, Volume 25, Issue 6, pp 1243–1245 | Cite as

Freshwater inflow: Science, policy, management

  • Paul A. Montagna
  • Merryl Alber
  • Peter Doering
  • Michael S. Connor


The papers in this special issue were presented in a special session during the 2001 biennial conference of the Estuarine Research Federation held in St. Pete Beach, Florida. The session, “Freshwater inflow: Science, policy and management,” was focused on issues related to reduced freshwater inflow to estuaries. The session brought together scientists, managers, and regulators, and included presentations on the estimation of freshwater input to estuaries, development of ecological indicators to assess changes in inflow, management strategies used to set freshwater requirements, and experiences with the reintroduction of freshwater to restore inflow.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul A. Montagna
    • 1
  • Merryl Alber
    • 2
  • Peter Doering
    • 3
  • Michael S. Connor
    • 4
  1. 1.Marine Science InstituteUniversity of Texas at AustinPort Aransas
  2. 2.Department of Marine SciencesUniversity of GeorgiaAthens
  3. 3.South Florida Water Management DistrictWest Palm Beach
  4. 4.Central WharfNew England AquariumBoston

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