In 2016 WEST became the most recently established RDI "Institutional-level" Center at the University of Arizona. Such Centers are initiated to provide unique infrastructure or technological capabilities to the UA personnel on campus.
Linking Knowledge and Action for Water Sustainability and Urban Climate Adaptation: Research Update from the ASU Decision Center for a Desert City
Dave D. White, Co-Director, Decision Center for a Desert City; Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University
This presentation will provide an update on recent research conducted at the Decision Center for a Desert City (DCDC) at Arizona State University, which is supported by the National Science Foundation’s Decision Making under Uncertainty (DMUU) program. DCDC is a transdisciplinary research center advancing knowledge, education, and community and institutional outreach for water sustainability and urban climate adaptation. To enhance the linkages between knowledge and action, interdisciplinary research teams collaborate with practitioners to produce credible science and analytical tools relevant to decision making