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Title Comparing futures for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta / Jay R. Lund [and others].
Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, 2010.

Series Freshwater ecology series ; v. 3
Stephen Bechtel Fund imprint in ecology and the environment
Freshwater ecology series ; v. 3.
Stephen Bechtel Fund imprint in ecology and the environment.
Subject Water quality management -- California -- Delta Region.
Estuarine ecology -- California -- Delta Region.
Water-supply -- California -- Delta Region -- Forecasting.
Water diversion -- Environmental aspects -- California -- Delta Region -- Forecasting.
Delta Region (Calif.) -- Environmental conditions.
Water-supply -- California -- Delta Region -- Management.
Environmental management -- California -- Delta Region.
Alt Name Lund, Jay R.
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 229 pages) : color illustrations, color maps
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Summary Through in-depth economic and ecological analysis, the authors find that employing a peripheral canal at the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta as part of a larger habitat and water management plan appears to be the best strategy to maintain a high-quality water supply while improving conditions for native fish and wildlife.
Contents Machine generated contents note: Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and Delta Islands Maps -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Legacies of Delta History -- 3. Managing the Inevitable -- 4. Delta Water Exports and Strategies -- 5. Hydrodynamics and the Salinity of Delta Waters -- 6. What a Changing Delta Means for the Ecosystem and Its fish -- 7. Economics of Changing Water Supply and Quality -- 8. Policy and Regulatory Challenges -- 9. Decision Analysis for Delta Exports -- 10. Charting the Future for a Changing Delta -- Appendix. Estimation of Probabilities, Costs, and Reductions for Delta Outcomes and Strategies.
ISBN 9780520945371 (electronic bk.)
0520945379 (electronic bk.)
9780520261976 (cloth ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 593239866
Additional Format Print version: Comparing futures for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. Berkeley : University of California Press, 2010 9780520261976 (DLC) 2009042977 (OCoLC)463454108

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