This report contains information on the 38 new projects funded by the U.S. Geological Survey's Water Resources Research Grant Program in fiscal year 1988 and on 11 projects completed during the year. For the new projects, the report gives the grant number, project title, performing organization, principal investigator(s), project duration, and a project description that includes: (1) identification of water-related problems and problem-solution approach, (2) contribution to problem solution, (3) objectives, and (4) approach. The 38 projects include 14 in the area of ground-water quality problems, 10 in the science and technology of water-quality management, 4 in climate variability and the hydrologic cycle, 7 in institutional change in water-resources management, and 3 in miscellaneous water-resources management problems.
For the 11 completed projects, the report gives the grant number, project title, performing organization, principal investigator(s), starting date, date of receipt of final report, and an abstract of the final report. Each project description provides the information needed to obtain a copy of the final report.
The report also contains tables showing (1) proposals received according to
area of research interest, (2) grant awards and funding according to area of
research interest, (3) proposals received according to type of submitting
organization, and (4) awards and funding according to type of organization.
Additional Publication Details
USGS Numbered Series
Water Resources Research Grant Program Project Descriptions: Fiscal Year 1988
Geological Survey (U.S.)
U.S. Geological Survey
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