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


(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 | Climate change | Basins | Water-based recreation | Water supply | Urban areas | Rivers and streams | United States | Massachusetts | Boston

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