Mid-Atlantic Water Conference: September 24-25, 2014

National Conservation Training Center Shepherdstown, W. Va. The event aims to provide exceptional opportunities for researchers, policy makers, regulators, agencies and the public to share in the latest information, technologies and research taking place in the area of water. It will provide excellent networking opportunities as well as a productive…

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New VT Degree in Water Science, Policy and Management

Virginia Tech is taking an interdisciplinary approach to meet the complex challenges of managing water by proposing a new bachelor of science degree that draws upon the resources of five of its colleges. The degree program — called Water: Resources, Policy, and Management — will be unique in the Commonwealth of…

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Announcing: VWRRC Grant Award Winners for 2014

Recently, the Water Center conducted its annual competition for recognizing and supporting students studying water resources in Virginia. In the Competitive Grants category, awards went to the following students and projects: Emily Lipscomb, Ph.D. student in the Virginia Tech Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering: “Effect of storm events on transport…

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McGuire Published in the PNAS on Hubbard Brook Project

From Virginia Tech News BLACKSBURG, Va., April 22, 2014 – A geostatistical approach for studying environmental conditions in stream networks and landscapes has been successfully applied at a valley-wide scale to assess headwater stream chemistry at high resolution, revealing unexpected patterns in natural chemical components. “Headwater streams make up the majority…

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