/info/wetlands/wetloss.html
Peer Review Unknown Review Process
Abstract Statement on "Major Causes of Wetland Loss and Degradation" includes: Hydrologic Alteration; Urbanization (including development); Marinas/Boats; Industry (including industrial development); Agriculture; Silviculture/Timber Harvest; Mining; Atmospheric Deposition.

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