WRC Leads a 5-year Research Effort for Improving Water Use Efficiency
A new 5 million dollar, five-year project led by the WRC and funded by the USDA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative’s Water for Food Production Systems Challenge Area will be working to identify promising emerging technologies and synergistic policies to improve technical and allocative water use efficiency in irrigated agriculture.
The research team, which includes scientists at the University of Idaho, University of Washington, Kansas State University, University of Utah, Mammoth Trading, Aspect Consulting, and a diverse group of water users and stakeholders … » More …Read Story
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: 2019 UCOWR/NIWR Annual Water Resources Conference
June 11-13, 2019 in Snowbird, Utah
Scale new heights as we come both west and up in the spectacular Wasatch Mountains in Snowbird, Utah just outside of Salt Lake City. The challenges facing the water community are constantly increasing in number and growing in complexity. In facing an uncertain future related to water availability in the West, water overabundance and quality in the East and Midwest, and water damage in the Southeast, the need for communicating our research and ideas is ever more important.
UCOWR and NIWR invite you and your colleagues to join leading researchers, educators, water managers, and other professionals from across the … » More …Read Story
CALL FOR ARTICLES: The Journal for Contemporary Water Research and Education (JCWRE) is soliciting papers for 2019 journal issues.
To be considered, submissions should be emailed to Jackie Crim at email@example.com.
Articles submitted after the deadlines will be considered for publication in upcoming issues.Read Story
Application Deadline: October 31stRead Story
The program enables graduate students to go beyond “one site, one view” in their research.
Graduate training in water science often focuses on a single field site, analytical, or modeling approach. The Pathfinder Fellowship program provides travel funds to graduate students in hydrology and related sciences to make an extended trip to enhance their research by adding a field site to conduct comparative research, collaborating with a research group, or working with researchers on adding an interdisciplinary dimension to a project. Fellowships are awarded to cover travel costs of up to a maximum of $5,000.
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Instrumentation Discovery Travel Grant (IDTG)
Application Deadline: September 30thRead Story
The program enables scientists to learn the details of hydrologic instrument installation, operation, maintenance, and data processing by visiting experts or scheduling reverse site visit.
CUAHSI offers Instrumentation Discovery Travel Grants (IDTG) of up to $1,000 to help cover travel expenses for scientists at U.S. universities and colleges to visit colleagues with specific instrumentation expertise. The objective of the travel should be to efficiently and economically learn how to install, operate, maintain, and process data from one or more hydrologic instruments. IDTG’s can: (1) enable university scientists to visit other institutions or research sites, or (2) enable a reverse … » More …
Water Resources Science & Management Undergraduate Certificate
This certificate is a 15-credit undergraduate program open to students from all colleges and disciplines who are interested in freshwater resources.Read Story
Through this program, students will develop an interdisciplinary understanding of the physical, social, and cultural drivers that shape how water is managed within the larger environmental and human landscape. Those completing this certificate will emerge with the breadth of knowledge required to think critically about water issues.
Students earning this certificate will be able to:
• Demonstrate a conceptual understanding of the interdisciplinary and often co-evolving science and policy advances for addressing freshwater issues.
• Utilize fundamentals of the physical … » More …
Washington State University Water Research is highlighted by Agriculture is America
An article in Agisamerica.org highlights a few examples of how Washington State University is working to address Washington State’s water challenges.Read Story