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Willingness-to-Pay for Water Quality Improvements in the Androscoggin River: Enhancing Geospatial Validity in Benefit Transfers
Geospatial variables have been omitted from most meta-regression models evaluating water quality improvements, undermining the validity of these studies’ estimations of willingness-to-pay (WTP). This paper takes a recent ...
Influences of Windthrow in Forested Stream Buffers
Forestry operations have long been understood to contribute to non-point source pollution. With the implementation of federal regulations to thwart such pollution and protect water quality, North Carolina adopted rules called ...
Investigation of Poor Stream Function in the Fishing Creek Watershed
Water quality in Coon, Jordan, and Fishing Creeks of Granville County, NC was assessed using geospatial modeling, toxicity testing, community surveys and interviews, and risk assessment. Field data combined with existing ...
ChangeALife Uganda: Migyera Community Water Project
In many parts of the developing world, poor water quality and water scarcity affect human health and their economic and social well-being. Although much progress has been made towards increasing access to improved water ...
West Virginia Community Awareness and Opinion of Water and Hydraulic Fracturing
The need for cleaner energy sources has driven a boom in oil and gas extraction via hydraulic fracturing. However, significant environmental issues that have been raised in response to this rapid expansion of fracking. Most ...