Values and Choices in the Development of the Colorado River Basin
Dean F. Peterson, A. Berry Crawford
University of Arizona Press, 1978 - Technology & Engineering - 337 pages
Twenty-two contributing scientists, intensive coverage includes "Historical Perspectives"--physical setting, water development, politics of water allocation, economic development in the Basin, policy goals and values, and "Future Directions"--water quality problems, energy resources development, conservation and preservation of aesthetic values, agriculture and grazing, community development, recreation, Indian lands and culture, international problems, carrying capacity and environmental indices, formulation of management policy.
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