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JAWRA HIGHLIGHTS – OCTOBER 2015

HIGHLIGHTS – JAWRA OCTOBER 2015

Editorial: Wigington discusses large-scale water resource issues addressed by recent JAWRA journal articles.

Technical Papers:

Perrone et al. present a comprehensive literature review of national and regional United States water-use estimates and projections.

Keum and Kaluarachchi conduct uncertainty analysis using the SPARROW model to estimate dissolved-solids transport in the Upper Colorado River basin.

Lam et al. present a cost-effective laser scanning method for stream channel geometry and roughness.

Kharel and Kirilenko use SWAT to evaluate the influence of climate change on long-term flood risks of Devils Lake in North Dakota.

Moorhead et al. assess the accuracy NOAA gridded daily reference evapotranspiration data for the Texas High Plains.

Sangwan and Merwade develop a fast, economical approach to floodplain mapping using soil information.

King et al. develop an improved weather generator algorithm for multisite simulation of precipitation and temperature.

Johnson et al. use SWAT to model the sensitivity of streamflow and water quality to climate change and urban development in large U.S. watersheds.

Vineyard et al. compare green and gray infrastructure using life cycle cost and environment impact for a rain garden case study in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Stets et al. use long-term water quality monitoring data to discern regional and temporal nitrate trends across the U.S.

Jessup and Pappani develop an assessment approach for Idaho streams that combines biological and habitat indices.

Reiter et al. examine a long-term data set from forested watersheds in the Pacific Northwest to evaluate the combined effects of hydro-climatic patterns and forest management on stream temperature.

Evans et al. review literature dealing with the hydrologic effects of surface coal mining in the Appalachian Mountains.

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