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CONTENTS

PREFACE ...................................................................................................................................... xi FOREWORD ................................................................................................................................. xiii ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ...................................................................................................................... xv CHAPTER 1. HYDROPOLITICAL VULNERABILITY AND RESILIENCE: SERIES INTRODUCTION, BY A ARON T. WOLF ..................1 1.1 Hydropolitical Vulnerability and Resilience.........................................................................1 1.2 Water and Security ..........................................................................................................5 1.2.1 International Waters................................................................................................ 5 1.2.1.1 Examining the Record ..................................................................................... 5 1.2.1.2 Tensions and Time Lags: Causes for Concern .................................................. 9 1.2.1.3 Institutional Capacity: The Heart of Conflict Management...............................10 1.2.2 Intranational Waters..............................................................................................13 1.3 Regional Instability: Political Dynamics of Loss of Irrigation Water .....................................14 CHAPTER 2. THE CONCEPT OF VULNERABILITY AS APPLIED TO NORTH A MERICA, BY ALYSSA M. N EIR, GEOFFREY T. K LISE, AND M ICHAEL E. CAMPANA ................................................................................... 17 2.1 The Boundary Waters Treaty of 1909 and the International Joint Commission (IJC)............17 2.2 International Boundary and Water Commission (IBWC) ...................................................19 2.3 Comparison of the IJC and the IBWC .............................................................................21 2.4 Hydrovulnerability .........................................................................................................21 CHAPTER 3. N ORTH AMERICA’S WATER RESOURCES, BY A LYSSA M. NEIR, GEOFFREY T. K LISE, AND MICHAEL E. CAMPANA ..............................................................................................................23 3.1 Climate ........................................................................................................................23 3.2 Water Quantity and Use ...............................................................................................23 CHAPTER 4. INTERNAL L AWS AND T HEIR POTENTIAL TO I NFLUENCE INTERNATIONAL WATER MANAGEMENT , BY A LYSSA M. NEIR, GEOFFREY T. KLISE, AND MICHAEL E. CAMPANA ............................................................27

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NORTH AMERICA :Hydropolitical Vulnerability and Resilience along International Waters  

This report focuses on the challenges and opportunities facing North America, a continent with about 6.5% of its area covered by surface fre...

NORTH AMERICA :Hydropolitical Vulnerability and Resilience along International Waters  

This report focuses on the challenges and opportunities facing North America, a continent with about 6.5% of its area covered by surface fre...

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