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Science  23 Jan 2009:
Vol. 323, Issue 5913, pp. 462-463
DOI: 10.1126/science.1169644

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Dead Pool. Lake Powell, Global Warming, and the Future of Water in the West. By James Lawrence Powell. University of California Press, Berkeley, 2008. 298 pp. $27.50, £19.95. ISBN 9780520254770.

Powell discusses how drought, dams, and climate change threaten to produce a long-term water resources crisis in the American West.