Water Resources Abstracts

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This database provides summaries of the world's technical and scientific literature on water-related topics covering the characteristics, conservation, control, pollution, treatment, use and management of water resources. Abstracts are drawn from journals, books, conference proceedings and technical reports in the physical and life sciences, as well as from engineering, legal and government publications.


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Dates covered

1967 - current.

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Journal articles, conference proceedings, technical reports and government publications.

Type of coverage

Abstracts and full bibliographic citations.

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related resources

Formerly known as Selected Water Resources Abstracts until 1994.

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