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Enhancing Social-Ecological Resilience in the Colorado River Basin

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dc.contributor.author Eidem, Nathan T.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-17T18:08:48Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-17T18:08:48Z
dc.date.issued 2012 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10535/8462
dc.description.abstract "This research presents the Colorado River basin as a social-ecological system. Utilizing event data on cooperative and conflictive interactions over fresh water, the system is decomposed to look for evidence of outcomes of resilience enhancement. The Animas-La Plata Project in the upper San Juan basin is presented as a case study, and qualitative methods are used to analyze interactions that led to its construction in order to assess social-ecological outcomes. In the upper San Juan basin, cooperative interactions over fresh water outnumbered conflictive ones. Interactions over water rights and infrastructure were most common, and the most cooperative interactions focused on these issue types. Many of these interactions focused on the Animas-La Plata Project compromise, which ultimately enhances social-ecological resilience in the Colorado River basin." en_US
dc.language English en_US
dc.subject resilience en_US
dc.subject water resources en_US
dc.subject conflict en_US
dc.subject cooperation en_US
dc.title Enhancing Social-Ecological Resilience in the Colorado River Basin en_US
dc.type Thesis or Dissertation en_US
dc.type.published unpublished en_US
dc.type.methodology Case Study en_US
dc.publisher.workingpaperseries Oregon State University en_US
dc.type.thesistype Ph.D Dissertation en_US
dc.coverage.region North America en_US
dc.coverage.country United States en_US
dc.subject.sector Social Organization en_US
dc.subject.sector Water Resource & Irrigation en_US


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