Estimating water use in the United States : a new paradigm for the national water-use information program / Committee on USGS Water Resources Research Water Science and Technology Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council.

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Corporate Authors: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on U.S. Geological Survey Water Resources Research., National Research Council (U.S.). Water Science and Technology Board., National Research Council (U.S.). Division on Earth and Life Studies.
Format: Electronic
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, ©2002.
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Table of Contents:
  • Front Matter
  • Preface
  • Contents
  • Executive Summary
  • 1 Introduction
  • 2 The National Water-Use Information Program: Past and Present
  • 3 Water Use Data and Their Application
  • 4 Overview of Water Use Estimation
  • 5 Stratified Random Sampling to Estimate Water Use
  • 6 Regression Models of Water Use
  • 7 A Vision for the NWUIP
  • 8 Integrative Water Use Science
  • 9 Conclusions and Recommendations
  • References
  • Acronyms and Abbreviations
  • Appendix B Biographical Sketches of Committee Members