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Open Access Publications from the University of California

Policies for Submissions

Who Can Submit

The Center for Integrated Water Research only publishes materials about work conducted under the auspices of the Center for Integrated Water Research. For additional information, please contact


A paper may be updated or removed from public view by sending a request to the system administrator at However, a citation to the original version of the paper will always remain on the site.

Author Review

Authors do not have an opportunity to approve papers they have submitted prior to them becoming publicly available on the site; therefore, please be sure that the paper is ready for public distribution.

Rights and Permissions

Before submitting a paper to eScholarship, please be sure that all necessary permissions have been cleared. You retain the copyright to your paper and grant us the nonexclusive right to publish this material, meaning that you may also publish it elsewhere.

It is necessary that you agree to the terms of publishing in eScholarship listed in the author agreement. Please contact us for an Author Agreement. The agreement must be completed before your publication can be posted. Please send an original signed copy to:

Ms. Kivette Koeppe
Center for Integrated Water Research
University California Santa Cruz
MS: Environmental Studies
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064