National Competitive Grants Program 104(g) RFP Issued
Arizona applications are due at the WRRC by
5:00 PM MST, February 27, 2020.
- Expand and enhance the use of hydrologic monitoring data to support advanced modeling tools to provide state-of-the-art flood and drought forecasts, and drive emergency- and water-management decision support systems.
- Research to help society deal with water scarcity or water availability challenges such as drought and/or changes in snow pack and/or runoff regimes.
- Development and evaluation of process and governance mechanisms that advance the science of ecological flows.
- Exploration and advancement of our understanding of harmful algae blooms (HABs). Proposals are sought that focus on innovations in monitoring the occurrence of HABs and algal toxins, research on factors that result in algal toxin production, and improvements in near-real-time modeling and forecasting of toxin-producing blooms
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The US Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) has announced a call for author nominations (due Saturday, November 14, 2020) for the 5th National Climate Assessment (NCA). Gregg Garfin, UArizona Associate Professor/Extension Specialist, University Director, Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center, and Deputy Director for Science Translation and Outreach, Arizona Institutes for Resilience, reflects here on his experiences heading extraordinary teams of authors on the Southwest chapter of the 3rd (2014) and 4th (2018) NCAs.
Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson is a marine biologist, policy expert, widely published writer, and founder of the Urban Ocean Lab, a think tank focused on the future of coastal cities.
WRRC Director Sharon B. Megdal participated in two virtual programs the week of October 12, 2020. She joined two panelists from Mexico to provide remarks comparing groundwater depletion and water security in the Rio Grande Basin and Colorado River Basin at the United States - Mexico Transboundary Groundwater Conference held October 14-15.