Beyond Metrics? The Role of Hydrologic Baseline Archetypes in Environmental Water Management

@article{Lane2018BeyondMT,
  title={Beyond Metrics? The Role of Hydrologic Baseline Archetypes in Environmental Water Management},
  author={Belize A. Lane and Samuel Sandoval‐Solis and Eric D. Stein and Sarah M. Yarnell and Gregory B. Pasternack and Helen E. Dahlke},
  journal={Environmental Management},
  year={2018},
  volume={62},
  pages={678-693}
}
Balancing ecological and human water needs often requires characterizing key aspects of the natural flow regime and then predicting ecological response to flow alterations. Flow metrics are generally relied upon to characterize long-term average statistical properties of the natural flow regime (hydrologic baseline conditions). However, some key aspects of hydrologic baseline conditions may be better understood through more complete consideration of continuous patterns of daily, seasonal, and… 

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