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Social implications of severe sustained drought case studies in California and Colorado

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Sean P Keenan, Richard S Krannich, Donald L Hardesty, and Michael S Walker, Social implications of severe sustained drought case studies in California and Colorado: .

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Survey data collected in the San Joaquin Valley of southern California and the Grand Valley of western Colorado reveal that residents of both areas believe that a severe sustained drought is likely to occur within the next 20–25 years and that their communities would be seriously impacted by such an event. Although a severe sustained drought affecting the Colorado River Basin would cause major economic and social disruptions in these and other communities, residents express little support for water management alternatives that would require significant shifts in economic development activities or in water use and allocation patterns. In particular, residents of these areas express little support for strategies such as construction [...]

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From Source - Mendeley RIS export <br> On - Tue May 10 11:34:56 CDT 2011

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