6 Elementa Articles for World Water Day 2018

In honor of World Water Day 2018 on March 22, we are pleased to highlight 6 water-focused articles from our open access, trans-disciplinary journal Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene. With research on floods and droughts, oceans and rivers, agriculture and food-energy systems, these articles are among Elementa‘s many peer-reviewed scientific reports addressing water challenges and solutions in this era of human impact. #WorldWaterDay

Earth & Environmental Science, Sustainability Transitions

From Figure 7 in “Water depletion: An improved metric for incorporating seasonal and dry-year water scarcity into water risk assessments”

Water depletion: An improved metric for incorporating seasonal and dry-year water scarcity into water risk assessments
Brauman KA, Richter BD, Postel S, Malsy M, Flörke M. 2016.
18,296 views/downloads, 11 citations, Altmetric Score 105

Evolving deltas: Coevolution with engineered interventions
Welch AC, Nicholls RJ, Lázár AN. 2017.
367 views/downloads, Altmetric Score 7
Special Feature: Deltas in the Anthropocene


California’s drought as opportunity: Redesigning U.S. agriculture for a changing climate
Morris KS, Bucini G. 2016.
3,214 views/downloads, 1 citation, Altmetric Score 3
Forum: New Pathways to Sustainability in Agroecological Systems

Earth & Environmental Science, Ocean Science, Sustainability Transitions

Effective inundation of continental United States communities with 21st century sea level rise
Dahl KA, Spanger-Siegfried E, Caldas A, Udvardy S. 2017.
4,495 views/downloads, Altmetric Score 65

Sustainability Transitions

From Figure 2 in “River restoration by dam removal: Enhancing connectivity at watershed scales”

River restoration by dam removal: Enhancing connectivity at watershed scales
Magilligan FJ, Graber BE, Nislow KH, Chipman JW, Sneddon CS, Fox CA. 2016.
10,290 views/downloads, 4 citations, Altmetric Score 42

Leveraging agroecology for solutions in food, energy, and water
DeLonge M, Basche A. 2017.
1,129 views/downloads, 2 citations, Altmetric Score 44
Forum: Food-Energy-Water Systems: Opportunities at the Nexus

About Elementa: Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene is a trans-disciplinary, open-access journal committed to the facilitation of collaborative, peer-reviewed research. With the ultimate objective of accelerating scientific solutions to the challenges presented by this era of human impact, it is uniquely structured into six distinct knowledge domains, and gives authors the opportunity to publish in one or multiple domains, helping them to present their research and commentary to interested readers from disciplines related to their own.

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