Journal article

Research Priorities to Improve Future Environmental Water Outcomes

Avril C Horne, J Angus Webb, Erin O'Donnell, Angela H Arthington, Michael McClain, Nicholas Bond, Mike Acreman, Barry Hart, Michael J Stewardson, Brian Richter, N LeRoy Poff

FRONTIERS IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE | FRONTIERS MEDIA SA | Published : 2017

Abstract

Significant progress in environmental flow management has occurred in recent years due to several factors. These include governments committing to environmental flow programs, significant progress in scientific understanding, and environmental flow assessment methods that are cognizant of stakeholder participation and co-design. However, there remain key challenges facing environmental water management. In this paper, we report on a horizon scanning exercise that identified the questions, which, if answered, would deliver much needed progress in the field of environmental water management. We distributed an online survey to ask researchers and practitioners in the field of environmental wate..

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