The cost of addressing saline lake level decline and the potential for water conservation markets.

@article{Edwards2019TheCO,
  title={The cost of addressing saline lake level decline and the potential for water conservation markets.},
  author={E. Edwards and S. Null},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
  year={2019},
  volume={651 Pt 1},
  pages={
          435-442
        }
}
  • E. Edwards, S. Null
  • Published 2019
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • The Science of the total environment
  • The world's saline lakes are shrinking and human water diversions are a significant contributor. While there is increased interest in protecting the ecosystem services provided by these lakes, the cost of protecting water levels has not been estimated. To explore this question we consider the case of Great Salt Lake (Utah, USA) where human diversions from three rivers have caused the lake level to decline during the last century. Recent work has suggested the restoration of inflows is necessary… CONTINUE READING
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