Impacts of Global Climate Change upon a Regional Aquifer System in the Northeastern United States

by Paul H. Kirshen,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: WRPMD'99: Preparing for the 21st Century

Abstract:

(No paper) The Charles River Basin is a major water resource in eastern Massachusetts. It used for a variety of purposes including water supply, industrial cooling, waste disposal, flood control, wetland preservation, and recreation. The upper parts of the basin are rural/suburban in land use while the lower part is urban, being dominated by the cities of Boston and Cambridge.



Subject Headings: Water resources | Basins | Climate change | Economic factors | Rivers and streams | Water supply | Water-based recreation | Urban areas | United States | Massachusetts | Boston

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