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The Bonn Declaration of Global Water Security

In the short span of one or two generations, the majority of the 9 billion people on Earth will be living under the handicap of severe pressure on fresh water, an absolutely essential natural resource for which there is no substitute. This handicap will be self-inflicted and is, we believe, entirely avoidable.
After years of observations and a decade of integrative research convened under the Earth System Science Partnership (ESSP) and other initiatives, water scientists are more than ever convinced that fresh water systems across the planet are in a precarious state. Mismanagement, overuse and climate change pose long-term threats to human well-being, and evaluating and responding to those threats constitutes a major challenge to water researchers and managers alike. Countless millions of individual local human actions add up and reverberate into larger regional, continental and global changes that have drastically changed water flows and storage, impaired water quality, and damaged aquatic ecosystems.
Human activity thus plays a central role in the behavior of the global water system.

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The book will include around 20 papers, each consisting of 3000- 4000 words. Contributions will be accepted from the range of papers presented at the GWSP Conference Water in the Anthropocene: Challenges for Science and Governance. Indicators, Thresholds and Uncertainties of the Global Water System.
Submitted papers should address the ways in which humans influence the dynamics of the global water system through one of the three major topics of the conference:
Global Water System - Current State and Future Challenges
global water assessments; earth observations, indicators and models; risks, extremes and variability
Global Dimensions of Change in River Basins
adaptive resource management; water security in basins; delta systems; water, energy, food security nexus; IWRM; virtual water trade
Balancing Water Needs for Humans and Nature
water quantity and quality; environmental flows; ecosystem services; conser- vation

By 31 August 2013 Full paper submission

By 30 September 2013 Internal reviewing
By 30 November 2013 External reviewing
By 31 December 2013 Revision
By 31 January 2013 Handover to Springer
July 2014 Publishing

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