The Impact of Forest Thinning on the Reliability of Water Supply in Central Arizona

@inproceedings{Simonit2015TheIO,
  title={The Impact of Forest Thinning on the Reliability of Water Supply in Central Arizona},
  author={Silvio Simonit and John Patrick Connors and James Yoo and Ann P. Kinzig and Charles Perrings},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
Economic growth in Central Arizona, as in other semiarid systems characterized by low and variable rainfall, has historically depended on the effectiveness of strategies to manage water supply risks. Traditionally, the management of supply risks includes three elements: hard infrastructures, landscape management within the watershed, and a supporting set of institutions of which water markets are frequently the most important. In this paper we model the interactions between these elements. A… CONTINUE READING