JAWRA Journal of the American Water Resources Association

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Edited By: Parker J. Wigington, Jr.

Impact Factor: 2.074

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 19/46 (Engineering Environmental); 19/81 (Water Resources); 60/174 (Geosciences Multidisciplinary)

Online ISSN: 1752-1688

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  • Wide circulation: More than 6,000 institutions and 1,600 members of AWRA worldwide will have access to your article
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50th Anniversary

AWRA 50th Anniversary

The American Water Resources Association is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year. Read more about this celebratory milestone and learn about forthcoming events surrounding the anniversary here

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WEBINAR RiverAlso be sure to read the free JAWRA article on which the webinar is based:

Compensatory Mitigation for Streams Under the Clean Water Act: Reassessing Science and Redirecting Policy
Martin W. Doyle and F. Douglas Shields

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SPARROW Nutrient

JAWRA had more OnlineOpen articles than any other Wiley-Blackwell journal in 2011. Read the sample OnlineOpen article below.

Factors Affecting Stream Nutrient Loads: A Synthesis of Regional SPARROW Model Results for the Continental United States
Stephen D. Preston, Richard B. Alexander, Gregory E. Schwarz, Charles G. Crawford

This overview article puts together the knowledge of the regional nutrient models. A key question in developing a SPARROW model or any other water-quality model over large watershed scales is whether the governing material transport equations should differ spatially in their functional forms and/or coefficient values to account for the effects of heterogeneity and scale. The results confirm...

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