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Water Resources

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  • Before

    Emphasis was placed on near shore waters, coastal wetlands, land by the lakes, the impact of changing land use, and information availability and management. For each conference an integration paper was prepared for participants, bringing all the topics together. Also for both conferences indicators were chosen and, based on expert opinions, subjective assessments were provided as to conditions in terms of good, fair, poor, etc.

  • After

    We emphasized:

    • near shore waters,
    • coastal wetlands,
    • land by the lakes,
    • the impact of changing land use, and
    • information availability and management.

    For each conference, we prepared an integration paper for participants, bringing all the topics together. Also for both conferences we chose indicators and, based on expert opinions, provided subjective assessments about conditions, rating them good, fair, poor, etc.