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Hydrologic and human aspects of the 1976-77 drought

Hydrologic and human aspects of the 1976-77 drought

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Droughts - U.S.

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    The Physical Object
    Pagination84 p.
    Number of Pages84
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22014625M

    - The final section of the book draws together the first two parts to discuss the management of freshwater with respect to both water quality and quantity in a changing world. Fundamentals of Hydrology is a lively and accessible introduction to the study of hydrology at university level. It gives undergraduates a thorough understanding of. National Study of Water Management During Drought Reports This report is part of a series of reports which are being published during the study. Reports on three studies conducted.


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Hydrologic and human aspects of the drought. Washington: U.S. Govt. Print. Off., (OCoLC) Online version: Matthai, Howard Frederick, Hydrologic and human aspects of the drought (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors.

Hydrologic and human aspects of the drought (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Howard Frederick Matthai; Geological Survey (U.S.). Emergency authorities to mitigate the impacts of the drought [microform]: hearings before the Subcommittee on Water and Power Resources, of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress, first session, on H.R.

H.R. and S. Hydrologic and human aspects of the –77 drought. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paperp. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paperp. Cited by: The s drought contributed to the creation of the State Water Project. – had been the driest year in state history to date.

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