Texas Water Atlas
Rainfall, hurricanes, rivers, reservoirs, springs, lakes, aquifers, wetlands, floodplains, water parks, irrigation, wellsthe list of water-related topics in Texas is long and critical to the state s economic and political future. Texas Water Atlas provides the first comprehensive reference for water-related topics in Texas.
Geographers Lawrence E. Estaville and Richard A. Earl have compiled a host of data to visually convey vital information on Texas climate, surface and groundwater, water uses and hazards, water quantity and quality, recreation, future supply projections, and the environmental management of its water resources. In addition to more than 150 color maps, the book includes brief introductions to each chapter and a Texas water timeline that traces the state s water events since European settlement.
An excellent resource for teachers, students, and policy makers, the atlas promises also to be an invaluable tool for conservation professionals and the general public."
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