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Water and arid lands of the western United States

Author: Mohamed T El-Ashry; Diana C Gibbons
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] : New York : Cambridge University Press, 1988.
Series: World Resources Institute book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Water and the Arid Lands of the Western United States the authors explore the nature of water demands in the agricultural and municipal sectors and set forth prescriptions for the west to move  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mohamed T El-Ashry; Diana C Gibbons
ISBN: 0521350409 9780521350402 9780511666902 051166690X
OCLC Number: 17548933
Notes: "A World Resources Institute book."
Description: xii, 415 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The West in profile / M.T. El-Ashry and D.C. Gibbons --
The Great American Desert transformed: aridity, exploitation and imperialism in the making of the modern American West / N. Hundley --
The Central Valley of California / C.V. Moore and R.E. Howitt --
Land and water management issues: Texas High Plains / R.D. Lacewell and J.G. Lee --
Water resources of the Upper Colorado River Basin: problems and policy alternatives / C.W. Howe and W.A. Ahrens.
Series Title: World Resources Institute book.
Responsibility: edited by Mohamed T. El-Ashry and Diana C. Gibbons.
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