Guidelines for Water-Resource Planning under Cliamte Change

by Myron B. Fiering, Harvard Univ, Cambridge, United States,
Peter P. Rogers, Harvard Univ, Cambridge, United States,
Eugene Z. Stakhiv, Harvard Univ, Cambridge, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Water Resources Planning and Management and Urban Water Resources


This study combines the use of several standard tools of hydrology (synthetic hydrology, flood risk analysis, reservoir simulation) with newer considerations of increased demand for water supply and the prospects of global warming, and derives explicit measures of alternative policies for controlling floods and meeting the community's water-supply needs.

Subject Headings: Water resources | Risk management | Water demand | Water policy | Hydrology | Meteorology | Reservoirs | Global warming

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