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Cover Image, Volume 6, Issue 2
Published Online: Feb 16 2019
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1341
The cover image is based on the Advanced Review Commercial microwave link networks for rainfall observation: Assessment of the current status and future challenges, by Christian Chwala and Harald Kunstmann, https://doi.org/10.1002/wat2.1337
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Forensic analysis of flash flood response
Published Online: Feb 07 2019
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1338
A flash flood and its forensic analysis.
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Overviews

20,000 years of societal vulnerability and adaptation to climate change in southwest Asia
Published Online: Feb 10 2019
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1330
We discuss the impact of a changing regional hydroscape (pictured) on the proxy archives and people of southwest Asia over the last 20,000 years.
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Contingent valuation and rural potable water systems: A critical look at the past and future
Published Online: Dec 12 2018
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1333
High‐quality contingent valuation studies can estimate the value communities place on potable water resources.
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Advanced Reviews

Sociopolitical organization, landscape change, and hydraulic engineering in the Teotihuacan Valley, Mexico: 1250 B.C.–A.D. 1810
Published Online: Jan 29 2019
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1335
Humans and the landscape interacting over the course of 3,500 years have led to the rise and fall of major civilizations in the Teotihuacan Valley. The changing times have brought with them varying landscapes and different peoples and practices–independent, yet inexorably linked with each other.
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Defining “water resilience”: Debates, concepts, approaches, and gaps
Published Online: Dec 27 2018
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1334
The Upper Streenbras dam in Cape Town back in 2016, one year into the three year drought that led to the acute water shortages in Cape Town.
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Physical and biological controls on fine sediment transport and storage in rivers
Published Online: Dec 25 2018
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1331
Controls on the delivery, transport and storage of fine sediment, and the resulting ecological responses in river networks. From the sediment sources in the landscape to the ecological impact in the river, the transport of particles and the responses of biota are subject to potential lags and delays as sediment is temporarily stored and time is taken for local populations to reach critical life‐stages where fine sediment limits survival.
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Focus Article

Diversity in ancient Maya water management strategies and landscapes at Caracol, Belize, and Tikal, Guatemala
Published Online: Dec 06 2018
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1332
Caracol, Belize, and Tikal, Guatemala, are two of the largest and best documented ancient cities in the Southern Maya lowlands. Each occupies a distinct agro‐urban landscape, shown through geographic information system analysis, and has a unique urban morphology of built environmental features for management of potable and agricultural water resources.
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