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Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews:
Water
Volume 4 Issue 1 (January/February 2017)
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Developing a coherent narrative for conserving freshwater and wetland habitats: experiences in the UK
Published Online: Nov 07 2016
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1189
A natural mire‐stream transition in Ashdown Forest, southern England, showing the range of small‐scale habitats generated by unmodified hydrological pathways.
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Reimagining watershed restoration: a call for new investment and support structures for greater resiliency and long‐term impact
Published Online: Sep 04 2016
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1174
Over the past 13 years, the Bonneville Environmental Foundation has partnered with a diverse array of community‐based watershed restoration initiatives across the Pacific Northwest (USA), creating a unique opportunity to test and learn from alternative approaches to support landscape scale restoration.
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Overviews

Effective restoration of aquatic ecosystems: scaling the barriers
Published Online: Nov 02 2016
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1190
Restoration actions are set in a socio‐economic context with the ultimate aim of increasing ecosystem resilience. Therefore, effective restoration is dependent on the interplay between socio‐economic drivers, restoration actions, and ecosystem resilience.
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Water systems understandings: a framework for designing instruction and considering what learners know about water
Published Online: Sep 09 2016
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1178
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Advanced Reviews

Mechanisms leading to potential impacts of shale gas development on groundwater quality
Published Online: Nov 02 2016
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1188
Potential groundwater contamination mechanisms related to shale gas production include (1) leaks through oil and gas (O&G) wells, (2) surface pills, and migration along preferential paths that can be (3a) natural (permeable faults or fractures) or (3b) related to old O&G wells.
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Effects of non‐rainfall water inputs on ecosystem functions
Published Online: Oct 06 2016
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1179
The reported non‐rainfall water use by a range of organisms (the sizes of organisms are not to scale).
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Alloyed waterscapes: mining and water at the nexus of corporate social responsibility, resource nationalism, and small‐scale mining
Published Online: Sep 28 2016
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1175
Conceptualizing the relationship between water and mining across multiple scales at the present conjuncture.
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The role of stable isotopes in understanding rainfall interception processes: a review
Published Online: Sep 20 2016
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1187
Canopy interception results in evaporation and heterogeneous water inputs to the soil; the variability in water isotopes in throughfall and stemflow can improve understanding of within‐canopy processes.
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Consultation is not consent: hydraulic fracturing and water governance on Indigenous lands in Canada
Published Online: Sep 16 2016
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1180
Hydraulic fracturing's demands on water, and the impact on such activities in Indigenous territories across Canada, has highlighted the need to transform water governance locally and beyond our borders. Such a transformation would include respect for Indigenous knowledge systems, a cumulative effects framework, and a paradigm shift in colonially entrenched decision‐making.
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Integrated modeling in urban hydrology: reviewing the role of monitoring technology in overcoming the issue of ‘big data’ requirements
Published Online: Sep 16 2016
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1177
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