Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
GIS is an integrating technology, multidisciplinary by nature.
Thus, AWRA members were early adopters GIS. AWRA specialty conferences
on GIS, starting in 1993, have presented increasingly sophisticated,
state-of-the-art applications of GIS to water resources. Peer-reviewed
papers on GIS are regularly found in JAWRA, and Impact has published
issues on GIS.
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AWRA has produced a wide array of Impact articles and JAWRA papers
which touch on the history, the basic philosophies, and tenets of
adaptive management in water-resource management. A specialty conference
in 2006 and another scheduled for 2009 address some of the tough
issues associated with implementing adaptive management programs
and some new and exciting applications of adaptive management in
View AWRA's Adaptive Management
The first National Water Resources Policy Dialogue, held September
17-18, 2002 in Washington, DC raised a clear message to develop
a National water vision and to deal with water issue on a holistic
basis. Since the first Dialogue, AWRA has held two more Dialogues
in this continuing series.
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