2 edition of Water resources, taken from Congress and the Nation"s environment found in the catalog.
Water resources, taken from Congress and the Nation"s environment
Library of Congress. Environmental Policy Division.
by Reproduced by the Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service in [Washington
Written in English
|Statement||prepared by the Environmental Policy Division, Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress, at the request of Henry M. Jackson, chairman, Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, United States Senate.|
|Contributions||Library of Congress. Environmental Policy Division., United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.|
|LC Classifications||KF5555.5 .E54|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||p. 387-423 ;|
|Number of Pages||423|
|LC Control Number||77371461|
Advisers to the Nation on Science, Engineering, and Medicine. The National Academy of Sciences is a private, nonprofit, self-perpetuating society of distinguished scholars engaged in scientific and engineering research, dedicated to the furtherance of science and technology and to their use for the general welfare. Upon the authority of the charter granted to it by the Congress in , the. Water is one of the most vital natural resources on the planet—and yet, its distribution is also one of the most imbalanced. Some regions face growing water scarcity while others are plagued by recurring floods. Water’s dynamic nature means that shifts in climate and human activity can cause water security to change by the year, though extreme events can cause changes by the hour.
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