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2013 Conference Proceedings Now Available! 




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Water Seminar

"Kremer Lecture - A New Approach to Source Water Protection Planning: Groundwater Site Investigations"
Wednesday, March 12
3:30-4:30 p.m.
UNL East Campus, Hardin Hall Auditorium


The next lecture in the University of Nebraska's spring water seminar series will be presented by Sujata Manandhar on March 19th. Manandhar will discuss water and climate change issues in Thailand. To view past seminars, visit the Nebraska Water Center's YouTube channel, The series is co-sponsored by the Nebraska Water Center and UNL's School of Natural Resources. See the full schedule.
Transdisciplinary Conversations

Thursday, March 20
4:30-6 p.m.
UNL East Campus, NET Building - 1800 N 33rd St
 
 

We invite the University of Nebraska's diverse Water for Food research community to j
oin us for food, drinks and casual conversation. Please check our website as RSVP and speaker details will soon be posted. To see photos from our most recent event featuring Daugherty Water for Food Institute Director of Research Christopher Neale, 
On the Blog
 
Check this recent post to see all the different countries and topics our 2013 conference speakers represented. 

And be sure to visit our blog in the future for more infographics.
Mark Your Calendars
 

 
Don't forget to register for the 40th annual Center for Great Plains Studies symposium. The April 1st-4th symposium is a collaboration with the Daugherty Water for Food Institute and the National Drought Mitigation Center and features over 40 distinguished speakers, including Ian Frazier, The New Yorker; Richard Hornbeck, Harvard University; Erwin de Nys and Nathan Engle, World Bank; Jason Clay, World Wildlife Fund; Michelle Podgornik, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; and Theib Oweis, International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas.
Water & Natural Resources Tour 
 
The 2014 Water and Natural Resources Tour will travel to Colorado and Wyoming July 15-18 to examine a variety of surface and groundwater issues in the North and South Platte River basins and look at some of the outcomes of this year's flooding on the South Platte River. The tour will include visits to reservoirs that are part of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation's North Platte irrigation project and many other stops. The tour will begin and end in Kearney. Check the Nebraska Water Center's Water Current newsletter, website or Facebook page for more details. We expect to open registration some time in early May. 
Water Funding Opportunities

National Science Foundation

Dimensions of Biodiversity 

Application Deadline: 4/3/2014

$75,000 - $2,000,000 per project

 

National Science Foundation

Application Deadline: 6/2/2014

$30,000 - $1,000,000

 

NASA

ROSES 2013: Water Resources 

Application Deadline: 4/30/2014

$50,000 - $1,000,000

Additional funding opportunities may be found at grants.gov, a single access point for individuals to search competitive funding opportunities from more than 900 grant programs offered by the 26 federal grant-making agencies.

The Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute at the University of Nebraska is a research, education, and policy analysis institute committed to helping the world efficiently use its limited freshwater resources, with particular focus on ensuring the food supply for current and future generations.

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