Water is a topic that is addressed by a wide range of scientific disciplines and by an even broader array of nonscientific endeavors.
This section is updated periodically to include a sampling of books, articles, and documentaries that delve into water and water-related
phenomena. References are broadly categorized as General Interest or Technical/Scientific, and each reference is subcategorized as
indicated below. Click on the category to view the corresponding list of references.
includes commentaries, mixed
essays, documentaries, and magazine articles addressing water in terms of naturalism, history, myth, religion, art, music, society,
policy, and non-technical accounts of science and engineering.
includes journal papers, reviews, and books addressing
water's biological, cosmic, global, and environmental roles, as well as its molecular network, physical properties, chemical processes,
and emerging technologies.