The Journal of South Carolina Water Resources is an annual peer-reviewed journal dedicated to scientific research and policy on all aspects of water management to prepare for and meet the growing challenge of providing water resources for sustainable growth of South Carolina’s economy while preserving its natural resources.
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All submittals are to be related to South Carolina water resources or applicable to water resource professionals within the private, public, or academic sectors in South Carolina. General categories of submissions invited by the editorial committee include data-driven analysis and policy or case study management.
- Monitoring Source and Waste Waters for Health Protection
- Climate Change - Water Cycle Assessment, Management and Planning
- Stormwater Science and Management
- Community Engagement, Citizen Science and Resiliency
- Surface and Groundwater Use Assessment and Management
- Estuarine, Coastal and Beaches Water Monitoring, Modeling and Management
- Drought and Flooding Major Extremes Monitoring and Adaptation
- Wetland Science, Restoration and Management
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2023 Special Issue
As part of the Water Chats program, the South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium, Clemson Extension, and SC Water Resources Center are coordinating the 2023 Journal of South Carolina Water Resources Special Issue focused on water quality research, natural resource management applications, and outreach and communication strategies. Water Chats is a technical training program designed to facilitate access to and use of new and emerging water quality research to inform natural resource management decisions in South Carolina. The Special Issue will be published in late summer of 2023.
Current Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1 (2023)
Evaluating the Ability of Constructed Intertidal Eastern Oyster (Crassostrea virginica) Reefs to Address Shoreline Erosion in South Carolina
Peter R. Kingsley-Smith, Andrew W. Tweel, Sharleen P. Johnson, Gary W. Sundin, Michael S. Hodges, Benjamin W. Stone, Gregory D. Sorg, and Denise M. Sanger
Relative Sea Level Rise in the Winyah Bay-Waccamaw River Tidal System Over the Last Thirteen Years
Thomas M. Williams and Thomas L. O'Halloran
Mapping and Characterization of Center Pivot and Lateral Move Irrigation Systems in South Carolina Using Quantum Geographic Information System
Udayakumar Sekaran and José O. Payero
Lessons Learned from Incorporating Climate Considerations in the Three Rivers Watershed-Based Plan
Gregory Carbone, Jory Fleming, Kathryn Ellis, and Guillermo J. Espinosa