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Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews:
Water
Volume 4 Issue 3 (May 2017)
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Cover Image, Volume 4, Issue 3
Published Online: Apr 11 2017
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1221
The cover image, by Terje Oestigaard, is based on Overview Holy water: the works of water in defining and understanding holiness, DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1205.
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Opinions

Some thoughts on the monitoring and preservation of waterlogged archeological sites in eastern England
Published Online: Feb 06 2017
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1204
This paper reviews the positives and negatives of five hydrological monitoring projects used on archaeological sites in the waterlogged landscapes of fenland East Anglia and east Yorkshire in England. The importance of understanding the landscape context is paramount, as is retrieving an appropriate dataset over a sufficiently lengthy period of time to obtain reliable results and predictability. This is crucial to get right as wetland archaeological records are an irreplaceable resource.
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The impacts of bottled water: an analysis of bottled water markets and their interactions with tap water provision
Published Online: Jan 30 2017
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1203
Bottles are not sustainable devices for delivering drinking water on a large scale.
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Primers

Natural flood management
Published Online: Apr 11 2017
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1211
A conceptual model showing how flood wave attenuation depends on both the scale of intervention upstream (e.g., the percentage of the basin where flow is slowed) and the scale over which impact is sought (from close to the intervention, i.e., upstream, through too far from the intervention, i.e., downstream).
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Waterscape: a perspective for understanding the contested geography of water
Published Online: Mar 16 2017
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1210
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Overviews

The ‘dirty dozen’ of freshwater science: detecting then reconciling hydrological data biases and errors
Published Online: Mar 24 2017
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1209
Metadata for site changes is one way of explaining anomalous behavior within the information flows needed for high‐quality water management.
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Disappearing giants: a review of threats to freshwater megafauna
Published Online: Feb 21 2017
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1208
Freshwater megafauna are facing a wide range of threats that could lead to the decline of populations, reduction of genetic variability, and species extinction.
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Holy water: the works of water in defining and understanding holiness
Published Online: Feb 06 2017
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1205
Holy water works. The Ethiopian Orthodox Church's Timkat‐festival, 19 January 2010, Bahir Dar. Photo: Terje Oestigaard.
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Advanced Reviews

Progress in household water insecurity metrics: a cross‐disciplinary approach
Published Online: Apr 11 2017
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1214
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Life in turbulent flows: interactions between hydrodynamics and aquatic organisms in rivers
Published Online: Apr 11 2017
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1213
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Pan evaporation paradox and evaporative demand from the past to the future over China: a review
Published Online: Mar 07 2017
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1207
Evaporation pans used worldwide; (a) the D20 and (b) E601B pans used in China and (c) the Class A pan used in Australia (with bird guard) and United States (without bird guard), etc.(d) The pan evaporation paradox and its implication in global water cycle and (e) the evaporative demand from the past to the future over China, the blue ‘−’ means negative change and attribution while red ‘+’ means positive effect.
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From curiosity to commodity: a review of the evolution of sachet drinking water in West Africa
Published Online: Feb 17 2017
DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1206
A typical 500‐mL sachet of drinking water sold in Accra, Ghana.
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