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Title Managing the Columbia River : instream flows, water withdrawals, and salmon survival / Committee on Water Resources Management, Instream Flows, and Salmon Survival in the Columbia River Basin, Water Science and Technology Board, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council
Published Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 246 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Columbia River Salmon 15 -- Study Background, Process, and Organization 23 -- 2 Development and Changes in the Columbia River Basin 27 -- Settlement and Development of the Columbia Basin 28 -- Federal Columbia River Hydropower System 36 -- 3 Hydrology and Water Management 42 -- Columbia River Flows 46 -- Water Withdrawals 52 -- Return Flows and Water Quality 60 -- Water Temperature 63 -- Climate Variability and Change 65 -- 4 Environmental Influences on Salmon 71 -- Columbia River Salmon 72 -- Status of Salmon and Steelhead Stocks 76 -- Research, Modelling, and Alternative Hypotheses 83 -- Water Temperature and Flow Management 96 -- 5 Water Laws and Institutions 107 -- International Obligations 108 -- Interstate Compacts 111 -- Interstate Apportionment 114 -- Native American Water and Fisheries Rights 116 -- Federal Rights and Obligations 129 -- State Laws and Institutions 133 -- 6 Better Management of Existing Water Supplies 146 -- The Economic Value of Water 146 -- Water Markets and Water Banks 158 -- 7 Water Resources Management, Risks, and Uncertainties 175 -- Risk and Water Management 175 -- Columbia River Management Decisions 182 -- The Management Scenarios 188 -- A Columbia River Initiative Draft Management Scenarios, July 7, 2003 223 -- B Resources Group 229 -- C Calculations on Annual Discharges of Water From the Columbia Basin Project 230 -- D Climate Change and Hydrologic Impacts 235 -- F National Research Council Board Membership and Staff 244
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-220)
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
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Subject Fishes -- Conservation -- Columbia River.
Pacific salmon -- Columbia River.
Water resources development -- Columbia River Watershed.
Water withdrawals -- Columbia River Watershed.
Form Electronic book
Author National Research Council (U.S.). Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology.
National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Water Resources Management, Instream Flows, and Salmon Survival in the Columbia River Basin.
National Research Council (U.S.). Division on Earth and Life Studies.
National Research Council (U.S.). Water Science and Technology Board.
ISBN 0309530377 (electronic bk.)
9780309530378 (electronic bk.)