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Desert Flows Methodology Guidebook

Product of Desert LCC Environmental Flows Database


2017-08-24 23:38:15
Last Update
2017-09-29 11:58:33
End Date
2017-05-31 05:00:00


LCC Network Data Steward(Point of Contact), Desert Landscape Conservation Cooperative(administrator), Abe Springer(Author), Elia Tapia(Author), Grant Weinkam(Author), Susanna Eden(Author), University of Arizona - Water Resources Research Center(Cooperator/Partner), 2017-08-24(creation), 2017-09-29(lastUpdate), Desert Flows Methodology Guidebook,


Successful implementation of environmental flow projects depends on land and water managers having clear objectives and access to reliable data. This guidebook provides information on a variety of methods that can be utilized under different fiscal or temporal constraints to determine and implement appropriate environmental flow targets. Based on evidence from cases focused in the Southwestern United States and Northern Mexico, steps are suggested to help ensure maintenance of flows under uncertain future natural and socioeconomic conditions. The importance of education and engagement to increase acceptance of environmental flows based projects and gain key player and community buy in is described. Limitations on using some data resources [...]


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