Posts Tagged ‘ UNL Water Center ’

Sunday with a Scientist | University of Nebraska State Museum

Mar 25th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, March 25, 2010

Danielle Moore of the UNL Water Center helps museum visitors visualize the groundwater cycle using a water machine flow model. The presentation was part of the University of Nebraska’s “Sunday with a Scientist” program on March 21. The program examined the science behind various issues related to our state’s abundant water resources, including groundwater, surface […]

Panel helps guide state water research

Feb 18th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, February 18, 2010, Issue

A public advisory panel continues to make headway in helping the University of Nebraska plan and prioritize its water-related research priorities into the future. The 15-member Water Resources Advisory Panel, begun in 2006, is one way the university partners with a the public for open discussion and advice on the state’s water challenges and how […]

Water, natural resources lecture series begins Jan. 13

Jan 6th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, January 7, 2010

A free 14-lecture water and natural resources seminar series, beginning in January, will give the public opportunities to hear top speakers address water and environmental concerns ranging from regional to global. The UNL Water Center’s annual spring semester lecture series begins Jan. 13 and ends April 28. During that time, lectures are presented each Wednesday, […]

Database links public with water research

Feb 12th, 2009 | By | Category: February 12, 2009, Issue, Research

A wealth of water-based research is available from the University of Nebraska. Finding and making sense of it just got a whole lot easier. An easily accessible and searchable database sponsored by UNL’s Water Center and the University of Nebraska’s Rural Initiative makes it easy for the public, policymakers and others to find out exactly […]

Wedin to open water lecture series Jan. 14

Jan 8th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, January 8, 2009

UNL’s annual spring semester water and natural resources seminar will feature local, national and international experts addressing topics from dryland agricultural conservation to what’s really contained in floodwaters. The 14-lecture series begins Jan. 14 and concludes April 22. All but one of the free public lectures will be in the first floor auditorium of Hardin […]

New map illustrates state’s water issues

Nov 20th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, November 20, 2008

Surface water and groundwater, irrigation, precipitation, threatened and endangered species and other water-related issues are all colorfully addressed on a “Nebraska Water Map,” available free from UNL. The 24-by-36-inch map depicts a wide range of basic but important information about Nebraska’s water resources, including a great deal about one of the state’s greatest unseen resources, […]

Colloquium to cover a variety of water-related topics

Sep 18th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, September 18, 2008

Campus researchers and students and experts from government and the private sector will make presentations on a range of water-related topics on Oct. 16 at Hardin Hall. More than a dozen presentations during the day-long event will focus on the latest research and innovative programming in the areas of water science, economics, policy and law, […]

UNL’s water expertise offered online

Sep 11th, 2008 | By | Category: Uncategorized

A new Web site from UNL provides access to a wide variety of UNL expertise on water issues. UNL research and extension experts from many water-related disciplines developed “Water is our most important natural resource,” said Elbert Dickey, dean and director of UNL Extension. “It’s critical that Nebraskans have unbiased, research-based information to help […]