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Free Webinar: Crowdsourcing and Wicked Water Quality Problems

The American Water Resources Association (AWRA) has scheduled a free webinar entitled: Crowdsourcing and Wicked Water Quality Problems, for January 24th 2018 at 2pm-3pm  with Alan Kolok, Director of Idaho Water Resources Research Institute, University of Idaho as its presenter. … Continue reading

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EOS Earth, Space and Science News – January 2018

The newest issue of the the Earth, Space and Science News magazine (Volume 99 No. 1) for January 2018 looks at climate change effects, river flows, weather systems, pollution, threat to  ozone health and much more.     Persons wishing … Continue reading

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Deciphering Deluges: New modeling approach reexamines two key assumptions about flooding

For the last century, the U.S. Geological Survey, Federal Emergency Management Agency, and others have collected data on flooding activity to assess damage and help predict future events. Accurately forecasting the frequency and magnitude of flooding events is critical for infrastructure design, environmental management, and disaster preparedness and response. … Continue reading

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In Pursuit of Flash Flood Data

In his article below, Jonathan Gourley, discusses his involvement in the Automated Non-Contact Hydrologic Observations in Rivers (ANCHOR) project in order to gather Flash Flood Data. Source: In Pursuit of Flash Flood Data

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Improving Water Resources Management from the Ground Up

We all know the significance of gathering data for the effective running of our organization. Such data is ensured by acquiring reliable rain and stream flow gauges. In her article below Sarah Witman discusses guidelines put forward by the World … Continue reading

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Free Webinar: Paradigm Shifts in Water Quality Sensor Design

Data from continuous water quality monitoring networks inform critical activities across every sector of the surface water industry today, from meeting federal and state water quality standards and ensuring safe recreational waters, to researching and managing the effects of climate change. … Continue reading

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Water Well Journal – August 2017

The digital copy of the Water Well Journal, Volume 71 No. 8 for August 2017, from the National Ground Water Association (NGWA), is now available for perusal. This issue deals with topics such as green technology, geothermal installation, solar pumping … Continue reading

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A Powerful New Tool for Research

Author Terri Cook highlights an open source generic mapping tool, GMT/MATLAB Toolbox which provides interoperability, as well as, a simple and flexible interface for geoscience users. Source: A Powerful New Tool for Research

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Cities Partner to Prepare for Natural Hazards and Climate Change

This article by Magaret M. Hurtwitz et al. really highlights the significance of satellite observations, together with, meaningful partnerships, in dealing with climate change and the geophysical hazards. Source: Cities Partner to Prepare for Natural Hazards and Climate Change

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Water Demand Management: Using technology to forecast water usage and improve efficiency

With technology being a big part of our day to day lives it’s seems inevitable that it can be used to solve issues of water usage and improve efficiency. This is highlighted in an article by Lori Lovely in the June … Continue reading

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