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National Research Council (U.S.). Water Science and Technology Board

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Works: 120 works in 323 publications in 1 language and 69,940 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Observations 
Roles: Author, Other
Classifications: QH541.5.W3, 333.91153
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Most widely held works about National Research Council (U.S.).
 
Most widely held works by National Research Council (U.S.).
Restoration of aquatic ecosystems : science, technology, and public policy by National Research Council (U.S.)( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction -- National Strategy -- Congress -- Long-Term, Large-Scale Coordinated Restoration--Planning, Evaluating, and Monitoring -- Lakes -- Rivers and Streams -- Wetlands -- Education and Training -- Conclusion -- References -- 1. Overview. Study Background. What Is Restoration? Status of Aquatic Resources in the United States. Need for National Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration. References and Recommended Reading -- 2. A Selective History of Changing Goals and Authority for Aquatic Ecosystem Management. Water Quality Management. Nonstructural Approaches to Floodplain Management. Federally Owned Lands and Public Incentives for Private Decisions. Change at Century's End. Emerging Role of the States. References -- 3. Planning and Evaluating Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration. Introduction. Restoration Project Planning. Purpose of Evaluation. Selecting Assessment Criteria and Synthesizing Data. Conclusions and Recommendations. References and Recommended Reading -- 4. Lakes. Overview. Introduction--Importance of Lakes. Stresses on Lakes. Lake Restoration and Management. Federal and State Programs for Lake Restoration and Management. Lake Restoration Technology. Integrated Aquatic Systems. Needs in Lake Restoration. Conclusions and Recommendations. References and Recommended Reading -- 5. Rivers and Streams. Overview. Introduction--Importance of Rivers and Streams. Concepts Related to Management and Restoration of Rivers and Streams. The Riverine-Riparian Ecosystem. Stresses on Rivers and Streams. Fluvial Restoration. Conclusions and Recommendations. References and Recommended Reading -- 6. Wetlands. Overview. Loss of Wetlands. Restoration Opportunities. Programs for Wetland Restoration. Status of Wetland Restoration Research and Technology. Constraints on Achieving Restoration Goals. Controversies About the Success of Restoration Projects. Needs. Conclusions and Recommendations. References and Recommended Reading -- 7. Integrated Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration. Introduction. Institutional Barriers to Integrated Aquatic Restoration. Importance of Integrated Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration to Wildlife. Appropriate Scale for Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration. Use of Historical Records in Reconstructing Watersheds. Conclusion. References and Recommended Reading -- 8. A National Restoration Strategy: Basic Elements and Related Recommendations. Introduction. National Restoration Goals. Principles for Priority Setting and Decision Making. Policy and Program Redesign for Federal Agencies. Innovation in Financing and in Use of Land and Water Markets. Summary. References -- Appendix A: Restoration Case Studies. Lakes. Lake Michigan. Can Lake Apopka Be Restored? Rivers. The Atchafalaya Basin. The Upper Mississippi River. The Illinois River-Floodplain Ecosystem. Restoring Attributes of the Willamette River. Citizen Restoration Efforts in the Mattole River Watershed. The Merrimack River. The Blanco River. Kissimmee Riverine-Floodplain System. Wetlands. Bottomland Hardwood Wetland Restoration in the Mississippi Drainage. Prairie Potholes. The Hackensack River Meadowlands -- Appendix B: Glossary -- Appendix C: Biographical Sketches of Committee Members and Professional Staff
Ecological indicators for the nation by National Research Council Staff( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Environmental indicators, such as global temperatures and ozone concentrations, attract the public's attention and often make the headlines. Equally desirable for policy making are indicators of the ecological processes and conditions that yield food, fiber, building materials, and ecological "services" such as water purification, flood protection, and recreation. This important book from the National Research Council identifies national ecological indicators that can support U.S. policy making and can also be adapted to decisions at regional and local levels. Federal, state, local, and private-sector decision makers, as well as environmental scientists and practitioners, will be especially interested in this book."--BOOK JACKET
In situ bioremediation : when does it work?( Book )

7 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hazardous waste site management : water quality issues : report on a colloquium( Book )

7 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sustaining our water resources : Water Science and Technology Board tenth anniversary symposium, November 9, 1992 by National Research Council (U.S.)( Book )

5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Seeing into the earth : noninvasive characterization of the shallow subsurface for environmental and engineering applications by National Research Council (U.S.)( Book )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just below our feet is an environment that supports our infrastructure, yields water, provides for agriculture, and receives our waste. Our capacity to describe, or characterize, this environment is crucial to the solution of many resource, environmental
Identifying future drinking water contaminants : based on the 1998 Workshop on Emerging Drinking Water Contaminants by National Research Council (U.S.)( Book )

7 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We turn on the tap and out comes water. We drink it, we wash with it - and rarely do we think about where it comes from or what's really in it. At the same time, we are now more able than ever to fully detect and identify the various chemicals and microorganisms that inhabit our water. While this unquestioning faith is largely justified, it is important that we carefully focus the resources available to us to monitor and regulate the safety of our water supplies
Hydrologic sciences : taking stock and looking ahead : proceedings of the 1997 Abel Wolman Distinguished Lecture and Symposium on the Hydrologic Sciences by National Research Council Staff( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of the Wolman Lecture and the papers, preceded by a summarizing overview. The volume stresses a number of needs for furtherance of hydrologic science, including development of a coherent body of transferable theory and an intellectual center for the science, communication across multiple geo- and environmental science disciplines, appropriate measurements and observations, and provision of central guidance for the field
Progress toward restoring the Everglades : the first biennial review, 2006 by National Research Council (U.S.)( Book )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Although the progress of environmental restoration projects in the Florida Everglades remains slow overall, there have been improvements in the pace of restoration and in the relationship between the federal and state partners during the last two years. However, the importance of several challenges related to water quantity and quality have become clear, highlighting the difficulty in achieving restoration goals for all ecosystem components in all portions of the Everglades. Progress Toward Restoring the Everglades explores these challenges. The book stresses that rigorous scientific analyses of the tradeoffs between water quality and quantity and between the hydrologic requirements of Everglades features and species are needed to inform future prioritization and funding decisions."--Publisher's description
Prospects for managed underground storage of recoverable water by National Research Council (U.S.)( Book )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growing demands for water in many parts of the nation are fueling the search for new approaches to sustainable water management, including how best to store water. Society has historically relied on dams and reservoirs, but problems such as high evaporation rates and a lack of suitable land for dam construction are driving interest in the prospect of storing water underground. The National Research Council convened a committee to assess past experiences with managed underground water storage systems and to identify research priorities for development of future underground storage projects. The resulting report concludes that managed underground storage should be considered a valuable tool in a water manager's portfolio and recommends ways to address the unique challenges posed by managed underground storage systems through research and regulatory measures. Support for this study was provided by the American Water Works Association Research Foundation, WateReuse Foundation, U.S. Geological Survey, The CALFED Bay-Delta Program and the California Department of Water Resources Conjunctive Water Management Branch, Water Replenishment District of Southern California, City of Phoenix, Inland Empire Utilities Agency, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County, Chino Basin Watermaster, and the President's Committee of the National Academies
Drinking water distribution systems : assessing and reducing risks by National Research Council (U.S.)( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Protecting and maintaining water distributions systems is crucial to ensuring high quality drinking water. Distribution systems -- consisting of pipes, pumps, valves, storage tanks, reservoirs, meters, fittings, and other hydraulic appurtenances -- carry drinking water from a centralized treatment plant or well supplies to consumers' taps. Spanning almost 1 million miles in the United States, distribution systems represent the vast majority of physical infrastructure for water supplies, and thus constitute the primary management challenge from both an operational and public health standpoint. Recent data on waterborne disease outbreaks suggest that distribution systems remain a source of contamination that has yet to be fully addressed. This report evaluates approaches for risk characterization and recent data, and it identifies a variety of strategies that could be considered to reduce the risks posed by water-quality deteriorating events in distribution systems. Particular attention is given to backflow events via cross connections, the potential for contamination of the distribution system during construction and repair activities, maintenance of storage facilities, and the role of premise plumbing in public health risk. The report also identifies advances in detection, monitoring and modeling, analytical methods, and research and development opportunities that will enable the water supply industry to further reduce risks associated with drinking water distribution systems
A Review of the Florida Keys carrying capacity study( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Water implications of biofuels production in the United States by National Research Council (U.S.)( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National interests in greater energy independence, concurrent with favorable market forces, have driven increased production of corn-based ethanol in the United States and research into the next generation of biofuels. The trend is changing the national agricultural landscape and has raised concerns about potential impacts on the nation's water resources. To help illuminate these issues, the National Research Council held a colloquium on July 12, 2007 in Washington, DC. This report, based in part on discussions at the colloquium, concludes that if projected future increases in use of corn for ethanol production do occur, the increase in harm to water quality could be considerable from the increases in fertilizer use, pesticide use, and soil erosion associated with growing crops such as corn. Water supply problems could also develop, both from the water needed to grow biofuels crops and water used at ethanol processing plants, especially in regions where water supplies are already overdrawn. The production of "cellulosic ethanol," derived from fibrous material such as wheat straw, native grasses, and forest trimmings is expected to have less water quality impact but cannot yet be produced on a commerical scale. To move toward a goal of reducing water impacts of biofuels, a policy bridge will likely be needed to encourage growth of new technologies, best agricultural practies, and the development of traditional and cellulosic crops that require less water and fertilizer and are optimized for fuel production
Drought management and its impact on public water systems : report on a colloquium sponsored by the Water Science and Technology Board, September 5, 1985 by Colloquium on Drought Management and its Impact on Public Water Systems( Book )

6 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Review of the waters network science plan by National Research Council (U.S.)( Book )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One of the most critical issues facing the United States today is the proper management of our water resources. Water availability and quality are changing due to increasing population, urbanization, and land use and climate change, and shortages in water supply have been increasing in frequency in many parts of the country. The National Science Foundation (NSF) has entertained the Water and Environmental Research Systems (WATERS) Network as one possible initiative whereby NSF could provide the advances in the basic science needed to respond effectively to the challenge of managing water resources. The WATERS Network, a joint initiative of the Engineering, the Geosciences, and the Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences directorates at NSF, is envisioned as an integrated national network of observatories and experimental facilities supporting research, outreach, and education on large-scale, water-related environmental problems. The proposed observatories would provide researchers with access to linked sensing networks, data repositories, and computational tools connected through high-performance computing and telecommunications networks. This book, the final of a series about the WATERS project, provides a more detailed review of the Science Plan and provides advice on collaborating with other federal agencies."--Publisher's description
Hydrologic science priorities for the U.S. Global Change Research Program : an initial assessment( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clean coastal waters : understanding and reducing the effects of nutrient pollution by National Research Council (U.S.)( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Managing the Columbia River : instream flows, water withdrawals, and salmon survival by Committee on Water Resources Management( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flows of the Columbia River, although modified substantially during the twentieth century, still vary considerably between seasons and between years. Lowest flows tend to occur during summer months when demand for irrigation water is at its highest and wh
Review of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Restructured Upper Mississippi River-Illinois Waterway feasibility study : second report by National Research Council (U.S.)( )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analytical methods and approaches for water resources project planning by Panel on Methods and Techniques of Project Analysis( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Restoration of aquatic ecosystems : science, technology, and public policy
Alternative Names

controlled identityNational Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (U.S.). Water Science and Technology Board

Commission on engineering and technical systems

Commission on engineering and technical systems Etats-Unis Water science and technology board

Commission on geosciences, environment, and resources

Commission on geosciences, environment, and resources Etats-Unis Water science and technology board

National Research Council Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems Water Science and Technology Board

National Research Council Commission on Geosciences, Environment, and Resources Water Science and Technology Board

National Research Council Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Resources Water Science and Technology Board

National Research Council Division on Earth and Life Studies Water Science and Technology Board

National Research Council (U.S.). Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems. Water Science and Technology Board

National Research Council (U.S.). Commission on Geosciences, Environment, and Resources. Water Science and Technology Board

National Research Council (U.S.). Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Resources. Water Science and Technology Board

National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Inland Aquatic Ecosystems. Water Science and Technology Board

National Research Council (U.S.). Division on Earth and Life Studies. Water Science and Technology Board

National Research Council (U.S.) Water Science and Technology Board

National Research Council Water Science and Technology Board

National Research Council's Water Science and Technology Board.

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Water Science and Technology Board of the National Research Council.

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Ecological indicators for the nationIn situ bioremediation : when does it work?Hazardous waste site management : water quality issues : report on a colloquiumSeeing into the earth : noninvasive characterization of the shallow subsurface for environmental and engineering applicationsIdentifying future drinking water contaminants : based on the 1998 Workshop on Emerging Drinking Water ContaminantsHydrologic sciences : taking stock and looking ahead : proceedings of the 1997 Abel Wolman Distinguished Lecture and Symposium on the Hydrologic SciencesProgress toward restoring the Everglades : the first biennial review, 2006Prospects for managed underground storage of recoverable water