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Collaborative Modeling for Decision Support in Water Resources: Principals and Best Practices 9. Bibliography and Additional Resources

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Bourget, E.C. (ed.) (2011). Converging Waters: Integrating Collaborative Modeling with Participatory Processes to Make Water Resources Decisions. Alexandria, VA: Institute for Water Resources Maass-White Series. [Available at:]

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Cardwell, H., S. Langsdale, and K. Stephenson. 2008. The Shared Vision Planning Primer: How to incorporate computer aided dispute resolution in water resources planning. Alexandria, VA: Institute for Water Resources IWR Report 08-R-02.

Costanza, R. and M. Ruth. 1998. Using Dynamic Modeling to Scope Environmental Problems and Build Consensus. Environmental Management 22(2): 183-195.

Creighton, J. 2010. How to Conduct a Shared Vision Planning Process. Alexandria, VA: Institute for Water Resources IWR Report 10-R-6.

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Jeong, S. M., J.H. Ryu, J.H. Lee, and R.N. Palmer. 2003. Development of a shared vision model for optimal water distribution, Korean Society of Civil Engineers, 23(3B), 191-199.

Keyes, A. M., and R.N. Palmer. 1995. An assessment of shared vision model effectiveness in water resources planning, Proceedings of the 22nd Annual National Conference, Water Resources Planning and Management Division of ASCE, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 532-535.

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Michaud, W. and S. Langsdale.  2009.  Performance Measures to Assess the Benefits of Shared Vision Planning and other Collaborative Modeling Processes. Alexandria, VA: Institute for Water Resources  IWR Report 09-R-07.

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Palmer, R.N., Werick, W.J., MacEwan, A., and Woods, A.W. 1999. Modeling water resources opportunities, challenges, and trade-offs: The use of shared vision modeling for negotiation and conflict resolution, Proceedings of the ASCE’ s 26th Annual Conference on Water Resources Planning and Management, Tempe, AZ.

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Palmer, R.N. 2007. The Confluence of a Career: Virtual Droughts, Shared-Vision Planning, and Climate Change, ASCE Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 133 (4), 287-288.

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