(Sackler NAS Colloquium) The Role of Science in Solving the Earth Emerging Water Problems
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Earth is about 70% water, the human body is about 53% water, plants use water's unique properties to transport food, and aquatic organisms can survive during the winter due to water's thermal properties. However, as life continues to evolve on Earth, new problems with water emerge. The Sackler NAS Colloquium The Role of Science in Solving the Earth Emerging Water Problems provides a look into these problems ranging from water's agricultural use and importance in society to its scarcity and use in technology.

(Sackler NAS Colloquium) The Role of Science in Solving the Earth Emerging Water Problems includes the colloquium, held October 8-14, 2004, program and abstracts of its presentations and posters. Also available in this book is the participant roster.

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  • Earth Sciences — Water and Hydrology
  • Environment and Environmental Studies — Water Quality

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37 pages | 8 1/2 x 11
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Front Matter i-iv
Program 1-4
Presentation Abstracts 5-16
Poster Session 17-18
Poster Abstracts 19-26
Participant Roster 27-33
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National Academy of Sciences. (Sackler NAS Colloquium) The Role of Science in Solving the Earth Emerging Water Problems. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2005.

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